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West lake shrimp in batter
December 22, 2007        1,555 views

Visitors to Hanoi would eagerly go to West Lake to enjoy the shrimp fried pancake, a speciality of the place. One enjoyment could leave a great impression. The reason is not only in shrimp pancake itself, but also in the beautiful scene at West Lake.

Banh nuong, banh deo
December 19, 2007        1,277 views

"Banh nuong, banh deo" are a traditional specialty of the Mid Autumn Festival, a children's festival.

Rice vermicelli soup
December 04, 2007        2,209 views

It is almost impossible to resist the temptation of tasting "Bun thang" soup when you see it dished up in a bowl put on a low bamboo table in the old Dong Xuan Market, even if you are not hungry.

Mut Tet
November 25, 2007        1,605 views

No Vietnamese New Year party is complete without a tray of mut, or candied fruits and vegetables.

Round sticky rice cakes with pork pie
November 22, 2007        1,744 views

According to a Vietnamese folk tale, banh giay gio was invented by a prince named Lang Lieu. As a way to determine his successor, the prince's father had instructed his many sons to find the most delicious foods in the world.

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