Vietnamese Cuisine

Smoked meat: A signature dish in Northwest Vietnam

Smoked meat: A signature dish in Northwest Vietnam

When thinking about the best food in Northwest Vietnam, smoked meat always springs to mind because of its deliciousness and cooking techniques. Northwest Vietnam not only intrigues many local and foreign travellers with its magnificent nature and bustle-free ambience, but it is also home to an amazing diversity of incredible cuisine. Amongst many local dishes, […]

Taste the sweet and spicy flavour of clausena berries

Taste the sweet and spicy flavour of clausena berries

[Wanderlust Tips September 2019] According to the native mother tongue of Tay and Nung ethnic minorities in the northern highlands, clausena berries fruits are “sweet berries” and they are also considered a speciality in the region. Their light aroma intertwined with their spicy inside and sweet taste of the “mountain wampee fruits” makes for countless […]

Vietnamese fermented rice delicate sour features in Vietnamese cuisine

Vietnamese fermented rice delicate sour features in Vietnamese cuisine

[Wanderlust Tips March 2019] Thanks to the fermented rice, many dishes from simple to sophisticated ones are not too intense in taste, helping diners feel the richness but also the serenity, the gentle sourness and sweetness at the same time. Many people often say markets in Vietnam are a miniature culinary world where you can […]

The season of Silver: Back Artocarpus

The season of Silver: Back Artocarpus

[Wanderlust Tips November 2018 issue] The golden silver-back Artocarpus with rosy flesh grown in Quang Binh is the most well-known across Vietnam. It not only can be served as fresh fruit but also cooked with many ingredients to create surprisingly perfect food. The northeast monsoon rustles the tree leaves on the branches which are covered […]

Explore street food from Northern to Southern VietNam

Explore street food from Northern to Southern VietNam

In all corners and streets in VietNam, from the early morning to sunset, we can hear the jingling sound of chopsticks, bowls, spoons, and ladles echoing from street vendors. People have preserved a culture of street food for hundreds of years. And whether in northern, southern, central VietNam or coastal regions, dishes served with a […]

Famous food in Danang

Famous food in Danang

Stands and storefronts line the streets of Da Nang selling all manner of local delicacies. Central Vietnamese food, prepared fresh by vendors and enjoyed by locals on Vietnam’s signature low stools and plastic chairs, offers surprising variety in both tasteand presentation. Banh xeo These are Vietnamese crepes. The name literally means “sizzling cake” and the […]

Guide to Eating Pho in Vietnam

Guide to Eating Pho in Vietnam

Andrea Nguyen, author of The Pho Cookbook: Easy to Adventurous Recipes for Vietnam’s Favorite Soup and Noodles, is no stranger to eating her way through Vietnam. As she said, Pho and the way it is prepared in different parts of the country reflects Vietnam’s distinct regional cuisines. How to Eat Pho Before you begin, Nguyen […]

The most popular food to eat in Hue

The most popular food to eat in Hue

Hue food mainly focuses on its own specialities which are mainly processed in the special style, strongly influenced by the palace processing style. In fact, Hue culinary still remains in its traditional characters, which are very picky in processing methods, choosing materials, and presenting the dishes. Here are the best Hue food dishes to eat […]

10 Vietnamese foods you need to try

10 Vietnamese foods you need to try

Vietnamese food is distinct and unforgettable. The cuisine relies on a balance of salty, sweet, sour and hot flavours, achieved through use of nuoc mam, a fermented fish sauce, cane sugar, the juice of kalamansi citrus fruit or tamarind and chilli peppers. Dishes use plenty of fresh herbs but tend not to be overly spicy, as chilli […]