Vietnamese delicacies

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When it comes to Vietnamese cuisine, one of the first images that appear in most people’s mind is banh mi.

Unique version of spring rolls

A noodle soup with special name and special ingredients from the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang

Banh cuon Cao Bang, a must-try dish in Hanoi

The mountainous dish can be eaten with minced pork paste, fried meat roll, steamed egg and spicy salted bamboo shoot.

Vietnamese food: Fish rice noodles

You can find bun ca in every corner of Hanoi because of its tasty combination of fried fish, rice noodles and broth. Each restaurant has its own secret to make their dish more special. So why don't you try it to see for yourself how nice it is.

Banh ran man – a great autumn snack to enjoy in Hanoi

The cooler weather is moving in as autumn turns to winter, and people are craving a hot snack in the early evening like banh ran man (salty glutinous rice doughnuts).

Vietnamese food: Rice cooked in bamboo tubes

Rice cooked in bamboo tubes is a speciality of the Muong ethnic group.

Vietnamese food: Grilled pork wrapped in pomelo leaves

The dish is an indispensable part of any special meal made from leaves, a tradition of the Mường ethnic group.

Vietnamese food: Mountain snail salad

If you happen to be in Mai Chau during the rainy season, mountain snail salad is a dish you shouldn’t miss.

Grilled chicken feet: crispy snack great with beer

Grilled chicken feet may sound unappetising, especially when compared to chicken wings, drumsticks or fillet steaks, but they are actually a delicacy in Vietnam, often eaten by many locals with friends and beer.

Vietnamese food: Fried mooncake

Autumn Festival means it's mooncake time! But one teacher in Hanoi is putting a whole new spin on this traditional dish. Watch our video to find out how.

The three-decade snail vermicelli restaurant in Hanoi

Opening three decades ago as a street-food shop on the pavement of Nguyen Sieu street, Mrs. Bui Thi Hue’s snail vermicelli restaurant today still retain its original flavor. Each day the small restaurant serves around 500 customers.

Vietnamese food: Grilled chicken feet

You have probably eaten chicken drumsticks or hotwings but what about chicken feet? 

Rice noodle specialty from northern port city

Crab noodle soup is a well-known specialty of the northern port city of Haiphong. Its intriguing flavor will win the heart of food lovers.

Vietnamese food: Grilled pork skewer

It may look like a simple snack, but the main ingredients for grilled pork skewers are love, care, and of course, plenty of flavour. But be warned.... one is never enough.

Food in the city

Vietnamese cuisine is one of the world’s healthiest. 

Vietnamese food: Chicken salad with mangosteen

Often referred to as the 'queen of tropical fruits', mangosteen is sweet, sour, juicy and ripes in the summer. In the south of Vietnam it is used in chicken salad, giving the dish a whole new taste sensation. 

Vietnamese food: Tofu pudding

Feeling the heat? This traditional treat is a sure fire way to cool down! Those of you with a sweet tooth won’t want to miss out on a bit of tofu pudding.

Vietnamese food: Cudweed cake/Bánh khúc

Popular with world leaders and footballers alike, banh khuc is a perfect treat to warm your cockles in winter. So grab a ball and don't forget to savour the unique taste explosion!


Vietnamese food: Snail noodle soup

You may know escargot, but have you taken a spoonful of snail noodle soup? The taste will have you slithering back for more!


Vietnamese food: Vermicelli with fried tofu and shrimp paste

You’ll find it alongside many a meal in Vietnam to add that little bit of extra flavor and a touch of spice. But shrimp paste comes into its own when its served with vermicelli, pork and tofu.