Sticky rice ice cream: A summer treat to beat Hanoi heat

Sticky rice ice cream: A summer treat to beat Hanoi heat

Amid the powerful summer heat in Hanoi, it's worth experiencing 'kem xoi' (sticky rice ice cream, which can help to cool the body from the inside. (9 hours ago)


Steamed rice paper rolls with squid cakes in Ha Long

  May 09, 2021 14:00:12
In Ha Long, steamed rice paper rolls (banh cuon) are eaten with squid cakes instead of pork cakes or grilled pork as in other places in the north, creating a whole new style. 

Deep herring salad in Nha Trang

  May 01, 2021 16:44:22
Deep herring is a type of forage fish, living near the coast and swimming in large schools. Nha Trang deep herring salad can be found anywhere in town. 

River moss, a Vietnam mountain delicacy

  Apr 25, 2021 10:34:24
River moss, a special freshwater version of kelp, is used by the Thai and Tay ethnic people in northern Vietnam's mountainous areas as a delicacy, often appearing in huge banquets cooked for guests at important events like weddings or house-warming parties. 

Festival introduces traditional cakes of southern region

  Apr 22, 2021 10:53:26
NDO – The Traditional Southern Cake Festival is taking place at the Ca Mau Provincial Conventional Centre from April 20 to 24, displaying hundreds of traditional cakes from localities across the southern region. 

Contest promotes true taste of Italy

  Apr 20, 2021 16:41:59
NDO – The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (ICHAM) and the Italian Embassy in Vietnam announced the launch of a cooking contest entitled ‘Vao Bep Kieu Y’ (Italian Cuisine - Italian Style) at a press conference held in Hanoi on April 20. 

Grilled fish rice paper a signature Quy Nhon dish

  Apr 11, 2021 21:55:28
Grilled fish rice paper, eaten with Vietnamese coriander and chili sauce, is a delicacy distinctive to coastal town Quy Nhon. 

Vietnamese restaurant named among Asia's best

  Apr 08, 2021 10:39:36
NDO/VNA – A Vietnamese restaurant has been named among the 50 best in Asia. 

Map of Vietnam’s culinary tourism launched

  Apr 02, 2021 11:10:28
NDO – The Restaurant Association of Vietnam, in coordination with the Vietnam Culinary Culture Association and the World Food Travel Association, held a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on April 1 to announce the ‘Map of Vietnam’s culinary tourism’ project. 

Exhibition to highlight French gastronomy

  Mar 23, 2021 16:00:52
NDO – A photo exhibition entitled ‘Toque blanche’ will kick off at the French Cultural Institute in Hanoi (L'Espace) on April 9, to highlight the excellence of French gastronomy. 

‘Com hap la sen’ takes pride of place in Hue's royal gastronomy

  Mar 14, 2021 14:28:05
Com hap la sen (Steamed rice with lotus seeds, wrapped in a lotus leaf) was once the food of kings in the 18th century, during the Nguyen Dynasty. 

Mao Dien rolled rice pancakes – special treat for visitors to Bac Ninh

  Mar 06, 2021 11:22:11
NDO/VNA – The fine combination of rice, fried onion flakes and tangy sauce makes “banh cuon Mao Dien” (Mao Dien steamed rolled rice pancakes) unforgettable to anyone who tastes them. 

Ginger jam: A spicy-sweet delicacy of Hue city

  Feb 28, 2021 13:38:35
NDO/VNA - The ginger ‘jam’ made in Kim Long Ward, Hue City, in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, stands out for its authenticity and absence of additives. The specialty is consumed in large amounts during the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival. 

Chef promotes the quintessence of Vietnamese cuisine

  Feb 18, 2021 10:04:51
NDO – Starting from its first video posted more than one year ago on the traditional food offerings of the Vietnamese people during the Tet (lunar New Year) festival, the YouTube channel Bep Nha Chau (My Family’s Kitchen) by chef Nguyen Phuong Hai has uploaded nearly 130 vlogs introducing viewers to the essence of Vietnamese dishes across the country, making it a favourite place for lovers of Vietnamese cuisine. 

Cylindrical ‘chung’ cake wrapped in ‘chit’ leaves

  Feb 12, 2021 09:53:09
NDO – Nhan Dan (People) reporter Duong Van Muu relives his childhood memory of making long ‘chung’ (glutinous rice) cakes wrapped in ‘chit’ leaves, a variant of the square ‘chung’ cake which is more popular in the northern region. The cake is a traditional cake enjoyed by his villagers on the occasion of the Lunar New Year (Tet).