20 Popular Vietnamese Desserts to Try in Vietnam - Nomad Paradise (2023)

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Vietnamese desserts are one of Southeast Asia’s underrated delights. Beyond Vietnam’s famous savory dishes and spices, there’s a world of sweet and fruity flavors to explore.

From rainbow colors to mind-blowing textures, there are so many unique and wonderful dishes to enjoy. You’re in for a treat, that’s for sure.

So gear up for a wild, jaw-dropping culinary experience, as a native Vietnamese writer explores 20 of Vietnam’s most popular and traditional desserts.

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Vietnamese Desserts

1–Chè 3 Màu – Three-Color Dessert

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There is actually a wide variation of this delicious three-color dessert, and there is no one right way to make it (unless you make it with only two colors; then it isn’t really a three-color dessert anymore).

The most common variation of the three-color dessert includes pandan jelly on top, red beans in the middle layer, and mung bean in the bottom layer.

Finally, the whole thing is topped with shaved ice. If you want extra richness, you can also add coconut cream.

So grab a spoon, mix the three layers up, and enjoy the refreshing chè 3 màu.

2–Chè Bắp – Vietnamese Sweet Corn Pudding

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Sweet corn pudding, or chè bắp, is a sweet soup in Vietnam with the main ingredient being fresh corn.

When combined with coconut cream and some grapefruit concentrate, this sweet corn pudding produces a uniquely enticing aroma.

Sweet corn pudding can be eaten cold or hot, but it is most often served cold as Vietnam is a tropical country and everyone loves the refreshing coolness of a delicious dessert.

If sweet corn pudding is too rich for you, you can always ask the server to skip out on the coconut cream.

As coconut cream is usually added at the end, leaving it out is a simple thing to do.

3–Chè Bà Ba – Sweet Potato & Tapioca Pearls Pudding

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Chè bà ba is the perfect sweet soup for all of those with a sweet tooth out there.

This sweet pudding has a creamy coconut milk soup base, giving the entire bowl a richness that’s hard to find elsewhere.

Chè bà ba often includes sweet potato, cassava, and taro, so lots of starch there. The pearls are made from tapioca flour, giving them a texture almost like sticky rice.

Many places will add grass jelly to the mix as it complements the pudding well.

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4–Bánh Da Lợn – Steamed Layer Cake

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Bánh Da Lợn is translated directly as “pig skin cake” because each layer has the thickness of a pig’s skin, although there isn’t any trace of pork or pig skin in these cakes.

These steamed layer cakes have alternating layers of chewy tapioca flour and soft mung bean, so you can have some fun while eating by eating it layer by layer.

Bánh Da Lợn often has a pleasant green color. Instead of using food coloring, chefs use pandan leaves extract to create this color, thus ensuring it is healthy and appealing at the same time.

5–Bánh Tiêu – Hollow Donut

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Bánh tiêu can be both a dessert and a snack, depending on your preference. The hollow donut doesn’t have a hole in the middle like the American donut.

Instead, it is more like a circular piece of bread where the inside is doughy and sort of hollow.

Bánh tiêu is only slightly sweet, so you won’t get sick of this dessert anytime soon. The dough is made similarly to how an American donut is made, except the surface is sprinkled with sesame seeds.

You can enjoy these donuts with sticky rice or Vietnamese honeycomb cake (see #7) as well.

6– Bánh Đúc Ngọt– Sweet Pandan Rice Cake

While bánh đúc is the name of a savory dish, it is also the name of a dessert. Thus, I added the word “ngọt”, meaning “sweet” at the end to differentiate between these two dishes.

As the name suggests, sweet pandan rice cake is made from rice and pandan. Thus, the dessert has a cool green color to it due to the pandan.

As the rice cake is made from rice flour, it’s delightfully chewy although it might look similar to the biteable jelly.

The rice cake itself is not sweetened; it’s simply mixed with pandan concentrate to have the green color and the pandan smell.

