How is the food in Vietnam?

How is the food in Vietnam
How is the food in Vietnam

Vietnamese cuisine is distinguished by its delicacy and lightness. The abundant use of various vegetables and spices makes it a unique culinary flavors. Overview of a kitchen that smells the exotic.

Composition of Vietnamese cuisine

Westerners often confuse the Chinese and Vietnamese cuisine. The latter is however characterized by its finesse, lightness and variety of its dishes. There are nearly 500 Vietnam national dishes! Vietnamese cuisine is characterized by the omnipresence of nuoc mam sauce, fish sauce that gives flavor to its dishes, while Chinese cuisine is rather characterized by the use of soy sauce and oyster.

The Vietnamese cooking also uses a wide variety of herbs such as coriander, basil, raoram the Tiato (kind of mint), or citronella, most often added to dishes to give them a subtle fragrance. Rice and rice noodles make up the base of most dishes.

Vietnamese dishes are generally rich in vegetables. These are preferred crisp and tasty, rather than boiled in water and softened. Vegetables are usually fried, seasoned with garlic or ginger. Leafy vegetables are in turn when they are boiled, thrown into simmering water containing a little oil. Boiling water should be avoided so that the vegetables retain their freshness and green. After being drained, you can include them into salads and season with fish sauce sauce or oyster sauce. You can find many nice pictures about Vietnam food and cuisine in this Fan Page voyage vietnam , nice ressource to check before you go to Vietnam

There is less meat in Vietnamese cuisine as fish or crustaceans. Numerous dishes include the use of shrimp, whether grilled, fritters, in soups, or crushed sugar cane (chao tom). The crab is also very popular in salads or stuffed.

There are many exotic fruits that embellish meals or for desserts or dishes themselves: Khaki, jujube, green dragon, star fruit, longan, mangosteen, sapodilla, corrosoles, rambutans, toffee apples, jackfruit, passion fruit …

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Rex Hotel in Hochiminh city

Rex_Hotel_in_Hochiminh_city.serendipityThumbWe then proceeded to the magnificent REX HOTEL, where we had booked our five days stay. Rex Hotel started as a garage and trading center. Since then it has been renovated into a 6-storey hotel. It was used as a meeting and entertainment venue for United States military personnel.

Rex is a four star hotel. The rooms are nice and ornately appointed with rattan furniture and handicrafts. Plus they always serve daily newspaper, mineral water and fresh fruit.

The central location of the hotel makes it a top place to explore the city by foot without the need for transport. Adjacent to the People Committee House, within steps of the famous Ben Thanh Market and historical Opera House.

We feasted everyday an unforgettable buffet breakfast at the Hoa Mai Restaurant (inside Rex Hotel) that serves traditional Vietnamese cuisine together with Western favorites.

I LOVE this restauran! A major mouthwatering experience! BuUuRP! Oops, excuse me.

ADDRESS:
Rex Hotel
141 Nguyen Hue Boulevard,
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Room Rates : $95-$290
Hotel Class: 4

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