Vietnamese square sticky rice cake

Are you all set for Tet? And more importantly, have you prepared your bánh chưng yet? It's a traditional dish for the Lunar New Year. We speak to those in the know to learn all about this holiday delicacy.

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The Vietnamese traditional New Year (Tet) festival actually begins on the 23rd of the last month of the lunar year, which falls on January 17 this year, with the “Ong Cong - Ong Tao” (Land Genie and Kitchen Gods) ritual.

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These sugar-coated lotus seeds are a popular gift for newlyweds, but the sweets are also bought for friends and family during Tet. 

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Cultural characteristics of the Kho Mu
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Co Chat silk village keeps thread alive
Co Chat silk village keeps thread alive
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Nam Dinh, a rice-growing province in northern Vietnam, has more than 70 craft villages. Co Chat silk village in Truc Ninh district is one of the best known.

Ha Thai lacquer village
Ha Thai lacquer village
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Vietnamese food: Plain rice flan
Vietnamese food: Plain rice flan
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Visitors usually think about Chung cake whenever they hear about Vietnam, nevertheless, Vietnam has a nother famous cake which has been associated with Vietnamese culture for many centuries - “Banh Duc” or plain rice flan.

 
 
 
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