Category: Flavours of Vietnam

Vietnamese cuisine . Spicy, yes. Boring, bland, uninteresting, predictable – definitely not. Worth a try? Absolutely. The food itself, in fact, is enough reason to trek through Vietnam. Often, authentic cuisine means street food. Part of the whole experience is jostling eager, hungry patrons to get a steaming bowl at a market’s most famous stall. From the signature lemon grass to so-called secret ingredients, Vietnamese cuisine is a whole worthy adventure in itself.

Com Tam

Com Tam

The Vietnamese word com means “cooked rice” while tam connotes “broken rice.” Thus, the popular dish com tam is made of cooked fragments of grains, mi ...