Braised fish

Braised fish is a traditional food in a clay pot – a quintessential bite of Vietnamese food. Its exotic flavor and fragrances will surely...
Seasoned dried shredded squid

Squid is a great seafood which is popular on table of every family and easy to cook. However, there are a lot of Vietnamese...
banh can

Made from rice flour, banh can and banh xeo are specialties in southern and south-central Vietnam. >> Hue Sour Shrimp >> Khao Pad (Fried Rice) Banh can and banh...
Hue Sour Shrimp

Sour Shrimp is one of the most sought-after specialities of the old capital of Vietnam. When they first come to Hue and taste this...
Khao Pad

Khao Pad (Fried Rice) is a variety of fried rice typical of central Thai cuisine. In Thai, khao means “rice” and pad means “of...
Dim sum at Tim Ho Wan

Everyone has their own idea of Chinese cuisine, whether it’s informed by adventurous cookbook readings or late night trips to local take-out restaurants. You...
Thailand food and drinks

Bangkok and Chiang Mai are the country’s big culinary centres, boasting the cream of gourmet Thai restaurants and the best international cuisines. The rest...
Typical Khmer dishes

While not the strongest link in South East Asia’s chain of delightful cuisine, Khmer food is tasty and cheap and better than Burmese. Rice...
Popular dishes in Cambodia

The cuisine of Cambodia is closely related to neighbouring countries of Thailand and Laos. In fact, many say that Khmer cooking is like Thai...
Traditional Vietnamese Family Meals

In Vietnam, family meals with many Traditional Vietnamese Food has been one of the unique cultural features. Since the ancient time, it has become...

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Kakigōri is a Japanese shaved ice dessert flavored with syrup and a sweetener, often condensed milk.