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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Spirit of Việt Nam: Nem Rán and Nem Cuốn
    09 19 2018

    The Spirit of Việt Nam: Nem Rán and Nem Cuốn

    In Vietnamese cuisine, nem rán (fried spring rolls) and nem cuốn tôm thịt (fresh shrimp and pork rolls) are among the most popular and tasty of the hundreds of local dishes that residents and foreigners alike enjoy.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • New and interesting types of watermelon
    02 24 2018

    New and interesting types of watermelon

    Besides regular and original choices of fruits for Tet (as cherimoya, coconut, papaya, and mangoes), watermelon is one the most popular options in southern Vietnam.

  • Which Foods Are The Most Nutritious?
    01 12 2018

    Which Foods Are The Most Nutritious?

    We're constantly being told to get a wide variety of fruit and vegetables into our daily diets. They're packed with nutrients and vitamins and the age old five-a-day mantra is still followed by many.

  • Mushroom – The Representative Cuisine of the Fall: Imported Mushrooms
    10 26 2017

    Mushroom – The Representative Cuisine of the Fall: Imported Mushrooms

    Mushroom is the real “safe and organic” food.

  • Ly Son Island Is in Company
    10 21 2017

    Ly Son Island Is in Company

    Ly Son island in Quang Ngai province is so well known from all over the country about its single garlic cloves, a famous specialty because of its flavor, healing ability, and also its ridiculously high price on markets.

  • Weaver Ants’ Eggs – Specialty of Ham Ho
    09 11 2017

    Weaver Ants’ Eggs – Specialty of Ham Ho

    Whoever already has a crush on weaver ants’ eggs certainly have to know Ham Ho, Binh Dinh province. People have said that ants’ eggs are given special gifts because they’re delicious, exotic, and nutritious yet also so rare.

  • 9 Popular Japanese Salads & Vegetable Dishes
    08 25 2017

    9 Popular Japanese Salads & Vegetable Dishes

    Japanese cuisine is regarded as one of the healthiest in the world, and meals comprise a large proportion of salads and vegetable-based dishes.

  • Insects A Delicacy for Vietnamese Foodies
    07 25 2017

    Insects A Delicacy for Vietnamese Foodies

    To many foreigners, Vietnamese are considered adventurous eaters – not afraid to devour the whole animal, blood and guts included. Insects are also on the menu.

  • Vietnam’s Pho, Summer Rolls Among World’s Best Foods - CNN Poll
    07 20 2017

    Vietnam’s Pho, Summer Rolls Among World’s Best Foods - CNN Poll

    Global diners seem to have developed a taste for Southeast Asian flavors.

  • Caviar – Black Jewel for The Dinner Table
    07 15 2017

    Caviar – Black Jewel for The Dinner Table

    Caviar is a mysterious, special and nutritious luxury food. It is taken from sturgeon and considered one of ten products worldwide symbolising luxury and wealth.

  • Dried Shrimps of Ha Tien
    07 01 2017

    Dried Shrimps of Ha Tien

    With over 3000km coastline, seafood and marine products are advantages of Vietnam from the Mother nature, not only by their diversity but also their abundance.

  • Festival Food Gives New Meaning to ’Killer’ Fare
    05 30 2017

    Festival Food Gives New Meaning to ’Killer’ Fare

    The healthy aspect of many Vietnamese traditions and festivals is perhaps most exemplified by the Đoan Ngọ Festival, which is celebrated on the fifth of the fifth lunar month.

  • 5 Things We Learnt at Seeds and Chips 2017
    05 13 2017

    5 Things We Learnt at Seeds and Chips 2017

    This year’s Seeds and Chips food innovation summit in Milan brought together some of the world’s foremost protagonists in the future of food, including chefs, entrepreneurs, academics and curious foodies, plus one very special guest: former US President Barack Obama.

  • Getting Married - Thanks for Eggs of Ant Cake!
    04 20 2017

    Getting Married - Thanks for Eggs of Ant Cake!

    In Tay community in the Northwest Vietnam exists a special dish: eggs of ant cake, which is a bit old fatty flavor and typical taste. The dish is not popular since its ingredients are so rare.

  • Having “fish for the King” at Tam Giang lagoon
    04 19 2017

    Having “fish for the King” at Tam Giang lagoon

    There is a Vietnamese proverb saying that “Even though I love you so much, I’m so afraid of Ho’s wasteland and Tam Giang lagoon”, which emphasizes the fierce and danger of that lagoon.

  • The Golden Spoon Awards: My Destiny Encounter
    04 14 2017

    The Golden Spoon Awards: My Destiny Encounter

    Being successful in the US and so well known in Hollywood but with chef Jack Lee, Vietnam is the culinary paradise. “The chefs of celebrities” wishes that the whole world to notice Vietnamese cuisine.

  • Five Vietnamese Salads to Get You Through the Tropical Summer
    04 12 2017

    Five Vietnamese Salads to Get You Through the Tropical Summer

    These low-cost dishes are local favorites and super easy to make.

