1. Pho What list of Vietnamese cuisine would be complete without pho? According to CNN, it's almost impossible to walk a block in any major Vietnamese destination without bumping into a crowd of hungry patrons slurping noodles at a makeshift pho stand. This simple staple consisting of a salty broth, fresh rice noodles, a sprinkling of herbs and chicken or beef, features predominately in the local diet -and understandably so. It's cheap, tasty, and widely available at all hours. 2. Cha ca Hanoians consider cha ca to be so exceptional that there is a street in the capital dedicated to these fried morsels of fish. This namesake alley is home to Cha Ca La Vong, which serves sizzling chunks of fish seasoned with garlic, ginger, turmeric and dill on a hot pan tableside. “Cha Ca La Vong may be the busiest but the service is a bit gruff and the food is overpriced. Instead make your way to Duong Thanh in Hanoi's Hoan Kiem district, where you'll find plenty of more affordable but just as … [Read more...] about CNN lists 40 delicious Vietnamese foods
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Living in the U.S., David H.Chiem and his girlfriend Amber share a strong love for Vietnamese dishes, and they have decided to share them with the world on the Instagram account @davidthefoodie, a combination of Amber’s cooking skills and David’s social media skills. In this photo, a typical meal that you can easily find in any Vietnamese home: braised fish, stir-fried spinach, fried tofu with tomatoes and rice. Banh canh cua, or sea crab noodle soup. They say that finding the ingredients to cook Vietnamese food is easy, but the work really starts in the kitchen. But it seems Amber can handle it quite well as she can cook typical dishes from different parts of Vietnam like this Bun bo Hue, or Hue beef noodle soup, a specialty of Vietnam’s central region that not many Vietnamese people find easy to cook. Another version of crab noodle soup: … [Read more...] about Vietnamese food at its best half way around the world
(CPV) - The Vietnamese Embassy in Greece on October 12th worked with the Women’s International Club (WIC) to hold a program titled “Meet my country” in Athens, Greece, in which the Vietnamese country, people and culture were introduced to Greek and international friends. During the program, Vietnamese Ambassador to Greece Tran Thi Ha Phuong gave a general introduction about Vietnam’s politics, socio-economic development, culture, tourism, external policies and international integration. In addition, nearly 20 pictures on the Vietnamese country, people and culture were on display and a video clip “Welcome to Vietnam” was screened during the program, attracting special attention from the audience, helping Greek and international friends better understand the dynamic and peace loving country, the friendly residents and famous landscapes. Meanwhile, diverse publications on Vietnam were introduced and distributed to guests. Guests’ questions on … [Read more...] about Vietnamese country, people and culture introduced in Greece
(VOVworld) - Vietnamese stalls have received a warm welcome from visitors at the International Food Expo 2015 (IFEX 2015) held in Manila city, the Philippines from Thursday to Sunday. Vietnamese firms, including the Vietnam Dairy Products (Vinamilk), Trung Nguyen Coffee, Trung Thanh Food, and HOGANO are showcasing their popular products. Vina Goutmet Ville, a Vietnamese enterprise in the Philippines, showcased six booths at the expo. Some typical Vietnamese food products such as milk, nutrition products, juices, and coffee, processed food like chili, tomato sauce, fish sauce and functional foods from ganoderma were on display. The IFEX 2015 is hosted by the Philippines’s Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) with the engagement of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)’ members. … [Read more...] about Vietnam attends Food Fair in Philippines
Vietnamese food is delicious and it is often cited as one of the healthiest cuisines in the world. To make sure that this was true, we spoke to Antoine Yvon, the head nutritionist at CMI hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. You will finally know if all those banh mi sandwiches are good for you, if you should drink the broth of your pho or not, and the name of Vietnam's only superfruit. The interview was translated from French. What is your general professional opinion about Vietnamese food? Is it as healthy as people think it is? Antoine Yvon: Vietnamese food is one of the most healthy and balanced in the world. As a professional, I have seen that dishes and ingredients used in Vietnamese cuisine can cover all the dietary needs on protein, lipids, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals because there is a great natural diversity of agricultural products. It is this diversity and variety that are the foundations of a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Eating with chopsticks, using multiple … [Read more...] about Is Vietnamese food really healthy?