Vietnamese Food Conquered the Gourmets

Last updated: April 09, 2021 / 4212 Views

Sometimes cuisine is one reason to travel. If talking about the nations that deserve to urge you to ready your luggage and go because of its delicious food, Vietnam is one of the best.

Vietnam cuisine with harmonious beauty in flavor has conquered the gourmet. Do not miss to enjoy only once in your life. Let’s explore Vietnam specialties by the top 9 superb delicious dishes that are recognized by almost all travelers around the world.

1. Beef noodle

Being a symbol of Vietnam cuisine and covers a small corner in the gourmet’s heart is Beef noodle. The simple secret that makes its flavor is salty broth, fresh rice noodles, a sprinkling of herbs, beef.  It is so easy to see beef noodles in every street in Hanoi.

Beef Noodle

Beef Noodle

2. Cha Ca La Vong – Grilled Fish La Vong

In the foreigner’s miss, if you forget to enjoy Cha Ca, you miss one unforgettable experience in Hanoi.

The grilled fish pie must be made from a kind of fish called hemibagrus because it has very few bones and the flesh is very tasty. Fish is thinly sliced and then marinate with fish sauce, pepper, saffron and galingale to vary its aroma. The grill is the most important step to make its own flavors.

The delicacy of this dish is expressed in season. It is served with rice vermicelli, dried pancakes, roasted peanuts, sliced onion leaves, basil, and shrimp paste with lemon and chilly.

Blogger Patricia Schultz listed Cha Ca in the book “1000 Places to See Before You Die”. Try to enjoy Cha Ca at no 14, Cha Ca Street.

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Cha Ca La Vong

Cha Ca La Vong

3.  Xeo – Xeo Cake

It is a perfect combination between the crispy golden crust and fresh vegetables, pork, shrimp, and bean sprouts, plus the garnish of fresh herb.

Banh Xeo

Banh Xeo

4. Cao Lau

A famous dish from Quang Nam, Hoi An city, It is praised as “Treasure of Cuisine” by the Huffington Post newspaper. A bowl Cao Lau has many ingredients that include: thick noodles, pork, greens, crispy cake.

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Cao Lau

Cao Lau

5. Bun Bo Hue - Hue Style Beef noodle food

Hue is not only famous for the landscape but also by quintessence in cuisine. Do not miss to feel the style of Hue in a bowl Bun Bo Hue.

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Bun Bo Hue

Bun Bo Hue

6. Pho Cuon

Pho Cuon is easier in way of cooking than beef noodles. This Hanoi - fresh spring roll uses sheets of uncut pho noodles to encase fried beef, herbs, and lettuce or cucumber.

Pho Cuon

Pho Cuon

7. Banh Khot – Mini Savory Pancake

It is really difficult to spell this cake in Vietnamese if you are not native. But you do not need to remember its name, just its flavor. The crunchy outside is made using coconut milk and the filling usually consists of shrimp, mung beans, and spring onions with a dusting of dried shrimp flakes on top.

                                  Banh khot

Banh khot

8. Bun Cha  

It will be a fault if we don't mention Bun Cha - grilled pork vermicelli soup. Bun cha is served with a plate of white rice noodles, specific dipping sauce, and herbs. Traditionally, Chả (the pork) is a marinated pork patty. It is sold on Hanoi Streets and really easy to find out.

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Bun Cha

Bun Cha

9. Egg Coffee

Eggs and coffee can be such a perfect couple to make up a Vietnamese special "cappuccino". It was created by Giang who was a bartender in Sofitel Legend Metropole. Enjoy a cup of egg coffee at Giang Coffee to feel the pace of life in Hanoi.

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Egg Coffe

Egg Coffe

All the above dishes just the suggestion for you, but you can enjoy delicious food more and more. What are you waiting for? Come and explore the tastes of Vietnam!

You may also like: 5 Cities for Foodie in Vietnam

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