After the rice cake is ready, sweetened coconut cream is served with it, and this is where the sweetness comes from.

7–Bánh Bò – Vietnamese Honeycomb Cake

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Bánh bò is one of my favorite desserts. The chewiness, not-overwhelming sweetness, and the smell of pandan (if pandan concentrate is added) makes this a one-of-a-kind dessert.

Bánh bò is called Vietnamese honeycomb cake because, if cut into half, the inside looks like a tiny honeycomb.

Bánh bò can be either steamed or baked, and each method gives it a slightly different texture.

Steamed honeycomb cake is softer while baked honeycomb cake often has a crunchy outer layer. Although, bánh bò is steamed most of the time.

8–Bánh Phu Thê – Husband and Wife Cake

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Bánh phu thê (or bánh xu xê) is a wonderful combination of coconut, mung bean, and tapioca flour’s chewiness.

This Vietnamese treat is named after an old tale about a husband and wife, and is one of the country’s most delicious desserts.

9–Sương Sáo Hạt é – Grass Jelly with Basil Seeds

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Grass jelly is cut into cubes in this sweet soup and often appears to be black. Basil seeds are soaked in water for hours until softened prior to cooking.

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Together, they are simmered in water that has been sweetened with sugar cane.

While this sounds like a simple dessert (and it kind of is), it creates a great combination of flavors that makes you want to get seconds.

If you try this sweet soup on a hot day, you can add shaved ice to it to enjoy the refreshing coolness sương sáo hạt é offers.

10–Bánh Đậu Xanh – Mung Bean Pastry

Mung bean pastry are very delicate rectangles of mung bean. There are two types of mung bean pastry: the dry one versus the wet and fermented one.

Which one is better, you ask? Each type has its own deliciousness, but personally, I slightly prefer the wet one.

Bánh đậu xanh is made by combining mung beans, sugar, flour, and other flavorings to create a fudge-like, rectangular pastry.

If you like tea then I must tell you that the mung bean pastry goes extremely well with a cup of green or lotus tea.

11–Chè Hạt Sen Thạch Rau Câu – Lotus seeds and Jelly Sweet Soup

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This is a great dessert partly because it’s not overwhelmingly rich or sweet but also because it has lotus seeds, which are considered a home remedy to help people sleep better.

This sweet soup’s base is simply water, sugar cane, and lotus. After being washed, lotus seeds are boiled in water and when they’re softened, sugar is added and the mix is left to cool.

Jelly is combined at the end as it can’t stand the boiling water.

You can eat this sweet soup warm or chilled. While it is a simple dessert, it is very refreshing due to its simplicity in addition to the health benefits lotus seeds bring.

12–Chè Nhãn Nhục – Longan Sweet Soup

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Nhãn nhục” in Vietnamese refers to dried longan. While fresh longan is juicy and delicious, dried longan cooked in a sweet soup is equally mouth-watering.

Longan sweet soup is surprisingly simple to make, but also surprisingly tasty.

Dried longan is often soaked in water for hours to soften, then simmered along with water and cane sugar. Some people also add lotus seeds or jelly to make the content more “diverse.”

Longan sweet soup is often served chilled with shaved ice. However, on some cold days, you can eat a bowl of warm sweet soup as well.

13–Chè Khúc Bạch – Panna Cotta Lychee Dessert

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Panna cotta lychee dessert offers a diversity of taste as the gelatin can be made to have many different flavors, including strawberry, green tea, vanilla, and chocolate.

Unlike most Vietnamese sweet soups that have added sugar or coconut cream in the base, chè khúc bạch uses lychee juice as the main “soup” ingredient, thereby giving this dessert a refreshing fruity sweetness with little added sugar.

For all of you tropical-fruit lovers, you will probably be glad to hear chè khúc bạch is often served with a variety of fruits, especially lychee (well, lychee is in the name of this dessert).

Thus, chè khúc bạch is the perfect fruity sweet soup for anyone who wants a healthy dessert.

