Tags: culture guide, food Vietnam, Gastronomy Vietnam, Vietnamese Gastronomy
La Vong grilled fish, Grilled fish (cha ca) is a favourite dish of Hanoi people. Hanoi now has several shops selling grilled fish, but no one of them can equal Cha ca La Vong in term of quality and flavour. Located in Cha Ca Street, Cha ca La Vong is the famous restaurant not only to Hanoi ans but also visitors from anywhere.
Fish Sauce Vietnam: Fish sauce is to Vietnamese cooking what salt is to Western and soy sauce to Chinese cooking. Fish sauce is used as a condiment and flavoring. It is included in practically all recipes.
RICE - Vietnamese's main food: Rice is so important in Vietnamese society that it has been called the essence of its culture. It is almost impossible for Vietnamese to imagine a meal without rice.
Banh it - a must try specialty of the central region: popular saying goes, "Muon an banh it la gai, co chong Binh Dinh cho dai duong di" This roughly translate as "If you wish to eat banh it la gai, get married to a Binh Dinh man to increase your life experience".
Moon cakes Vietnam: These are a sweet specialty found throughout Viet Nam in Mid-Autumn. If a cake is perfectly made, one can finish the entire treat without feeling bloated. If not. then even one slice can seem too much. The recipe determines how delicious, rich, or soft a cake is and how long it will last without spoiling.