TếT – The VIETNAMESE LUNAR NEW YEAR

Vietnamese food is bursting with flavour, it’s a style of cuisine, we believe, you can never tire of. Vietnamese recipes are diverse – from healthy herbs and vegetable dishes to succulent meat and fresh seafood, there is something for all the family.

What’s not to love about Vietnamese food?

So you might have been a fan of Vietnamese food for a while, or maybe you are a newcomer. Either way, if you’re looking for five Vietnamese recipes you need in your life, you have come to the right place. 

But first, a bit of background into Vietnamese cuisine.

What are 3 popular foods in Vietnam?

This is difficult to answer as Vietnamese food is diverse in flavour and scope. Food culture in Vietnam changes from region to region. Each region, North, Central and South has food to be proud of. Throw in the influence of Chinese and French culture, and you get some vibrant Vietnamese dishes. For the question, what are 3 popular foods in Vietnam, we can narrow it down to features of most Vietnamese dishes – rice, fish sauce and fresh herbs and vegetables.

Traditional Vietnamese recipes

In Vietnamese culture, cooking and eating play a huge part. Multi-generational families often live together, and mealtime is central to the day. Traditional Vietnamese recipes are mostly main dishes flanked by dipping sauces, rice dishes and a selection of fresh herbs or vegetables. Traditional Vietnamese recipes burst with flavour and are diverse in style and texture. So what are some traditional Vietnamese recipes?

Vietnamese Recipes

What are some traditional Vietnamese foods?

When you think of Vietnamese food, you think of rice and noodle dishes. As mentioned above, however, Vietnamese cuisine is much more varied. Colonial influences and regional preferences mean that some traditional Vietnamese foods have a modern twist. Here are some classic Vietnamese recipes.

5 Vietnamese Recipes you need in your life

Vietnamese Pho

Pho is a noodle soup that most people have heard of in Vietnamese cuisine. In Vietnam, you will find Pho everywhere – from breakfast tables to curbsides, and in high-end restaurants. Pho, pronounced “Fu” comes in various forms. Beef, chicken and vegetables can all be used. This popular Vietnamese recipe is served over flat rice noodles and flavoured with fresh herbs.

Learn How To Make Vietnamese Pho

Our online cooking video is a step-by-step guide to making the perfect Vietnamese Pho

Banh Mi – Vietnamese Sandwich

Banh Mi is another street food staple in Vietnam. French colonial influences have made this Vietnamese sandwich a popular choice. They can be filled with pretty much anything, and once you’ve tried Banh Mi, normal sandwiches will never taste the same again. 

Crispy Belly Pork Makes The Perfect Filling

In our cooking video we marinate belly pork using Loc’s family recipe of spices, and we’ll roast it until its deliciously crispy, perfect for Banh Mi

Goi Cuon – Vietnamese Summer Rolls

A Vietnamese Summer Roll is a fresh roll wrapped in thin rice paper. The contents usually consist of Vermicelli (rice) noodles, herbs and a choice of meat or fish. Spring rolls, on the other hand, have similar fillings but are fried to make them crispy. Pair both with a delicious dip and you’re well on your way to enjoying a delicious Vietnamese favourite.

Make Vietnamese Summer Rolls

These Summer Rolls are easier than you think and are perfect as a snack, a starter or a main meal on a hot summer’s day 

Ca Hap Xi Dau – Steamed Fish

If you like fish and seafood, this Vietnamese recipe is for you. A simple way to prepare whole fish, yet one that few people try. In Vietnamese culture, steamed fish is a benchmark for chefs – if you can steam a whole fish, you’ve made it! You’re looking for fish that effortlessly falls away from the bone and is full of flavour. Steamed fish is easy to cook at home in 30 minutes, and when paired with rice, is a healthy and delicious meal.  

Become A Steamed Fish Pro

A fresh and aromatic Vietnamese recipe that will fill your house with the most wonderful aromas

Ca Ri Ga – Vietnamese Yellow Curry

Make with a meat of your choice, vegetables or tofu for a seriously delicious curry that you’ll want to eat time and time again. Marinating the meat is the secret to this popular Vietnamese dish. In my online cooking video, I show you how to marinate the chicken using my legendary curry blend. Vietnamese Yellow Curry should be rich and tasty and traditionally, thanks to French colonial history, a warm, crunchy baguette is dipped into the curry sauce.  

Master Vietnamese Yellow Curry

The best Yellow Vietnamese Curry recipe around. Chicken pieces marinated in Loc’s own curry blend cooked in aromatic curry sauce with chunky potato and carrots

Simple and easy Vietnamese recipes

When people think about Asian cooking, they think it’s time-consuming, hard to find the right ingredients and more effort than it’s worth. Thanks to Supermarkets stocking more diverse products from around the globe, this is no longer the case, and most of our recipes take just 30 minutes to create. Our recipes are simple and easy Vietnamese recipes for all the family to enjoy. The effort is worth the reward. Our recipes are great for creating some tasty meals after a long day at work or to wow your friends at a dinner party.

Plus, in our cooking videos, I’m with you every step of the way. We cook together to create some delicious Vietnamese recipes you’ll come back to time and time again. And you can come back to them time and time again because once you’ve purchased one of our Vietnamese recipes, you have lifetime access to them. 

Click here to explore our Vietnamese recipe online video library

1 Comment

  1. Jana O’Regan

    Your traditional New Year dishes look delicious.. would love to try Sticky Rice cake. What a great selection of dishes. I cannot wait to learn how to cook Vietnamese spring rolls.
    Happy New Year to you and your family.

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