14–Chè Thái – Thai Fruit Cocktail

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Thai fruit cocktail has its inspiration from, you guessed it, a dessert from Thailand. Chè Thái is a rich and sweet soup that’s often served chilled.

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The sliced jackfruit brings a fruity twist to this sweet soup while the dried pomegranate seeds add a fun chewiness to it.

Most places also add grass jelly to the Thai fruit cocktail. Coconut cream is added at the end to give chè Thái the final touch of richness.

Add some shaved ice if you like a cold dessert, and the cocktail is ready to be served.

15– Bánh Pía – Mung Bean Mooncake

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While bánh pía’s English name is “mung bean mooncake,” it is sold all year round as opposed to the “Bánh Trung Thu” mooncake (see #16), which is sold only during a certain time of the year.

Bánh pía is readily recognized due to its flaky exterior (which can be peeled off easily) and a big, red stamp on the surface.

Beyond this flaky surface is a creamy filling that can be made of either mung bean, durian, or both.

Many mung bean mooncakes contain a salty egg yolk, which adds a nice change from the overall sweetness of the cake.

16–Bánh Trung Thu – Mooncake

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Trung Thu” is an autumn festival celebrated on October 1st each year in Vietnam.

The festival centers around children; children often make, buy, or are given lanterns in many shapes and sizes, such as animal lanterns or car lanterns.

There are many legends around Trung Thu, but the most famous one is the story about the man whose magic tree flew to the moon after being watered with dirty water and took him along with it.

Mooncakes often have a shiny, smooth exterior with a variety of sweet fillings.

Nowadays, people make them with many different flavors such as green tea and taro. If you’re lucky, you might even find off-season mooncakes.

17–Bánh Cốm–Green Sticky Rice Sweet Cake

Bánh cốm is one of the famous foods from Ha Noi, the capital of Vietnam. The color green does not come from food coloring but rather from immature rice kernels which are often roasted over low heat.

Bánh cốm is sticky due to the sticky nature of rice. The outer layer of green rice embraces a sweet layer of mung bean and shaved coconut.

In addition to being a great dessert, bánh cốm can also be eaten as a snack or with tea.

Many places in Sai Gon have bánh cốm now, so you don’t need to travel to Ha Noi if you want to try these green cakes.

18–Bánh Gai – Thorn Leaf Cake

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For those who have never seen bánh gai, it might look unappealing at first due to its black color. However, thorn leaf cake is black not because of any additional food coloring but because of the thorn leaf’s color.

Each thorn leaf cake is not much bigger than an adult’s palm and is wrapped in banana leaves.

The filling is made of sweetened mung bean, which is encompassed by a layer of chewy sticky rice colored by thorn leaves. Because of its slight sweetness, thorn leaf cake can be a great snack as well.

19–Tàu Hũ Nước Đường–Tofu Dessert in Ginger Syrup

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Tofu dessert in ginger syrup used to be a popular food sold on beaches, especially in areas with a lot of tourists and travelers.

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When taking a break from swimming, a bowl of hot tofu dessert in sweet ginger syrup both satisfies you hunger and warms you up after playing in the cool ocean water.

Tàu hũ nước đường often includes small balls made from tapioca flour. While these flour balls don’t necessarily taste sweet, they add a nice chewiness to the mix.

Combined with the silky tofu and the sweet syrup, tapioca balls bring a texture that complements the whole dish extremely well.

20–ChèHột Hà Trà – Chinese Egg Tea Sweet Soup

Chèhột gà trà is directly translated as egg tea sweet soup and is inspired by the Chinese tea eggs.

While eggs and sweet soup don’t sound like they should go together, somehow people have found a way for them to combine perfectly in this dessert.

Chinese egg sweet soup includes chicken eggs, black tea, dried jujube, cane sugar, and quail eggs.

Personally, I love the quail eggs the most out of all the ingredients in this sweet soup as they offer the perfect bite-size and soak up the flavor extremely well.

