Ca Mau dried shrimp listed in top 10 specialties of Vietnam

Ca Mau dried shrimp listed in top 10 specialties of Vietnam

The Organisation of Vietnam Records (VietKings) has announced dried shrimp made in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau among 10 famous Vietnamese specialities in 2017.

In all occasions, a xoi fix satisfies cravings

In all occasions, a xoi fix satisfies cravings

If rice is Vietnam’s staple crop, xoi (sticky rice) is the nation’s choice dish, as much as the famous pho (rice noodle soup), if not more so.

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A staple becomes a specialty in Bac Giang

A staple becomes a specialty in Bac Giang

Residents of Thu Duong Village have to “score a century” in rice noodles every day.

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Festival to honour southern foods

Festival to honour southern foods

The 6th Southern Cuisine Festival will take place in Dam Sen Culture Park in Ho Chi Minh City from May 28-June 1 to promote Vietnamese and particularly southern cuisine to both domestic and international visitors.

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Tay Ninh: Trang Bang rice paper gets heritage status

Tay Ninh: Trang Bang rice paper gets heritage status

The traditional craft of making banh trang phoi suong (dew-wetted rice paper) in Trang Bang district, Tay Ninh province, has been recognised as a National Intangible Cultural Heritage.

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Canh oranges a hit in Hanoi

Canh oranges a hit in Hanoi

Canh orange, a specialty of Hanoi during the run-up to Tet, helps make farmers prosperous, especially with assistance from the city's crop development.

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“Pho” named most iconic dish in Vietnam

“Pho” named most iconic dish in Vietnam

The New York-based news website Business Insider has singled out the most iconic food to eat in 50 countries worldwide in an article, in which “pho”, a traditional meal in Vietnam, was declared a must-try.

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Quang noodle, so good speciality!

Knowing Vietnamese noodles can be extremely helpful, as “pho” is to Hanoi and beef rice noodles is to Hue, Quang noodles is very popular in Quang Nam and Da Nang.

Banh Tet: Traditional cake in southern Vietnam

Banh Tet (round glutinous rice cake) is a traditional cake enjoyed by southern Vietnamese people on the occasion of the lunar New Year. It is considered a variant of Banh Chung (square glutinous rice cake), which is more popular in the northern region.

"Banh Chung" - the soul of Vietnamese New Year

"Banh Chung" (square glutinous rice cake) is a traditional cake of Vietnamese people in Tet holidays.

Hue's Delicacies

Besides the deluxe and very special foods that were consumed only by royalty, the ancient capital of Hue is renowned for foods of which even lowly mandarins - and now tourists - can partake.

How Vietnam attracts as the "kitchen" of the world

In Vietnam, every locality has its own specialties. The country strives to introduce its diversified and special cuisine to the world to attract travelers. At table with the VietNamNet Bridge.