Vietnamese flavour on Zanzibar Island

Vietnamese flavour on Zanzibar Island

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. (Feb 05, 2022 09:24:00)


'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. 

Fried spring rolls with clam worms: A delicacy that warms people in early winter

  Dec 26, 2021 14:52:26
NDO/VNS - Fried spring rolls with clam worms are a delicacy made from ‘ruoi’, a worm that lives in the silt of coastal fields. 

'Au tau' - a special porridge favoured by H'mong people in Ha Giang

  Dec 19, 2021 22:28:43
The main ingredient of a special porridge favoured by the Hmong people in Ha Giang is the root of the monkshood aconite plant, known as 'au tau', which typically grows on Ha Giang’s highest mountain peak, Tay Con Linh. 

Stewed clam worms with star fruits: A delicacy of the North

  Dec 11, 2021 11:43:32
NDO/VNS - In late autumn and early winter, northern farmers harvest a worm that lives in the silt of coastal fields. The worm is known as ‘ruoi’, a precious gift from heaven. 

Programme introduces Italian cuisine in Vietnam

  Dec 08, 2021 16:25:36
NDO - The event named "A Taste of Italy Everyday", introducing some specialties of Italian cuisine, will take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, from December 9 to 19, according to the Italian Embassy in Hanoi. 

Molasses glutinous rice cake helps to put Thai Binh on the map

  Nov 20, 2021 12:17:29
NDO/VNS - Molasses glutinous rice cake (locally known as ‘banh mat’) is among the many special dishes of Bach Thuan Village that help put Thai Binh Province on the map as a traditional cuisine centre. 

Quail served with sticky rice – a must-try dish of autumn

  Nov 14, 2021 12:41:20
NDO/VNS - Vietnamese cuisine has many versions of sticky rice, like mung bean sticky rice with crispy fried shallots, chicken sticky rice, or corn sticky rice, that can be eaten all year round, but there is one that is enjoyed only in autumn – quail over sticky rice. 

Banh Bo Thot Not (baked honeycomb cake), one of best dishes to try in Mekong Delta

  Nov 07, 2021 21:34:02
While baked honeycomb cake can be found anywhere in Vietnam, the version that uses palm sugar can only be retrieved in the province of An Giang, in which a lot of ice apple trees, the species that produces palm sugar, are planted. 

Lang Son Tourism - Cuisine Festival Opens

  Nov 06, 2021 19:09:37
NDO - The People's Committee of Lang Son province, the Business Association of Lang Son province and Trong Tin Co., Ltd. co-organised the Lang Son Tourism - Cuisine Festival 2021, which was held at Ky Lua Walking Street, on November 5 and 6. 

Vietnam’s culinary world records recognised by WorldKings and WRA

  Nov 03, 2021 04:51:57
NDO/VNA – For the first time, Vietnam has five culinary world records recognised by both the World Records Union (WorldKings) and the World Records Association (WRA), according to the Vietnam Records Organisation (VietKings). 

Mo Village’s tofu – special dish of Hanoi

  Oct 30, 2021 14:37:32
NDO/VNA – Tofu made in Mo Village, presently known as Mai Dong village in Hanoi’s Hoang Mai District, has been well-known as the most delicious tofu in Hanoi, giving rise to the moniker, “Mo Village’s Tofu”. 

‘Bun day’: A must-try dish in Binh Dinh

  Oct 24, 2021 19:22:38
NDO/VNS – Binh Dinh is not only well known nationwide for its seafood dishes, such as fried squid with garlic sauce but also the traditional handmade ‘bun day’ (vermicelli). 

Hue moves to become food capital of Vietnam

  Oct 24, 2021 12:09:37
NDO – The imperial capital of Hue boasts exceptional culinary arts, which is one of the most competitive advantages in tourism development. Over the past few years, the city’s authorities have displayed determination and exerted efforts towards the preservation, building and promotion of its quintessential culinary culture, targeting to develop the city into the ‘food capital" of Vietnam. 

Crunchy roasted pork: A special treat in Duong Lam village

  Oct 09, 2021 11:27:17
NDO/VNA - It would be great regret if visitors to Duong Lam village in Son Tay town, Hanoi skip the local crunchy roasted pork which is a renowned dish of this village.