Talking about Hanoi, beside the timeless destinations associated with the thousands of years of civilization land, people talk about a famous cuisine bassinet of Vietnam. Hanoi cuisine presents the culture here which is the combination between modern and tradition, but is elegant and sophisticated.
Hanoi beef noodle
There are hundreds of dishes in Hanoi that can fascinate you including Pho Bo, Pho Ga, Bun Cha served with sweet and sour sauce and Bun Dau served with pork meat, nugget grilled chopped and shrimp paste. Besides, La Vong grilled chopped fish, Thanh Tri rolls , xoi xeo or rib porridge are also the foods that tourists all want to taste when visiting Hanoi.
Hanoi popular street food
Talking about snacks, Hanoi is really an ideal destination where there are always special foods from nearby provinces or some specialties of Hanoi including salted and sugared dry fruits, dracontomelum nuggets, lotus seed jam and so on. In general, foods in Hanoi are good taste and represent the opinion of Hanoians that eating foods is not only to be full but to enjoy the essence of nature.
Talking about cuisine in Hue, people use two words of spicy and delicious. Foods in Hue are very spicy but savoury and delicious that makes you want to have more even when your tears shed due to spice.
One of the most famous dishes in Hue is Hue beef vermicelli which includes vermicelli, beef, pork meat and broth from cow bone which is fragrant with shrimp sauce. If you used to try on Beef vermicelli in Hue, you will hardly be satisfy with beef vermicelli in any other places even if it is cooked by a 5 stars hotel chef.
Hue beef vermicelli is one of the famous dishes in culinary paradises of Vietnam
Another special dish of Hue which is better than any other places is mussel rice which is served with some shrimp paste, fried fat meat. Hue is also famous for some tasty cakes including Banh Bot Loc, Banh Nam, Banh Beo. The sophistication of the people here has turned these foods into an evitable part of Hue. Beside salty food, vegetarian foods are also cooked sophisticatedly which are delicious and worth trying.
Another famous beverage of Hue is royal herbal tea
Foods in Hue are tasty, so do drinks. Hue Compote is the favourable dish in Hue which is also famous in the nationwide. The stalls for Hue Compote are often located in the deep corners, so this dish is called with an intimate name of alley compote. Each kind of compote has its own taste but are all cool and sweet as the people in Hue. Besides, a traditional drink of Hue Royal Tea with sophisticate way of making is also fascinating tourists for its taste and usage of purifying the body and improving health.
Hoian is not a big city but its prestige is by no mean small, especially its reputation of food, which has been praised by tourists from all over the world. The typical taste of foods in Hoian is the light sweetness and spice. They are also decorated in an elegant way and with eye-catching colours.
Hoian bread is not only cheap, but also is very delicious
The bread shop known as the world best bread shop is popular to many foreign tourists. Bread is crunchy and filled with various ingredients. It is served with a traditional special sauce, creating the charm for the dish which has become a brand in the eyes of international friends.
Coming to Hoian, don’t forget to try on some other specialties including Quang vermicelli, Cao Lau, chicken rice. In addition, some street foods like Banh Dap, Banh Vac, Banh Bao, compote are also worth to taste.
Cao Lau of Hoian
Central Coastal provinces
Local and international tourists are really interested the coastal regions in the Central of Vietnam for not only the landscapes that satisfy their eyes but also the foods that satisfy their stomach. It can be said that, these coastal areas are paradise of seafood which is fresh, delicious and extremely cheap.
People in the Central region have their own way in processing seafood so that it is typical and attractive. They have numerous ways to cook, including dry fry, roast, steam, hot pot, bask, etc,. Each method bring the food different taste and smell but maintains the savoury and fresh taste of seafood.
Some dishes associated with the locations along the central coastal regions include: Loi fish with oil in Phan Thiet, Den Bien Quang Binh, Dried fish in Danang and the boat hot pot which is simple but tasty and attractive.
With the exchange between numerous Eastern and Western, traditional and modern cultures, the cuisine of Sai Gon is described as unique and various. The dishes in Sai Gon are divided according to streets and areas with numerous shops and restaurant from luxury ones to average ones. To enjoy all the good foods in Sai Gon, a trip lasting several days is completely not enough.
Pha Lau is often served with bread
Sai Gon is said to be the one of the culinary paradises of Vietnam. In this colourful cuisine world, despite the origins, can everyone find the food that satisfies their stomachs and hobbies. One of the most typical foods is broken rice served with ribs sour foods and fish sauce.
Besides, hundreds of other good foods including Pha Lau, street seafood, vermicelli, Smoothie are also able to fascinate you for the great taste and cheap price. In fact, the foods in Sai Gon are not strange as they are originated from different regions in the world. However, with the open style of living and eating in Sai Gon, those foods have their own tastes of Sai Gon when arriving in this city.
The West is said to be the paradise of fruits with large orchards which are full of fresh and cheap fruits. These fruits are typical for the tropical regions including dragon fruit, rambutan, tangerine, coconut and so on, which appear in different seasons in a year that fascinate tourists from other regions.
Grilled sneakhead fish
Besides the sweet fruits, the West is also famous for some simple specialties of the wetland. Visitors coming here will be enjoying the dishes made from available materials in garden or river nearby, with unsophisticated way. The foods are savoury and delicious for being fresh.
Some special foods of several provinces in the West can be named as grilled snakehead, sauce hotpot in Can Tho, dry grapefruit with snakehead salad in An Giang, Duong Dua in Ben Tre, grilled rolls in Cai Rang – Can Tho, small crab paste in Tien Giang. The savoury taste of the wetland would because you remember for long after just 1 time of trying on.