Best street food in town I guess
Something to seriously crave for: Papaya salad at Le Van Tam park in Saigon.
Probably the best papaya salad in the city and probably the oldest roadside place that is still selling the stuff foodie dreams are knit from.
Already my mom in law enjoyed plates of the delicious mixture by this family when she was a teenager and even though it might be less polite to speak it out: That was some time ago.
We seriously love it and it also part of the itineraries renowned food tours came up with.
A plate contains shredded unripe papaya with peanuts, roasted liver, Vietnamese herbs and homemade chilli sauce in a sweet and sour marinade. The crispy stuff is some sort of rice paper I would like to call Vietnamese croutons, since I don't know the name, but it is similar to croutons anyway.
No excuses anymore, do yourself a favour and explore Vietnamese culture from the foodie side of life!
Today I was craving for a dessert, but too lazy to go out. So I cooked myself up some grass jelly. Lovely!
|Phu Quoc Fish Sauce|
Fish sauce is one of the natural products Phu Quoc is really famous for.
|Less Accessible Hue Foods|
Here we have a selection of food we ate during our stay in Hue and Phu Loc. Most of the meals are home cooked though, so I excluded them from the food tour post.
|The Marvellous Foods of Hue|
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|The issue of fake coffee in Vietnam|
Despite Vietnam having excellent conditions for growing great coffee, the premium suppliers are rare and street coffee often is not even real coffee. What is wrong here and what is right? Let us take a look.
|My Coffee Adventure|
This is the beginning of My Coffee Adventure, where I dive into the world of the changing coffee market in Vietnam. Follow me on this journey from a quantity driven system to excellence of taste.
|Running a Restaurant Business in Vietnam|
We met the area manager of an old and successful F&B group in Vietnam and talked about running a restaurant business in this country.