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Pleasant perch
November 25, 2008        1,604 views

For a light and savory meal, Vietnamese tend to dine on a variety of noodle soups with meat or seafood.

Delta rice turned city specialty
November 11, 2008        1,630 views

Overcooked rice, dry-cooked fish sauce and fried thac lac is a Mekong Delta common dish that has made it big in the cities of Can Tho and Ho Chi Minh.

A cake of ardent love between husband and wife
October 30, 2008        958 views

Visitors to Dinh Bang Village in Bac Ninh Province should not miss tasting a specialty of this region: the phu the (husband and wife) cake, a traditional cake made from local materials representing marital fidelity, originating from the time of the Ly dynasty (1009-1225).

Thanking ancestors for the bird nest tradition
October 09, 2008        879 views

While only the more adventurous foreigners in Vietnam have tried bird’s nest, the slimy specialty, a nest made from bird’s saliva, is considered a delicacy in the country.

A scrumptious ‘string’ snack
October 03, 2008        853 views

Banh tam (silkworm-like rice-flour cake) is a scrumptious, traditional snack from the Mekong Delta that resembles the long, string shape of silkworms, giving the dish its peculiar name.