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Banh mi (Vietnamese sandwich)

Banh mi (Vietnamese sandwich)

Banh mi means ‘bread’ in Vietnamese, but the term is also commonly used to refer to the uniquely Vietnamese style of sandwich that is sold all over Vietnam, and has…

Vietnamese fried rice

Vietnamese fried rice

Fried rice is staple of the cuisines of many Asian countries and each country cooks its own unique way and Vietnam is no different. The Vietnamese fried rice pictured above…

Vietnamese chicken and rice

Vietnamese chicken and rice

Vietnamese chicken and rice, or ‘com ga’ in Vietnamese, is a popular dish which is served a variety of different styles although the basic cooking technique is the same with…

Vietnamese steak and eggs

Vietnamese steak and eggs

Steak and eggs cooked together in a skillet is popular dish in Vietnam. The Vietnam call  the dish bo ne which means shaken beef, which refers to the shaking of…

Coffee in Vietnam

Coffee in Vietnam

Coffee is a big deal in Vietnam. Vietnamese people drink lots of it and they grow lots of it: Vietnam is the world’s second largest exporter of coffee and its…

Leaf cake

Leaf cake

There are many different types of leaf cake (banh la) which are eaten in Vietnam. The Vietnamese leaf cake is similar to the Thai dish Khao Tom Mud and is made…

Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Vietnamese spring rolls (goi cuon) are different to the Chinese and Thai spring rolls that are more commonly eaten in Europe and North American as they normally served at room…