Clams cooked rice

These ingredients culminate in a distinctive balance of sweetness, saltiness, sourness, and spiciness with two separate crunchy textures.

Broken rice – Ho Chi Minh City

Friendly, informal, local, bright, fresh, crisp, colourful, cheap and delicious; the food and people here make me very happy indeed.

Thit kho tau is my lifetime favorite

With the new year fast approaching, most of the families in Vietnam are preparing a big pot of thit kho tau to enjoy for at least the first three days of new year.

A cake made at the speed of sound

It takes a second to make the so-called banh xeo which literally means ‘sizzling cake’, the sound it makes when the rice batter is poured into the hot pan.

Bun Bo Hue is just too yummy to have just 1 bowl

The favors spicy, sour, salty, and sweet are all at once just like all aspects of life. This is also a significance of Vietnamese food which is reflecting genuinely stories about people and land.

The luxury food for commoners

Taking root in an earthy, long-simmered beef broth—shot through with clove, ginger, and star anise—the soup is filled out with rice noodles and one or more varieties of raw or cooked beef, tendon, or tripe.

Family meal is the core value of the society

Rice is the dietary staple which most people eat three meals a day. The common practice is to prepare several dishes that are placed on a tray or table that people sit around.