In this blog you are going to learn about the foods of Vietnam. Vietnam is in SE Asia. Their currency is the Vietnamese Dong. Vietnam has one of the healthiest foods in the world. Vietnamese food is based on Thai and Chinese cuisine.
Facts about Vietnam
- Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam.
- Only 19% of Vietnam is forest.
- 16% of the world’s rare animals are in Vietnam like the Vietnamese Rhino, Indochinese tiger and the Cat Ba langur, which there are only 70 left.
- 80 species of amphibians are in Vietnam like frogs.
- 200 species of birds live in Vietnam like the masked booby.
Foods of Vietnam
Pho is noodle soup. It can have either beef or chicken in it, vegetables, and rice noodles. It is all right. Mom cannot handle Pho any longer. She ate WAY too much of it in Vietnam.
This is a dumpling. They are steamed and they are REALLY good. Minced pork and quail eggs are in the dumplings. It can have other stuff but pork and quail eggs are what it is in it.
Banh xeo means sizzling cake in Vietnamese. It is a rice cake with stuffed pork, seafood and bean sprouts. It is good.
It is a deep fried spring roll. They put vegetables in the spring rolls and other stuff, such as seafood, pork, and chicken. It is REALLY good.
This is a fried dumpling that we couldn’t figure out what it is called in Vietnamese. The fried dumpling is stuffed with pork and quail egg. It is pretty good.
Sin to is a fruit smoothie. In the smoothie the fruit can be mango, dragon fruit, banana, pineapple, apple and other fruit. It is really good.
Ca phe sura da
It is hot or iced coffee with condensed sweetened milk. It is really good.
Now you know all about the foods of Vietnam. What do you think your favorite food would be?
Michelle C says
Looks great! I would love to try some of those dumplings and the smoothie. Hoping to visit friends in Vietnam soon…