Foods and Drinks

Foods and Drinks in laos

Vietnamese-wine

Vietnamese wine – things to know

When we say that Vietnam is warming with reds these days, we aren't making a political statement, of course. We're talking about Vietnamese wine. With...
Cơm - an agricultural symbol

Cơm – an agricultural symbol

If you have ever tried Cơm Việt (Vietnamese plain boiled rice), you will find the difference from the boiled rice in other countries! In an...
Hanoian dessert that shouldn't be skipped

Hanoian dessert that shouldn’t be skipped

Hanoi, a thousand year city, is known for its long history along with ancient streets as well as modern quarters, but Hanoi cuisine is...
Moon Cake

It’s not mid-autumn festival without Moon cake

The moon cake festival or the Mid autumn festival (Trung Thu) is not far away! The moon cake isn't a street cake as it's expensive...
pickled

Pickled Mustard Greens (Dua Cai Chua)

Mustard greens are sturdy vegetables and so are really great for pickling. When pickled just right they are crispy and satisfyingly tart.  My Mom used...
chung cake

Chung cake – the soul of Tet holiday

"Banh Chung" (Chung cake) is a traditional and irreplaceable cake of Vietnamese people in the Tet Holidays and King Hung’s anniversary (10th March Lunar)....
green papaya salad

Green Papaya Salad with Beef Jerky

Hanoi cuisine is a harmony combination between yin & yang, between vegetables & meat, and Green Papaya Salad with Beef Jerky is a demonstration. >> Fresh beer...
bia hoi

Fresh beer (Bia hơi)

Bia hoi, draft beer, or fresh beer is a local favorite drink that has been conquering tons of tourists when they've been to Hanoi....
bun cha

Authentic way to enjoy Bun cha

Vietnamese cuisine might remind you of the most famous “Pho” but “Bun cha” is an absolute highlight of authentic local culinary you must try...
Banh Phu The

Banh Phu The – Vietnamese conjugal cake

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...