Category: Cuisine

Saigon Cafes: Top 10 Instagram-Worthy (Part 2)

For a coffee soul, Saigon is truly a paradise. From the process of making it, the wonderful smell to the tasteful first sip. Not just its great taste, each Cafe in Saigon is also a perfect place for every Instagramers. From cool-and-hip-vibe cafe full with retro decoration to minimalism one. From Vietnamese-culture inspired to international brands. You may […]

Saigon Cafes: Top 10 Instagram-worthy (Part 1)

It wouldn’t be exaggerating to say that Saigon is the wonderland of the cafes. Cafes in Saigon appear all over the streets and in every teeny tiny alleyway. Somes even hide secretly in unnoticeable old-style blocks. From nostalgic ones to those luxurious, one can hardly walk through all of Saigon cafes. All can give you […]

10 must-try café in Saigon

The local Cloth-filter coffee in District 11 retains its luscious aroma thanks to hand-crafted way of making, while Mockingbird and Sai Gon Oi at the old apartment in District 1 bring out the enjoyable space with exquisite decors. 1.Cà phê vợt (Cloth-filter coffee)  Located behind Thiec Market in District 11 (HCMC), although Mr Thanh’s small […]

Hoi An: A seductive shining jewel

If you ever wonder how to satisfy your cravings for traveling, just uncover the enchanting Hoi An, the greatest paradise I’ve ever set foot on. Hoi An is one of many magnificent destinations for not only Vietnamese but also foreign travelers – which, in a not so exaggerated way, is a grappling hook of attraction. […]

Shopping in Phu Quoc

In Phu Quoc you can easily find either local specialities or popular Vietnamese souvenirs. The most famous out of them are Phu Quoc pearl, pepper, fish sauce and rose myrtle wine. Why Phu Quoc? Located in the Gulf of Thailand, Phu Quoc Island is bordered with white-sand beaches and with large tracts covered in tropical […]

Mooncakes in Vietnam

In Vietnam, mooncakes are called “Bánh Trung Thu”, which can be translated to “Mid-Autumn cake”. Traditionally in Vietnamese culture, mooncakes have been seen as a symbol of family reunions in this festive event. Through time, many varieties of the original mooncakes have been created, which are more sophisticated and well embraced. Mooncakes and festival celebrations […]

Delicious ways Vietnamese use Cốm in their desserts

In previous blog posts, we have introduced Cốm – Vietnamese green flakes, a special ingredient of the Autumn and some amazing though easy recipes. This post presents ways Vietnamese use Cốm to make delicious desserts as a way to preserve the taste of Autumn. Bánh Cốm (Cốm cake) Bánh cốm is a Vietnamese dessert made […]

Dragon fruit – A wonderful “fire ball”

Dragon fruit is one of the most beautiful and unique must-try tropical fruit of Asia. Not only be regarded as one of the tastiest fruit, dragon fruit is also recognized to improve health and prevent several diseases. Read the article to discover the irresistible taste of dragon fruit and plenty of health benefits it gives. […]