Dong Thap sets World Record for making 200 lotus-based dishes

Dong Thap sets World Record for making 200 lotus-based dishes

NDO/VNA - The World Records Union (WorldKings) and the Vietnam Records Organisation (Vietkings) have recognised the first Dong Thap Lotus Festival 2022 as the world's largest event of processing and presentation of 200 lotus-based dishes. (May 23, 2022 15:34:00)


‘A quat’ cake: A special dish of Ta Oi ethic people

  Mar 26, 2022 15:57:49
‘A quat’ (loved cake) is a special dish of Ta Oi ethnic people in A Luoi District, Thua Thien Hue Province. 

Developing the Hanoi food travel map

  Mar 24, 2022 11:31:59
NDO - Hanoi has been listed among the 25 best tourist destinations for food lovers in the world as voted by Tripadvisor readers. Previously, the capital city was placed among the world’s 16 greatest cities for food as selected by the UK’s Telegraph newspaper. 

‘Ba khia’ salted crab: An intangible cultural heritage of Ca Mau people

  Mar 20, 2022 10:58:08
‘Ba khia’ (three-striped salted crab) is one of the many specialities of Ca Mau province. The traditional craft of making salted fermented ‘ba khia’ has been recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage. 

Seven-coloured sticky rice: A must-try dish in Lao Cai Province

  Mar 05, 2022 11:26:08
NDO/VNS – ‘Xoi bay mau’ (seven-coloured) sticky rice of Lao Cai Province was recently chosen as one of the top 100 best culinary dishes of Vietnam by Vietkings. 

‘Banh tam bi’: An appealing street food dish in Mekong Delta

  Feb 27, 2022 16:50:21
‘Banh tam bi’ is often regarded as a popular street food dish in the Mekong Delta, thanks to its delicious and appealing taste. 

'Bun quay’: A common breakfast dish on Phu Quoc Island

  Feb 12, 2022 10:13:58
Aside from the various fresh and delectable seafood dishes, Phu Quoc Island off Kien Giang Province also offers ‘bun quay’ (literally stirred noodle soup). 

Hanoi among world's 25 best destinations for food lovers

  Feb 08, 2022 15:20:35
NDO - Hanoi has been listed among the 25 best tourist destinations for food enthusiasts, as voted by TripAdvisor readers. 

Vietnamese flavour on Zanzibar Island

  Feb 05, 2022 09:24:00
NDO – The lovely wooden tables on the sand with a wooden sign saying: “Special Pho will be included on the menu this week” or “Only this week, we have a new dish for you: Beef noodle soup” invited diners to “Duyen – Vietnamese Homecooking”, the restaurant of Nguyen Thi Kim Anh in Zanzibar. 

Sa Chau fish sauce - specialty condiment of Nam Dinh province

  Feb 03, 2022 09:18:17
NDO/VNA – Sa Chau village of Giao Chau commune in Giao Thuy district, the northern province of Nam Dinh, has long been famous for the traditional production of fish sauce whose pungent smell can grasp any visitor’s attention before they reach the village’s gate. 

‘Yao’ leaf powder soup: A traditional Tet dish of Ede ethnic people

  Jan 31, 2022 14:55:06
NDO/VNA - Ede ethnic people have their own traditional dishes for Tet holiday, which include grilled fish, bitter eggplant with ants, papaya with ants, rice, and yao leaf (a wild plant in the Central Highlands region) powder soup. 

Vietnamese traditional offering trays prepared for Lunar New Year's Eve

  Jan 31, 2022 13:42:14
NDO/VNA – According to ancient traditions, on the last day of a lunar year, a typical Vietnamese family puts aside everything to prepare a feast to worship their grandparents and ancestors, praying for a brighter year ahead. 

Grape fruit flower tea – a specialty of Hanoi

  Jan 23, 2022 22:00:32
NDO/VNA - Vietnam’s traditional tea art is neither sophisticated like the Japanese tea art nor complicated like the Chinese one. There are many types of tea in Vietnam, grape fruit flower tea is no doubt one of the most renowned, and a truly specialty of Hanoi. 

Pink cake: A sweet treat from Vietnam's coconut capital

  Jan 16, 2022 16:40:41
NDO/VNS- The central province of Binh Dinh is famed for its spectacular landscapes and unique delicacies that can't be found elsewhere. ‘Banh hong’ (pink cake) is one such dish and the dessert is made from the local sticky rice genre named ‘ngu’, which is fragrant and soft. 

'Bun ngan' – A favourite dish all year round

  Jan 01, 2022 15:52:32
NDO/VNA - In Hanoi, 'bun ngan' (noodles soup with mule duck) is a favourite dish all year round.