Vietnamese Desserts

Rarely can a country’s cuisine dazzle with such vibrant colors, unique platings, and mouthwatering flavors.

Vietnam’s fascinating array of desserts are a delight on the senses, that’s for sure!

As with savory foods, the influence of The Five Elements runs with such strength and power through Vietnamese food.

This has led to so many brilliant dishes, crafted with such precision and delicacy.

Vietnamese desserts are like works of art. They represent more than just flavor. They demonstrate the creativity and passion of the Vietnamese people.

And, they show how important food is in Vietnamese culture and beliefs. That is why these foods are so magnificent to touch, taste, smell, and behold.

So, before we leave Vietnam, let’s take one final look at all the traditional desserts in this article.

Be sure to have this list ofVietnamese desserts handy when you visit so that you can try one or more of these popular and traditional foods.

  1. Chè 3 Màu – Three-Color Dessert
  2. Chè Bắp – Vietnamese Sweet Corn Pudding
  3. Chè Bà Ba – Sweet Potato & Tapioca Pearls Pudding
  4. Bánh Da Lợn – Steamed Layer Cake
  5. Bánh Tiêu – Hollow Donut
  6. Bánh Đúc Ngọt– Sweet Pandan Rice Cake
  7. Bánh Bò – Vietnamese Honeycomb Cake
  8. Bánh Phu Thê – Husband and Wife Cake
  9. Sương Sáo Hạt é – Grass Jelly with Basil Seeds
  10. Bánh Đậu Xanh – Mung Bean Pastry
  11. Chè Hạt Sen Thạch Rau Câu – Lotus seeds and Jelly Sweet Soup
  12. Chè Nhãn Nhục – Longan Sweet Soup
  13. Chè Khúc Bạch – Panna Cotta Lychee Dessert
  14. Chè Thái – Thai Fruit Cocktail
  15. Bánh Pía – Mung Bean Mooncake
  16. Bánh Trung Thu – Mooncake
  17. Bánh Cốm–Green Sticky Rice Sweet Cake
  18. Bánh Gai – Thorn Leaf Cake
  19. Tàu Hũ Nước Đường–Tofu Dessert in Ginger Syrup
  20. ChèHột Hà Trà – Chinese Egg Sweet Soup

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FAQs

What are traditional Vietnamese desserts? ›

Traditional Vietnamese desserts made with bananas, coconut, glutinous rice, bean puddings and fruit jellies are typical. And, in Vietnam, desserts can take the form of sweet soups, doughy rolls, cakes, iced treats and much more.

Is Vietnamese food sweet? ›

In general, northern Vietnamese cuisine is not bold in any particular taste—sweet, salty, spicy, bitter, or sour. Most northern Vietnamese foods feature light and balanced flavors that result from subtle combinations of many different flavoring ingredients.

What is Che Ba Mau made of? ›

Chè ba màu consists of vibrant layers of sweet mung beans, soft kidney beans (you'll also see it with red beans), and bouncy pandan jelly. The cups are filled to the brim with ice and coconut milk, which swirl together to create an unexpectedly delicious dessert-drink hybrid.

What is a Vietnamese blood cake? ›

Tiết canh is a traditional dish of raw blood pudding served with cooked meat popular in northern Vietnamese cuisine. The most popular is tiết canh vịt, made from freshly killed duck blood and duck meat.

What is Vietnam's most popular food? ›

Pho is arguably the most popular food in Vietnam. It is served both at restaurants and in families, eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This famous dish is basically rice noodle soup but the broth is seasoned in a very unique way that appeals to almost everyone.

Are there deserts in Vietnam? ›

The sand dunes of Mui Ne, the sole desert in Vietnam, stand out compared to the rest of the country which largely comprises of tropical and coastal landscapes. The white and red sand dunes of Mui Ne are spectacular to view, especially from late afternoon.

