Vietnamese Food

Cuisine culture in Vietnam

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Someone asked me the other day what my favorite food was..."Vietnamese!" I quickly replied, "At least for the moment."

About Viet Nam...

Vietnam is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is bordered by China to the north, Laos to the northwest, Cambodia to the southwest, and the South China Sea, referred to as East Sea (Vietnamese: Biển Đông), to the east. With a population of over 86 million, Vietnam is the 13th most populous country in the world.

Kohlrabi proud fried with garlic - su hao xao toi


Many thanks for these ideas, such as kohlrabi Cook contributed to the Asian style. Your opinion fed my imagination over the weekend. I would come home from a busy week-long business trip out of town and released. Plus, I pulled my hamstring on Thursday. Chromium is the best I can do.

Almost empty fridge had a bag of Farmer's roots - carrots, watermelon radishes, kohlrabi, and - half a red onion and a couple of eggs. With reference to your comments and conversation with his mother on his tail while I'm taking this simple dish with rice and watermelon radish salad dressing to go.

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Stir Fried Beef With Mixed Recipe


Mixed fried beef, this dish is not new, but still very attractive, nutritious and delicious. Please refer to the way the chef made Ezcooking.

Ingredients: 

Beef, 250 g tomatoes: 1 fruit, onions: a root, leeks need: 40 g, the flower: 15 g, ear fungus: 5 g, carrots: a root, dried garlic: 15 g. Also, you need to prepare: Spices, pepper, fish sauce, basil flavor, fresh chili, peach pulp.

Method: 

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Quang noodle - mi quang

 Knowing Vietnamese noodles can be extremely helpful, as “pho” is to Hanoi and beef rice noodles is to Hue, Quang noodles is very popular in Quang Nam and Da Nang.


Quang noodle soups differ than most normal noodle soups in that the soups have just enough broth to barely cover the noodles. Unlike other Vietnamese noodle soup bowls whose broth will cover the noodles almost completely, Quang noodle broth is barely enough to slurp during the meal. If you do not eat a Quang noodle bowl fast enough, the broth will generally quickly be soaked up by the noodles. Quang noodle soups are generally pork and dried shrimp broth based, although some regional and family recipes will use chicken and even duck. What makes Quang noodle soups unique is the richness of the broth, the lack of it and the crushed peanut toppings on the noodles.


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Shrimp with Lemon Sauce - Tom sot chanh day


Taste of shrimp with aromatic blend of lemon characteristics will make this dish very appealing. Invite you to work under the guidance of the chef Rosa.

Ingredients: 20 baby prawn, lemon: 5 fruit, onions: 1 fruit, honey: 2 tablespoons, sugar: 200 g, target: 0.5 g, fried dough: 200 g, oil: 2 liters , carrots: 2 cloves, pineapple (pineapple): 1 fruit, sesame and white: 100 g., mayonnaise sauce.


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Hue beef noodle - bun bo Hue


In Hue city, the former citadel of Vietnam, it doesn't take you a lot of money to dine like a King!

Hue beef noodle takes its origin from the Royal Hue City of Central Vietnam. The broth is from cooking beef bones for a long period of time as well as a variety of different spices including lemongrass.

How does it taste?
Well, having a bowl of Hue beef noodle, you will easily recognize that it is completely different from Pho since the former’s beef broth is much more spicy.

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Hu Tieu My Tho - My Tho noodle soup


Hu Tieu (My Tho noodle soup) is a traditional dish, so specific to Southern Vietnam. As a Chinese long-aged dish, this food was reciped to taste My Tho delta people to become well-known nationwide. 

Back in the 1960s, a shop in My Tho, 70 km from Ho Chi Minh City started serving this dish. Ever since then, its reputation has grown to become a very well known meal in Vietnam. It is said that the most delicious noodle soup is made with Co Cat rice, from the most famous rice growing area of My Phong village, a suburb of My Tho City.

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Vietnamese Cuisine - the healthiestcuisines in the world


Food and eating habit are one of criterions to value anation’s culture, life as well as living standard. To some people,value a dish isn’t simple to measure the nutritious level, to see thedecoration or to know its taste but to find out the relation betweenfood itself and natural characters of the place where people live.

In general, there is something incommon and differences between Vietnamese cuisine in the North, theSouth and also in the Middle. Materials, spices, way of cooking, aswell as serving are dominant characters which flexibly changed fromplace to place in this country.

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Vietnamese fermented pork roll - nem chua


Usually served as a snack with raw garlic, Nem chua is eaten all year round as an appetizer or a side. It is eaten especially for the Lunar New Year by many Vietnamese families.

