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The Cold Food Festival in Vietnam

The Cold Food Festival in Vietnam

12/04/2017 17:12 GMT+7

It is unknown when banh troi and banh chay (white sticky rice balls) became a popular food during Han Thuc (Cold Food) Festival which falls on March 3 of the lunar calendar. Some people believe that the custom of making these cakes appeared in the dynasty of Hung kings to commemorate Mother Au Co who gave birth to 100 eggs which hatched 100 sons.
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Braised Ruoi of Tu Ky

Braised Ruoi of Tu Ky

05/03/2017 17:49 GMT+7

 Going to Tu Ky in Hai Duong province, visitors can enjoy specialties made from Ruoi (a kind of rag worm whose scientific name is Tylorrhynchus heterocheatus).  They can eat dishes such as Ruoi omelets, rolls of Ruoi or Ruoi cooked with bamboo shoots. Among them, braised Ruoi stands out as an intriguing dish.
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Bun bo Hue – One of the Greatest Soup in the World

Bun bo Hue – One of the Greatest Soup in the World

18/02/2017 10:16 GMT+7

“Bun bo Hue is the greatest soup in the world," Anthony Bourdain said in a CNN article "On the hunt for bun bo Hue". Anthony is not alone as many others also shared the American chef’s feelings when they tried the rice vermicelli soup.
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Nam Pho Spicy Noodle Soup

Nam Pho Spicy Noodle Soup

13/02/2017 10:03 GMT+7

Originally created by peddlers from Nam Pho village in Phu Vang district in the central province of Hue, banh canh Nam Pho (Nam Pho rice noodle soup) has now become one of the most versatile dishes among Vietnamese noodle soup dishes. 
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Delicious Cha tom in Thanh Hoa

Delicious Cha tom in Thanh Hoa

02/01/2017 11:44 GMT+7

One who eats Cha tom nuong (grilled shrimp rolls) of Thanh Hoa during early winter will never forget its distinctive flavour.
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Com lam in Tay Bac

Com lam in Tay Bac

10/12/2016 10:31 GMT+7

Visiting Tay Bac (the northwestern region of Vietnam), one will have a chance to not only discover the colorful life and distinctive culture of ethnic groups, like the Thai, Muong, Nung, Tay, La Ha and Mang,  but also enjoy Com lam (steamed sticky rice in bamboo tubes) – a local popular dish. 
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A Signature Salad in Kon Tum

A Signature Salad in Kon Tum

12/11/2016 09:27 GMT+7

The province of  Kon Tum in the Central Highlands is famous for not only many beautiful places but also  its salad which has been recognised in the list of top 10 Vietnamese specialties of Asian cuisine by the Asian Record Organisation. The signature dish is described as a jungle feast appealing to any visitors traveling to the Central Highlands.
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