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  • What Is Watercress?
    10 22 2018

    What Is Watercress?

    Watercress has a peppery flavor that will add a natural zing to your meals, whether you are putting together a salad, sandwich, sumptuous soup or main course.

  • You Might Be Seasoning Your Food with Plastic
    10 22 2018

    You Might Be Seasoning Your Food with Plastic

    A new study by Greenpeace in Asia and South Korea's Incheon Nation University shows that around 90% of all table salt actually contains plastic.

  • A Food Map of Where to Eat What in Vietnam
    10 13 2018

    A Food Map of Where to Eat What in Vietnam

    A primer on dishes from different locations in Vietnam that will whet the appetite of both visitors and locals.

  • How Many Roux Can You Do?
    10 05 2018

    How Many Roux Can You Do?

    1:1 ratio of fat to flour, that’s the basic start to a classic roux, a French paste that’s used to thicken numerous sauces, from white sauce to Espagnole.

  • Ant’s Egg Rice Cakes, A Tuyên Quang Specialty
    10 02 2018

    Ant’s Egg Rice Cakes, A Tuyên Quang Specialty

    Bánh nếp nhân trứng kiến, glutinous rice cakes filled with ant eggs, are a specialty of the Tày, an ethnic group that has existed for hundreds of years in the northern province of Tuyên Quang.

  • 15 Different Mushrooms and How to Cook Them
    09 27 2018

    15 Different Mushrooms and How to Cook Them

    Mushroom season is upon us, the best time of the year for that vegetarian umami goodness we all associate with a delicious hit of fungi flavor.

  • Steamed Dumplings Show Việt Nam’s History
    09 26 2018

    Steamed Dumplings Show Việt Nam’s History

    Bánh bột lọc is a popular dish in Việt Nam’s north and central regions. These clear dumplings cooked in banana leaves are said to have originated in the former imperial capital city of Huế.

  • 6 Simple Ways to Tenderise Meat
    09 26 2018

    6 Simple Ways to Tenderise Meat

    Cheaper cuts of meat may be big on flavour but can sometimes be too tough to handle.

  • The Science of Meringue
    09 19 2018

    The Science of Meringue

    The scientific secrets behind the perfect meringue, from the correct amount of sugar and egg whites, to ideal oven temperature.

  • Coconut Milk from A to Z: 26 Things to Know
    09 04 2018

    Coconut Milk from A to Z: 26 Things to Know

    What is Coconut Milk? 26 interesting facts and figures about the liquid that comes from mature coconuts, used to cook savoury and sweet dishes.

  • Hà Nội to host Cuisine Culture Festival
    08 27 2018

    Hà Nội to host Cuisine Culture Festival

    Famous specialities of Hà Nội will be featured during the Hà Nội Cuisine Culture Festival from October 5-7.

  • 10 Numbers About Tuna Fish
    08 23 2018

    10 Numbers About Tuna Fish

    Everything you need to know about the popular and widely consumed saltwater fish: find out some numbers to discover some curiosities about tuna.

  • What Is Cardamom? Meet The Queen of Spices
    08 21 2018

    What Is Cardamom? Meet The Queen of Spices

    Prized for its aroma, cardamom is one of the most expensive spices in the world (third after saffron and vanilla). Its scent is a cross between mint and eucalyptus, a quality that distinguishes cardamom among the rest.

  • Hot Steamed Rice Rolls, A Must Try in Cao Bằng
    08 21 2018

    Hot Steamed Rice Rolls, A Must Try in Cao Bằng

    Steamed rolls made of rice flour, locally known as bánh cuốn, are a popular dish across Việt Nam.

  • How to Soften Brown Sugar?
    08 21 2018

    How to Soften Brown Sugar?

    Brown sugar is an ally to the baker but a great annoyance when it has hardened.

  • Superstar Pastry Chef's 'Food Porn' Has Instagram Drooling
    08 06 2018

    Superstar Pastry Chef's 'Food Porn' Has Instagram Drooling

    When Cedric Grolet takes out his pastry knife, millions of mouths water.

  • The Science of Meat Fat
    08 06 2018

    The Science of Meat Fat

    The amount of fat in meat influences its flavor, tenderness and juiciness. Don't miss these tips for trimming meat and improving its cooking process.

  • The Golden Spoon Awards 2018 Is Postponed
    07 30 2018

    The Golden Spoon Awards 2018 Is Postponed

    According to the organizer’s official announcement, the Golden Spoon Awards is delayed its comeback for another year.

  • Prickly Pear from A to Z: 26 Things to Know
    07 18 2018

    Prickly Pear from A to Z: 26 Things to Know

    What is Prickly Pear? 26 interesting facts and figures about this delicious fruit used in several Mexican specialities and beverages.

  • CNN to Broadcast Film On Hà Nội
    06 27 2018

    CNN to Broadcast Film On Hà Nội

    CNN will be broadcasting a short film on Hà Nội in Asia, Europe, North America and the Middle East from June 16 to 28.

  • World's 50 Best 2018, Top 10 Restaurants in 10 Dishes
    06 27 2018

    World's 50 Best 2018, Top 10 Restaurants in 10 Dishes

    Enjoy a dish from every restaurant in the top 10 of the World's 50 Best Restaurants 2018 list, from Osteria Francescana at #1 to Asador Etxebarri at #10.

  • Feast On Fancy Fish Eyes in Tuna-Loving Phú Yên
    05 17 2018

    Feast On Fancy Fish Eyes in Tuna-Loving Phú Yên

    The central coastal province of Phú Yên, a land of immense green grass fields scattered with yellow flowers and stunningly beautiful cliffs abutting the blue sea, is a highlight on the tourism map of Việt Nam.