Nem chua is a meat roll with a sweet, sour, salty and spicy taste which makes the mouth salivate with each bite. Nem chua possesses the local character of each region of Vietnam, due to the differing ingredients and sauces used. Most versions of Nem chua can be distinguished by their name, which is usually named after the area it originated from, such as nem Thanh Hoa, nem Dong Ba in the ancient royal capital of Hue, and nem Ninh Hoa in Khanh Hoa Province, nem Yen Mac in Ninh Binh Province, etc.

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Banh khoai mi nuong - Cassava Coconut Vietnamese Cake


Bánh khoai mì nướng, literally baked cassava (or manioc) cake in Vietnamese, is a sticky, sweet cake. The cassava provides the starch, the coconut milk provides the fat, and condensed milk is used as a sweetener.  It's unlike any Western dessert you've ever tried.

Cassava
is a starchy tuberous root that is widely used in South America, Africa and Asia.  The flour made from the roots is called tapioca.


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Pyramidal rice dumpling - "Banh gio"


Not everyone can eat "banh gio". Yet, it is very easy to get addicted to it. That is true!

This simple dish sold in country markets has become a favorite breakfast of many Hanoians. People can find this dish in small stands o­n any street in Hanoi. The stands are always crowed with diners. Hanoians can enjoy this dish at any time, at breakfast, lunch or post-lunch.


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“Bun goi da” in Soc Trang


“Bun goi da” is a special noodle soup which is one of the most appreciated by visitors to Soc Trang Province.

The strange dish is originated in My Xuyen Town, Soc Trang Province. Leaving the city of Soc Trang some 5 km to My Xuyen Town, you can see a board "bun goi da" suspended before the small stall. While waiting for the dilicious dish moved out, you can view the cool green trees, smelling the fragrance of delicious dishes.

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Vietnamese conjugal cake - “Banh Phu The”


In Vietnam,Vietnamese conjugal cake - “Banh Phu The” is a special cake, which symbolises the loyalty of a husband and wife...

The conjugal cake is normally served at Vietnamese weddings and used as a wedding invitation or taken by the man’s family to the woman’s family on engagement day. The stickiness of the cake is said to signify the stickiness of the marriage ties. Traditionally, a guy would offer these to the girl he wants to marry. Now these cakes are still an essential part of a wedding banquet, or the gift packages that the groom's family send over to the bride's.

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Chicken noodle soup recipe (Phở gà)


My friend Simon says that there's a lot of confusing and misleading online chatter about chicken phở these days. If you've had the original beef phở then you're bound to want to explore the chicken version, which is slightly lighter in flavor, but delicious still.

Making noodle soup is an art form that take a bit of time, but most of the time is passive cooking. I encourage you to try making your own bowl so that you may savor and appreciate a well-crafted bowl.Try it out and contribute comments so that we can build a nice body of content on this wonderful Vietnamese chicken noodle soup!



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sticky rice cake - "Bánh ít"


It is true that “Banh it” is a must try specialty of the Central Region in Vietnam!

Commonly, there are two kinds of “Banh it”. The first one is “Banh it la gai”, which is sticky rice cake with coconut or green bean stuffing wrapped in pinnate leaf. The second one is “Banh it tom thit” - glutinous rice cake with meat and shrimp, its name means “little meat shrimp cakes”, the stuffing is made of ground pork and shrimp mixed with spring onion and other spices.

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Tea with longan and lotus seed

 Tea with longan and lotus seed is considered as the Vietnamese quintessence...


 With longan and lotus seeds, the Vietnamese can create a kind of special-flavor tea. It is considered the quintessence of the heaven and earth. The tea is aromatically fragrant with an original flavor.

Containing longan fruit pieces and lotus seeds, this kind of tea is fragrant with a full-bodied taste. The original and naturally flavored beverage is rich in glucose, sucrose, proteins, and other minerals. Longan flesh is sweet and contains niacin, which aids metabolism and keeps the skin, nervous, and digestive systems healthy. Lotus seeds can treat nervous depression and sleeplessness.

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Corn noodles - a special noodle

Corn noodles? Never heard of them - what are they, where can you get them and how do they taste? The corn noodles are really great!

Corn noodles

Corn noodles are made from corn and is very delicious and sweet-tasting if noodle makers use the corn from the Tuy An and Dong Xuan areas of the central province of Phu Yen.


