Category: Vietnam Culture

  • September 2, 2019

    Wet Market

    #Did you know? The market is more than a place that feeds the body. There is always a coffee shop where men will sit, read...

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  • August 26, 2019

    Noodles

    A journal entry by Chef Nam My love of noodles began when I was six years old, on a visit with my father to a...

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  • August 19, 2019

    Bánh Xèo, HCMC

    In search of bánh xèo: While there are many delicious things to eat in Vietnam, there’s no doubt bánh xèo is my favourite street snack....

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  • August 12, 2019

    Bánh Mì

    Bánh Mì is the classic sandwich of Vietnam and mean a lot of different things to different people over the years. Many shops baked twice...

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  • July 29, 2019

    Vietnamese Durian – Sầu Riêng

      Vietnamese Durian, the King of Fruits, Sầu Riêng Vietnam has an estimated 20-30 native durian varieties, undiscovered and unnamed treasures. Most varieties in Vietnam are...

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  • July 15, 2019

    The Centre, Hội An

    The Centre - Miền Trung Did you know? Huế’s old name, Thanh Hóa, means “peace” or “harmony.” However, Huế did not always live up to its...

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  • May 29, 2019

    Only In Saigon

    ~ A journal entry by Chef Nam ~ I returned to Vietnam in 1995 for the first time since I flee the country in 1979...

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  • November 22, 2018

    Wine Dinner at American Club

    Chef Nam Q Nguyen was recently invited as a guest chef for an East-meets-West wine dinner on 3 November 2018 at the American Club in...

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