  • Hue looks to become ‘food capital’ of Vietnam
    05 17 2018

    Hue looks to become ‘food capital’ of Vietnam

    Hue city, which has long been known as the only place in Vietnam that has royal dishes, is striving to become the capital of gastronomy in Vietnam.

  • Japan Won Bocuse D'or Asia-Pacific 2018
    05 12 2018

    Japan Won Bocuse D'or Asia-Pacific 2018

    After two days of intense competition, Japanese chef Hideki Takayama has emerged victorious at the Bocuse d’Or Asia-Pacific 2018 held in Guangzhou, China and will now head with his team to the final in Lyon in 2019.

  • Bocuse D'or Asia Pacific Selection: 11 Teams Are Ready to Compete
    05 08 2018

    Bocuse D'or Asia Pacific Selection: 11 Teams Are Ready to Compete

    Asia-Pacific will be the next region to compete in the gripping continental selection round of the prestigious gastronomy contest, Bocuse d'Or sponsored by S. Pellegrino.

  • Expat Chefs Go Creative with Phu Quoc Spices
    05 08 2018

    Expat Chefs Go Creative with Phu Quoc Spices

    Phu Quoc is a dreamy island in South Vietnam that attracts an influx of tourists from all over the world.

  • How to Sous Vide Vegetables
    05 05 2018

    How to Sous Vide Vegetables

    A lot of focus with sous vide cooking, that is, cooking in a water bath, is on how to cook meat or fish.

  • How to Choose the Perfect Chef's Knife?
    04 20 2018

    How to Choose the Perfect Chef's Knife?

    Choosing the best chef's knife for you is so much more than, well, just choosing a knife. There are so many things to consider: comfort, durability, material – the list goes on.

  • Elite Traveler's 100 Best Restaurants in The World 2018
    04 20 2018

    Elite Traveler's 100 Best Restaurants in The World 2018

    Elite Traveler has revealed its annual list of the 100 best restaurants in the world, as voted for by its readers, with Chicago's Alinea returning to the top spot, having taken the title in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

  • First Asian Food Festival to be held
    04 20 2018

    First Asian Food Festival to be held

    Mon Asian Food Festival - MAFF 2018 will be held for the first time in Hà Nội and Hạ Long Bay to mark the National Tourism Year 2018 with theme Hạ Long - Heritage, Wonder, Friendly Destination.

  • Bowls of Cháo Trai Delight Hà Nội
    04 11 2018

    Bowls of Cháo Trai Delight Hà Nội

    Mother-of-pearl porridge is among the specialties of Hà Nội.

  • Fast Food and Its Invasion of Vietnam's Culinary Paradise
    04 06 2018

    Fast Food and Its Invasion of Vietnam's Culinary Paradise

    Nothing could be more different from fast food, the American way, than the traditional Vietnamese diet.

  • Around The Mulberry Bush: Sample A Juicy April Delicacy in Hanoi
    04 06 2018

    Around The Mulberry Bush: Sample A Juicy April Delicacy in Hanoi

    Hundreds of the capital's mulberry orchards are coming into season.

  • Nem Nướng Cái Răng, A Specialty of Cần Thơ
    03 29 2018

    Nem Nướng Cái Răng, A Specialty of Cần Thơ

    Each place in Việt Nam is known for its local produce and specialities – Hà Nội is famous for phở, bún bò from the central city of Huế and nem nướng Cái Răng from the southern province of Cần Thơ.

  • 8 Numbers Behind… Whisky
    03 20 2018

    8 Numbers Behind… Whisky

    Everything you need to know about one of the world’s most popular and widely consumed spirits. Here are some numbers to help you to know whisky better.

  • The Science of Mirepoix
    03 20 2018

    The Science of Mirepoix

    Mirepoix, the mix of fried diced vegetables used as a base for cooking, is a matter of chemistry. Don't miss these tips to adjust its flavour intensity.

  • These Are the World's Most Expensive Spices
    03 17 2018

    These Are the World's Most Expensive Spices

    For many centuries the world's most expensive spice was black pepper. As cultivation increased and black pepper became a household staple around the world its price subsequently dropped. Today, black pepper is one of the world's most affordable spices.

  • What is a Century Egg?
    03 17 2018

    What is a Century Egg?

    It holds the title of being one of the strangest foods in the world. Some find it alluring while others can't phatom tasting it: we are referring to none other than the century egg.

  • Bocuse D’or Culinary Contest Comes to Việt Nam
    03 02 2018

    Bocuse D’or Culinary Contest Comes to Việt Nam

    Bocuse d’Or, the world-class cuisine competition today launched its first Vietnam contest at the Residence of France in HCM City.

  • Food Trends of 2018
    03 01 2018

    Food Trends of 2018

    World Food Trends in 2018 were forecasted by experts from all over the world and reliable food web sites, based on a number of factors, including people’s interest to the food, especially, how good the dish is to public health.

Hot restaurants

World's 50 Best 2018, Top 10 Restaurants in 10 Dishes

World's 50 Best 2018, Top 10 Restaurants in 10 Dishes

Enjoy a dish from every restaurant in the top 10 of the World's 50 Best Restaurants 2018 list, from Osteria Francescana at #1 to Asador Etxebarri at #10.

News

What Is Watercress?

What Is Watercress?

Watercress has a peppery flavor that will add a natural zing to your meals, whether you are putting together a salad, sandwich, sumptuous soup or main course.

Cuisine & Nutrition

Sauces and Herbs to Die For

Sauces and Herbs to Die For

Vietnamese dipping sauce and a huge variety of fresh aromatic herbs are the soul of the country’s cuisine.

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