Author Archives: VOA Vietnam

FIVE INDISPENSABLE VIETNAMESE INGREDIENTS

As in other Southeast Asian countries, the amazing diversity of regional cuisines in Vietnam depend greatly on the different flavours used in each location. Vietnamese cooks use a lot of fresh spices, herbs and locally grown vegetables. As the climate, soil and culinary customs change throughout the country, the additives also vary. However, here are […]

CHÈ-SING THE BEST: A GUIDE TO CHÈ IN SAIGON

You may have wandered around Saigon, passing by stores or pushcart stalls selling plastic containers filled with multi-coloured beans, nuts, and other things you can’t really identify at first glance. Some of them look soupy, some look like pudding; some are hot and some are cold; and some contain basil seeds that look like little frog […]

Americans Try Vietnamese Noodles

Let’s be honest. What was your first impression trying Vietnamese noodles? Watch what Americans say about the world’s best street food in this video. The post Americans Try Vietnamese Noodles appeared first on Vietnamese Food Lovers. Source link Brought to you by Vietnam Visa Letter | Voavietnam.net – Trustworthy Vietnam Visa Agency

Shoutout to Simrans!

They say — “Life begins at…” WHATEVER. Well I thought to myself, it’s better to enjoy my birthday with this unicorn-themed cake now than when I hit 60. What do I know? Is anybody really too old for unicorns and … Continue reading → Source link

UNDERSTANDING VIETNAM’S HISTORY THROUGH FOOD

The history of Vietnam is as complex as it is fascinating. Travel back in time with us to the days of peasants and emperors, colonisation and revolutions to discover the lineage of some of Vietnam’s most essential dishes. Here’s how phở , bánh xèo and cà phê sữa đá shine a light into a complex country. An Early Start, and the Birth of […]

TOP 5 CHÈ – SWEET SOUPS MUST TRY IN SAIGON

Desserts in Vietnam are generally different than most western desserts. Granted, you will find the occasional French baked item taken straight from the patisserie and made Vietnamese here. However, one set of desserts is inherently Vietnamese: chè. There’s nothing more enjoyable on a hot summer day than eating this chilly, sweet treat. No, it’s not the famous beret-clad […]