  • The Wonderful Elements of Vietnamese Cuisine That Make You’re Proud Of
    04 07 2017

    The Wonderful Elements of Vietnamese Cuisine That Make You’re Proud Of

    Among all Vietnamese cultural aspects, cuisine might be one of the most approachable and it also can represent featured, remarkable lines of the country.

  • Medicine from Cucumber
    04 01 2017

    Medicine from Cucumber

    Over 4000 years ago, ancient Egyptians and Indians had used cucumbers as food and medicine.

  • Supping… a Look!
    03 29 2017

    Supping… a Look!

    It’s a huge deficiency when coming to Phu Yen and Binh Dinh provinces – the cradle of fishing big tuna – but not having a bowl of stewed tuna’s eyes in Chinese herbs.

  • To live longer, eat like the Japanese
    03 28 2017

    To live longer, eat like the Japanese

    Japanese diet includes variety of fish, vegetables, soya beans and so on, which helps reduce health risks and increase life expectancy.

  • Mountain goat offers a gastronomic high
    03 13 2017

    Mountain goat offers a gastronomic high

    It has now become common knowledge that the best one-day getaway from Hà Nội is Ninh Bình Province.

  • Hue royal dainty table for Tet holiday
    03 13 2017

    Hue royal dainty table for Tet holiday

    People in Hue city prepared hundreds of dishes for Tet holiday, and how they preserved all of them from before Tet until 15 days later was a piece of art.

  • A season for unusual culinary discoveries
    03 02 2017

    A season for unusual culinary discoveries

    Spring and the Lunar New Year is a great time for many obvious reasons.

  • Purple food – new healthy food trend
    02 17 2017

    Purple food – new healthy food trend

    Anti-cancer, good for cardiovascular system/digestive system/ brain, and preventing obesity are ideal usages that make purple food becoming 2017 trendy food.

  • Which is the most nutritious vegetable for appetizer?
    02 14 2017

    Which is the most nutritious vegetable for appetizer?

    The list below contains the most nutritious vegetables for salad, according to the most nutritious foods ranking list 2014, issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention USA (CDC).

  • Oodles of VN noodles entice locals, foreigners
    02 08 2017

    Oodles of VN noodles entice locals, foreigners

    Vietnamese cuisine features dozens of noodle soups. Each region highlights its own specialities and local flavours. A bowl of noodle soup is a symphony in which every ingredient is arranged in precise harmony and in a fixed order.

  • In all occasions, a xôi fix satisfies cravings
    02 02 2017

    In all occasions, a xôi fix satisfies cravings

    If rice is Vietnam’s staple crop, xôi (sticky rice) is the nation’s choice dish, as much as the famous pho (rice noodle soup), if not more so.

  • Vietnam cities experience a vegan surge
    02 01 2017

    Vietnam cities experience a vegan surge

    Vegetarian food, mostly vegan, has become increasingly popular in Vietnam over the last few years. All major cities, including the capital, have many restaurants that serve vegan food, and their number is increasing.

  • Hue city – More than Royal Cuisine
    01 26 2017

    Hue city – More than Royal Cuisine

    Chefs of team 62 proved that Hue cuisine had not only luxurious royal food but also interesting delicious rustic ones. Hue talented chefs just needed to work with creativity to renovate them to classy dainty dishes.

  • The Garden of Vietnamese Spices
    01 26 2017

    The Garden of Vietnamese Spices

    In the celebration night of The Golden Spoon 2016, “Chef of the Century” Eckart Witzigmann spent much time on the display section named “Garden of Spices”.

  • The surprised transform of Ly Son Island’s seafood
    01 24 2017

    The surprised transform of Ly Son Island’s seafood

    The Golden Dishes menu of team 52, Cam Thanh restaurant, was led by famous Ly Son specialties. Priceless gifts from the oceans, as the chefs called, really wowed the jury and audiences.

  • Nutritious food from black silk chicken and Mugwort cake
    01 16 2017

    Nutritious food from black silk chicken and Mugwort cake

    Delicious and nutritious dishes, which are Northern Highlands’ specialties, surprised judges and audiences in The Golden Spoon 2016.

  • Journey of Vietnamese spices: Noni fruits in the Menu
    01 14 2017

    Journey of Vietnamese spices: Noni fruits in the Menu

    Most of parts from Noni trees as leaves, fruits, bark, and roots are useful since they contain natural drugs. In order to use this gifted produce up, chefs have researched and created to cook nutritious dishes from Noni fruits.

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Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants 2018 Top 10 In 10 Dishes

Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants 2018 Top 10 In 10 Dishes

Enjoy this gallery with amazing dishes from the top 10 restaurants of Latin America's 50 Best 2018, with chef Tsumura's Maido at number 1 for the second year.

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Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants 2018 Top 10 In 10 Dishes

Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants 2018 Top 10 In 10 Dishes

Enjoy this gallery with amazing dishes from the top 10 restaurants of Latin America's 50 Best 2018, with chef Tsumura's Maido at number 1 for the second year.

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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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