Eat & Drink

A Mekong Delta Delight: CARAMELIZED FISH SAUCE

Every resident of the Mekong Delta must have tried homegrown vegetables dipped in caramelized fish sauce (kho quet). Back in the day, the dish was simply fish sauce stewed...

Grilled Prawns With Gac Salt

My childhood was spent on an alluvial-rich, fish-abundant river. I still remember when the tide was high, my sister and I cast a net and were able to scoop up a bucket of...

Cu Lao Hotpot

Cu Lao is a must-have dish at every wedding in the South-Western part of Vietnam. It is customary for the bridgegroom’s family to offer the bride’s family  a 100-kilogram pig and money...

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