Many countries are known for modern and creative dishes. Vietnam is very much opposite and unique in this case. The plates of the country are known for its traditional food recipes, use of fresh ingredients and variant flavors. The combination of food with a variety of green vegetables, rice, and multiple-choice of fish, pork, beef, or meat has made it world-famous. Although the country is filled with numerous five-star hotels and amazing exotic dishes, the best Vietnamese food enjoys in the street vendors, markets and roadside eateries.
The typical Vietnamese food has rice noodles, or either one of them, seafood, soup, vegetables, fish sauce dips, etc. All these items can customize as per choice. All these meals can take at any time. These cultural dishes are world-famous and made in various restaurants all over the world.
Pho is the signature dish of Vietnam which contains rice noodles along with meat, fish sauce, variety of noodles, fish, chili sauce, etc. One bowl of Pho serves one person’s meal and contains beef meatballs and slices with several toppings. The bean sprouts, fresh herbs such as basil, cilantro, mint, and onions. Lime juice adds to the final dish. At times exotic dishes like pig stomach and cartilages are available depending on the vendors.
The dish is a mixture of French-Vietnam sandwich with unique flavors. It is very famous among foreigners and great for a quick meal or breakfast. The recipe is a toasted baguette sandwich with pate, pickled vegetables, soy sauce, butter, cilantro, hot peppers, and chilies. The dish is available in the street corners of Vietnam. The sandwich contains several fillings such as roasted pork belly, grilled pork loin, fried egg, boiled sausages, fried fish with turmeric and dill, and poached chicken.
One of the best Vietnamese dish known as Banh Xeo is a similar dish to pancakes or crepe. The recipe filling with pork, chicken, shrimps, vermicelli noodles, and beef slices. The other vegetables are mushrooms, bean sprouts, and onions. Most of the restaurants, roadside stalls, and local markets sell a platter with rice papers and fresh lettuce.
Originated in Da Nang, it is available in various restaurants of Vietnam. The dish is easily recognizable for its yellow color. The rice noodles, along with broth made of bones and fish sauce, gives it a unique flavor. The other ingredients used in this dish for seasoning are shallot, black pepper, and garlic. The other items we use in this dish are boiled quails eggs, river shrimp, and roasted pork. Along with many Vietnamese dishes, this dish also contains a wide range of herbs like basil, coriander, lettuce, peanuts, sesame rice crackers, and sliced banana flowers.
The dish is typical brown rice which accompanies with green onions, fried egg, and different kinds of meat. It is best to eat for lunch or breakfast and can take at any time. Therefore, among other foods available in the streets of Vietnam, it is relatively cheap. The seasonings used are pork skin, egg patty, and pork chop.