How to Make Vietnamese Iced Coffee


The Origins of The Brew  Before you learn how to make Vietnamese coffee, perhaps you should gain an understanding of just how important coffee is to Vietnam. For instance, did you know that Vietnam is the second biggest coffee bean producer after Brazil? Who would have guessed? This is because the climate and altitude of […]



The first time I went out to eat at a Vietnamese restaurant with my family, I was very unsure of what to expect. I had the misconception that the meal would be your run-of-the mill greasy, heavy food, requiring a great deal of extra sweat time at the gym. I was surprised and delighted when […]

Vietnamese Lettuce Wraps


A fragrant and satisfying appetizer (as well as an excellent use for leftover roast pork and poached or steamed shrimp), these flavorful bundles are great dipped in nuoc cham, a sweet and spicy Vietnamese sauce. MAKES ABOUT 20 WRAPS INGREDIENTS 1 bunch scallions, green parts only1 head bibb lettuce, leaves separated and halved through rib4 oz. […]

Do Chua Recipe – Vietnamese Pickled Daikon & Carrots


If you’ve had Vietnamese food, you’ve probably at some point caught a whiff of these pickles, or do chua. Do chua literally means “pickled stuff.” Like pickles in other cuisine, they pair well with salty and fatty foods. They’re great on bánh mì, bánh xèo, bún thịt nướng, bún chả, chả gìo, and the list goes on. […]

Vietnamese Egg Rolls Recipe (Chả Giò)


My mom is an incredible chef and a very generous person. Her keen sense of taste and relentless persistence allows her to fine-tune recipes into some of the best foods I’ve ever had. It was my mom and grandma’s cooking that made their home the gathering point for lunch and dinner multiple times a week. Additionally, […]

Vietnamese Quang Noodle Recipe (Mi Quang)


One of specific Vietnamese Noodle Recipes is Quang Noodle (Mi Quang). It came from Quang Nam, Vietnam. However, today, you can find it easily any restaurand around my country, especially HCMC. It can become the main dish for your family meals if you are ready to cook. It contains 4 main elements of one good meal: Protein, lipid, […]

Easy Vietnamese recipe Simmer Soft Shelled Crabs with Coconut fruit


One of easy Vietnamese recipes is Simmer Soft Shelled Crabs with Coconut Fruit dish. The meat of this kind of crabs is soft, sweet and easy to create many delicious dishes which suit with young people. In addition, meat of crabs contains many calcium and protein which are really good for health and bones. Moreover, the shell of crabs […]

20 Vietnamese Foods You Really Should Be Trying


1. Bánh Cuốn (Steamed Rice Cake) Via Soft, delicately thin sheets of steamed rice cakes are served with crispy fried shallots, chopped cucumber, shredded romaine lettuce, bean sprouts, slices of pork sausage, chopped shrimp, scallions, and ground beef – all drizzled with fish sauce. Sometimes, the restaurants that serve these will usually complement bánh cuốn with […]

10 delicious Vietnamese dishes


Vietnamese cuisine doesn’t win any points for complexity. Many of the most popular dishes can be made just as well on the side of the road as in a top-end restaurant. But it’s precisely this simplicity, the subtle variations by region and the fresh ingredients that keep us pulling up a plastic stool for more. […]

A Basic Introduction to Vietnamese Food


Erin Zimmer Pho in Hanoi. [Photographs: Erin Zimmer] What makes Vietnamese food special? After an eating tour with Intrepid Travel*, it’s the fresh herbs and stinky fish sauce that I cannot un-smell. These fragrant elements play an important role in just about every dish in the Vietnamese cuisine canon. Each dish could really have its own […]

Vietnamese Roasted Duck Recipe


Roasted duck is one of popular Vietnamese Dish Recipes.  This dish is good for health, because ducks are fed natural and scientific processing. The preferred of roast duck is skin which is thin, crispy, dark yellow. Vietnamese duck is fat, after being roast in the big fireplace, you slice duck meat and skin to serve your clients […]

Moon cake of Vietnam

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Mask, drum and lantern. They are the basic things for a important night in the middle of the autumn. But, there are two important kinds of cake for the night, it is “banh nuong”(grilled sticky rice cake) and “banh deo”( sticky rice cake). They have a common name, it is “moon cake”. In addition to […]

Bun Thang, have you ever eaten it?

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How many kinds of bun have you eaten in Vietnam? Have you eaten “Bun thang” (Vermicelli and chicken soup)? If you ate this dish, you cancook this dish with below recipe. If you have not eaten “bun thang”, you should read about it before eating. Don’t be afraid! it is very delicious, you should read […]

Recipe: “Bun Thang”(Vermicelli and chicken soup)

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After reading the post about “bun thang” do you want to cook this dish? If you want, you can prepare ingredients right now or later because you have not read this post. Or reading ingredients and going to buy, and coming back and continute reading. Okay, I say too much. Your dish, your decision. Start!!! […]

Water lily vermicelli in Vung Tau


Water lily vermicelli combines flavors of the three cultures of Khmer, Chinese and Vietnamese people with its unique soup cooked from fish, shrimp, squid accompanied with water lily. Located 125 km from Ho Chi Minh city, Vung Tau is a port city featuring boats from many regions and maybe explains why sailors have helped bring […]

Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup – Pho Recipe Video


Making your own fabulous bowl of Vietnamese pho soup at home is not hard, all you need is a straightforward recipe, a few secrets and a nice big stockpot. You’ve had Pho before, right? If not, it’s a wonderfully delicate Vietnamese noodle soup, made from beef bones, ginger, onions and lots of aromatic spices. It’s nothing short […]

Boiled Peanuts Recipe [Seasoned With Salt]


Many Vietnamese people fled their home country after the Vietnam War and ended up in Louisiana. The Vietnamese were exposed to new, local foods resulting in some current mainstays of Vietnamese cuisine, such as Cajun crawfish boil, chicory in Vietnamese coffee and of course, boiled peanuts. These are popularly boiled with just salt, or with Cajun spices, but in this recipe we’re […]