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sugar - preserved fruit of Tet holiday in Vietnam ( Mứt tết )


In Vietnamese New Year party, beside traditional dishes, no family can forget to make a tray of "Mứt Tết”, a cup of tea, betel and areca ready to entertain their visitors.
 
“Mứt Tết” refers to fruits or vegetables that have been prepared and canned for long term storage. The preparation of preserved fruit traditionally involves the use of pectin as a gelling agent, although sugar or honey may be used as well. There are various types of fruit preserves made in Vietnam, and they can be made from sweet or savory ingredients.

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How to make chicken stew with mushroom and lotus seeds

 (Vietnamese recipes) A little time, a little careful as you will have immediate appeal to even the dish: chicken stew with mushroom and  lotus seeds

Ingredients

1500g chicken (pullet)
10g field mushroom (agaric)
30g dried red apple, cored
20g dried shallot, peeled
25g translucent noodles
200g pork shoulder
30g fresh lotus seeds
10g garlic, peeled
10g sugar
To taste: fish sauce, seasoning


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Grilled Whole Fish Recipe ( Ca nuong la chuoi )


Banana leaf is not merely nature’s placemat. Asian cooks use it like plastic wrap, foil, and parchment paper. The beauty of using banana leaf is that it imparts a wonderful tea-leaf like scent to food during the cooking process. It’s kinda like the Southeast Asian version of French cooking en papillote (in paper)!

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Dungeness Crab in Beer Broth with Garlic and Chili Recipe


We’re smack in the middle of crab season and the catch this year isn’t as good as in the past. There are fewer crabs and our crab people down at the Santa Cruz harbor just lost their fishing boat due to an accident. They're buying them from other fisherman and combined with the smaller harvest, prices have gone up across the board. But that didn’t stop Rory and I last Saturday. We grabbed our crab bucket and headed to the harbor.


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Vietnamese Sweetened Porridge - Che viet nam

Black bean sweetened porridge

"Chè” is a Vietnamese term that refers to any traditional Vietnamese thick, sweet dessert soup or sweetened porridge. Sweetened porridge is a kind of sugary flavored beverage which is protein-rich.

As such, it may, with the addition of qualifying adjectives, refer to a wide variety of distinct soups or puddings, which may be served either hot or cold. Some varieties, such as “chè xôi nước”, may also include dumplings.

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Nuoc mia, or sugar-cane juice

Sugar-cane juice  is a type of drink commonly found in Vietnam as a refreshing drink during the hot Vietnamese climate.

In the hot weather like Vietnam, people know sugar-cane juice as a natural beverage that is delicious and cheap. Therefore, sugar-cane juice is so popular in Vietnam and is available at most small street stalls, often sold alongside other popular beverages. The juice is served from distinctive metal carts with a crank-powered sugar cane stalk crushers that release the juice.


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Xoi Vietnam - sticky for breakfast

(Vietnamese food recipe) In the morning, Not having  many time to prepare breakfast foods, I cook sticky rice just like this fast, especially not waste time.



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Hanoi's beer - bia hoi hanoi

(Vietnamesefood.biz) In Hanoi, you can find the simplest corner bar on Earth with tiny plastic stools on the sidewalk, small tables on the ground, laden with glasses of beer. Come to Vietnam to try Vietnamese beer and see how men drink beer with favorite refrain such as “tram phan tram” (100 percent), "drain your glass of every drop”…



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Vegetarian eating in Vietnam – same, same but different!

Vietnam is not only a rather peculiar country of North Asia with extremely friendly and helpful people but its vegetarian regional menu is also worth discussing. The majority of Vietnamese population is meat-eaters, however, there are those who prefer vegetarian cuisine and pay much attention to the issue of their nutrition and health. Many meals are prepared and sold in the streets. Therefore, you will probably need some extra guidance to thoroughly study the Vietnamese vegetarian menu.



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Vietnamese wine (ruou vang)

When we say that Vietnam is warming with reds these days, we aren't making a political statement, of course. We're talking about wine. With the easing of government restrictions, both commercial and cultural, the past ten years have seen a welcome increase in wine importing and awareness. You can now find a good quality Bordeaux in most upscale and many mid-range restaurants or chic wine bars and shops in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Nevertheless, while international wines are making headway, the most interesting vintner we find on the market are local contenders. 



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"One cup of vietnamese tea, please!"

... is what you often here when walking along Hanoi streets, near a lamp post, under the shade of a tree, or next to a door where there is a low table with glass pots containing different kinds of candies, roasted ground nuts, and sugar coated cakes. This is a complete description of a make-shift tea shop, which is a very popular part of Vietnamese street life. 



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