Pho (Vietnamese Noodle Soup)

Pho is one of the most famous Vietnamese traditional food. It’s almost impossible to walk a street in Vietnam’s big cities without seeing a crowd of hungry people slurping fresh noodles at a  Pho restaurant.

Pho (Vietnamese Noodle Soup) - 8 Dilicious Dishes in Vietnam

Pho (Vietnamese Noodle Soup)

This simple staple consisting of a clear, tasty broth, fresh rice noodles, a mixture of herbs and chicken or beef, a special course of food to some people restrict themselves, either to lose their weight. It’s tasty, cheap, and widely available at all day long.

Cha Ca ( Tumeric Fish with Dill )

In Hanoi Cha Ca consider to be so excellent that there is a street in the capital named to these fried delicious morsels of fish.

Cha Ca ( Tumeric Fish with Dill ) - 8 Dilicious Dishes in Vietnam

Cha Ca ( Tumeric Fish with Dill )

This namesake street is home to Cha Ca La Vong, which serves sizzling little chunks of fish in the pan seasoned with garlic, ginger, turmeric and dill.

Banh Xeo ( sizzling cake )

A good Banh Xeosizzling cake ) is a crispy crepe bulging with pork, shrimp, and bean sprouts when rice batter is poured into the hot skillet, garnishing with some fresh herbs that are typical of almost authentic Vietnamese cuisines.

Banh Xeo ( sizzling cake ) - 8 Dilicious Dishes in Vietnam

Banh Xeo ( sizzling cake )

To enjoy one like a local, they are served wrapped in the mustard leaf, lettuce leaves, cut it into easy slices, roll it up in rice paper and dipped it in a sweet and sour special sauce the chef has mixed up for you.

Cao Lau ( Braised Spiced Pork with Noodles )

This pork noodle dish made with pork, local greens, noodles from Hoi An, in the Quang Nam province of central Vietnam is due to the town’s history as a trading port at its prime. The thicker noodles are similar to Japanese dish called udon. The dish usually includes sliced pork Xa Xiu the crispy wonton crackers and pork are a Chinese influence while the broth and herbs are distinctly Vietnamese.

Cao Lau ( Braised Spiced Pork with Noodles ) - 8 Dilicious Dishes in Vietnam

Cao Lau ( Braised Spiced Pork with Noodles )

Rau Muong ( Water Spinach )

Some might call it morning glory or river weed — the tropical plant is grown as a tender vegetable — in the South Vietnam Rau Muong is julienned into very thin strips and eaten with different kinds of noodles, it is commonly stir-fried and seasoned with slithers of potent garlic and chilli.

Rau Muong ( Water Spinach ) - 8 Dilicious Dishes in Vietnam

Rau Muong ( Water Spinach )

Rau Muong is common at every Vietnamese restaurant and as a side dish in many meals.

Cha Gio or Nem Dan ( Fried Spring Roll )

Vietnamese crunchy spring rolls or minced pork sausage is usually served as an appetiser. It is ground pork meat, mushrooms, and vegetable such as carrots, jicama, kohlrabi, bean sprouts, rice vermicelli, wrapped in a sheet of moist rice paper.

Cha Gio or Nem Dan ( Fried Spring Roll ) - 8 Dilicious Dishes in Vietnam

Cha Gio or Nem Dan ( Fried Spring Roll )

The crispy shell with a soft vegetable and meat filling dunked in a tangy sauce gets the gastronomic juices flowing before the main course. In the north, these parcels go by the name Nem Ran while southerners call them Cha Gio.

Goi Cuon ( Fresh spring rolls)

These light, balanced and healthy fresh spring rolls are a perfect choice when you’ve been eating too much of the fried dishes in Vietnam.

Goi Cuon ( Fresh spring rolls) - 8 Dilicious Dishes in Vietnam

Goi Cuon ( Fresh spring rolls)

The translucent bundles are first packed with salad greens, a slice of meat or seafood and a layer of lettuce, coriander, before being neatly rolled and dunked in Vietnam’s favourite condiment — fish sauce. Goi Cuon is served fresh while others are served fried, like Cha Gio (Nem Ran). Now they become more and more popular appetiser with everyone in Vietnamese restaurants.

Bun Bo Hue ( Spicy Beef and Pork Noodle Soup )

Bun Bo Hue is a very famous soup containing fresh rice vermicelli and beef. Central Vietnam’s take on noodles provides to customers with its meaty broth and piles of beef and pork. The thick, slippery rice noodles are admired for its balance of sour, salty, spicy and sweet flavour and in particular, with the fragrance of lemon grass also make for a more seductive meal than noodles served in the north and south.

Bun Bo Hue ( Spicy Beef and Pork Noodle Soup ) - 8 Dilicious Dishes in Vietnam

Bun Bo Hue ( Spicy Beef and Pork Noodle Soup )


8 Delicious Dishes in Vietnam