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 […]

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 […]