There’s been a drop in temperature the past few days, and that means autumn is here. But did you know this is also the time of desserts made from rice? It may be just a nice snack or a gift to give for special occasions, but there sure is a lot of hard work and effort put in to bring this tasty treat to your table.
You’ll find it alongside many a meal in Viet Nam to add that little bit of extra flavor and a touch of spice. But shrimp paste comes into its own when its served with vermicelli, pork and tofu. That’s known as bun dau mam tom and is one of the country’s most popular meals. Make sure to check it out.
Fancy pigeon for dinner? Or how about a quail for lunch? Prepared Vietnamese-style is the best way to eat these birds. Boiled in herbs and spices, then roasted to perfection, chim quay will be a real treat!
It may be a dish that originated in China, but mỳ vằn thắn served here of course has a Vietnamese twist. Pork, shrimp, noodles and wontons all topped off with a tasty broth. Have you tried it yet? If not, you're missing out.