Vietnamese Food

Steamed bun dumpling cake- Bánh bao

Bánh Bao is a Chinese steamed bun dumpling cake, but we Vietnamese grow up and enjoy this dish very much. It is sold at Vietnamese market, Vietnamese fast food store, Chinese, Vietnamese restaurants, and virtually you can find it everywhere there is an Asian community. Simply, it’s convenient: you can eat it for breakfast, for

Green bean cake- Bánh đậu xanh

On every first day of the lunar month, market vendors produce these little cakes for sale at their stalls. They’re a popular offering at altars for the ancestors and can, of course, be enjoyed by the living after the joss sticks have burnt down.   In addition, the green bean cake (Banh Dau Xanh) is

Plain rice flan- Bánh đúc

Plain rice flan- Bánh đúc is considered one of the most rustic and simple cakes in Hanoi cuisine, but the way to serve it varies thanks to Hanoian gastronomists. “Bánh đúc lạc” is the most popular in the north. The main ingredients are non-glutinous rice flour or corn-flour and peanut. Firstly, grind soaked rice with

Vietnamese donut- Bánh rán

Vietnamese Donut – “Bánh rán” is a delicious finger food for breakfast inVietnam. There are two main kinds of bánh rán, namely salty cake and sweet one with the latter being much more common than the former. While the filling of sweet cake is sweet mashed mung bean, that of salty cake is quite similar to

Banana Blossom Salad – Nộm hoa chuối

It is used to a rustic dish that now turns to be a specialty in Vietnam cuisine. In the south, it is called “gỏi hoa chuối”. It is such a lifetime experience being exposed to its explosion of different flavors and amazing texture contrasts. The cooking this Banana Blossom Salad– Nom Hoa Chuoi begins with

Vietnamese fermented pork roll- Nem chua

Wandering around the Old Quarter in the evening, you can easily be intrigued by the appetizing aroma and the greasy sweet taste of sizzling fermented pork roll grilled on barbecue over charcoals.   It is well known that the traditional fermented pork roll is not less unique and addictive compared to its grilled one and

Fried Pillow Cake- Bánh gối

Fried Pillow Cake- Banh Goi will be cooked when the sun moon, a bit like a pancake southern or western monster cakes. But the point made distinctive flavor of each type of bread is the raw material and create them. In those days the freezing air, the Hanoi to find familiar snack to enjoy cake knees together. In

Vietnamese bread- Bánh mỳ

Banh mi Vietnam (Vietnamese Traditional Bread) is really popular in Vietnam, it also has another name “Saigon baguette or Fried pork bread”. This is also traditional Vietnamese food. Bread is made with wheat and rice flour. This can be seen as a combination of sandwich and baguette. Thinly sliced carrots, pickles, cucumbers, liver pâté, mayonnaise and various meats

Green papaya salad with Beef Jerky- Nộm đu đủ bò khô

Vietnamese green papaya salad comes in two guises and one of them features earthy beef jerky and heady Thai basil (hung que). The other version of green papaya salad is southern Viet and has shrimp, pork and rau ram herb; the recipe is in Into the Vietnamese Kitchen. A northern Viet favorite, green papaya salad

Vietnamese Sticky Rice- “Xôi”

There is nowhere in Vietnam that so many types of sticky rice – or “xoi ” present like they do in Hanoi . But standing out among the various kinds,“xoi xeo” is not only creative art with a sophisticated combination of ingredients and color but the sophistication even leaks out to its odd name. Amazingly