Category: Foods & Drinks

Cha Ca La Vong (Grilled Minced Fish)

In ancient days, there was a street selling paints, called the Paints Street. The Doan family, located at house No, 14 of this street, hit upon a new idea that sold fried fish pie served with soft noodles and seasoning. Encouraged by the appreciation of customers, the family specialized in this trade and the shop […]

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Nom banh chok- Knomer Noodles

Nom banh chok is one kind of noodles which is often sold by the vendor in the morning. The image of woman carrying it on baskets from a pole balanced on their shoulder selling Nom banh chok is easily caught and becomes a part of Cambodian life. This food consists of noodles laboriously pounded out […]

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Khao Piak Sien

Khao Piak Sien (Laotian Fresh Rice Noodle Soup)

I was craving some good Laotian Khao Piak Sien and then I remembered the stewing hens in my freezer. My dad sent me home with a few stewing hens and cocks during one of my visits home. I also asked my mom to pick up some homemade pho meatballs, som moo and isaan sausage from […]

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Nem Chua

Nem Chua – Vietnamese Fermented Pork Roll

Nem chua is a meat roll with a sweet, sour, salty and spicy taste which makes the mouth salivate with each bite. Nem chua possesses the local character of each region of Vietnam, due to the differing ingredients and sauces used. Most versions of Nem chua can be distinguished by their name, which is usually […]

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Coconut Wine in Mekong delta

Coconut Wine in Mekong delta

Vietnam is rice civilization, so almost all traditional Vietnamese wine is made from rice, maize, cassava, etc. Each of which gives rise to a type of wine, from tangy to taste sweet and spicy, men say the same feeling when drinking a “hớp” alcohol completely different non-duplicate. Coming to Ben Tre, you could taste the […]

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