What is a Vietnamese pastry? ›

Pâté chaud (French: [pate ʃo]), "hot pastry pie"), also known as bánh patê sô, is a Vietnamese savory puff pastry. The pastry is made of a light layered and flaky exterior with a meat filling. Traditionally, the filling consists of ground pork but chicken and beef are also commonly used now.

What candy is made in Vietnam? ›

Coconut candy
TypeConfectionery
Place of originVietnam
Region or stateBến Tre Province
Main ingredientsCoconut, malt syrup, sugar
Media: Coconut candy
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What fruit do Vietnamese eat? ›

Jackfruit is one of the most popular fruits in Vietnam. In spite of the spiky crust and the large shape, the sweet taste and the amazing smell often attract people who have a sweet tooth. Inside, there are lots of fleshy yellow knots covering all the seeds of the fruit when peeled.

What fruit do Vietnamese like? ›

Vietnamese people love guava, and will eat it ripe or unripe, cut into chunks and dipped in chili salt. The guava's mild and slightly acidic taste pairs well with the sharp and spicy seasoning.

What Vietnamese food is healthiest? ›

Pho (Noodle Soup)

In general, noodle soup is considered healthy. A bowl of clear broth made fragrant by meat, some noodles, and herbs, pho is the ideal breakfast dish to get your day going. Pho is filling and not loaded with calories. It is full of fiber, antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins.

What is Chab Leang? ›

It's one of a famous dessert place in Krong Kampot in Cambodia. These kinds of desserts is called Chab-Leang. They add ice & condensed milk on top to make it... Less. Bunthoeun SAN.

What is seri muka made of? ›

Seri Muka is a Malaysian dessert consisting of two layers, a custard layer infused with pandan (screwpine) extract on coconut milk flavored glutinous rice base. The contrasting flavor of the two layers makes it a delightful dessert among the Baba Nyonya and the Malays.

What is Naab Vaam? ›

Naab Vaam is a sweetened coconut tapioca dessert drink with crushed ice. Commonly found in Southeast Asia and it's very popular in Thailand.

What is blood jelly in Vietnamese? ›

Tiết canh is a Vietnamese dish of raw blood pudding served with cooked meat in Northern Vietnam. Pork and duck are the most common animal used to create this raw blood pudding. The most popular is tiết canh vịt, made from freshly killed duck blood and duck meat.

What is blood Jello? ›

Blood Clots are jelly-like masses of blood tissue formed by clotting (coagulating) factors in the blood. A blood clot is a normal reaction of the body that occurs if a blood vessel is injured. This is desirable if it occurs to stop the bleeding caused by an injury.

What is bun in Vietnam? ›

Bun (Rice vermicelli) is made of rice flour which is turned into small, circular and white threads wrapped up into small coils called Con Bun. Vietnamese rice vermicelli is a preferable as well as a popular dish! The best rice noodles have only two ingredients: rice or rice flour, and water.

Does Vietnam have Oreos? ›

The limited-edition OREO Birthday Cookie is the first OREO flavour to feature rainbow sprinkles and an intense vanilla flavour sandwiched between two delicious chocolate layers. In Vietnam, this version is widely distributed in grocery stores, supermarkets, and via e-commerce channels.

Was there ever snow in Vietnam? ›

The short answer is: no, it does not snow in Vietnam, as Vietnam falls within the tropical zone of the northern hemisphere. However, during winter there can be occasional light rain showers and chilly temperatures throughout the country.

Is Vietnam wet or dry? ›

Whilst Vietnam is typically warm and humid, the weather can vary significantly from one region to another due to the country's length. At times there has been snow (yes white snow!) in the mountainous far north whilst the beaches in the south enjoyed 32 °C and sunshine.

What is a Vietnamese dumpling called? ›

Vietnamese Pyramid Dumplings (Banh Gio) Vietnamese Pyramid Dumpling (Banh Gio) is a common breakfast in Northern Vietnam. Banh Gio directly translates to “pork cake” which unfortunately doesn't sound too appetizing but don't let the name fool you.

What is banh bo in English? ›

Etymology. In the Vietnamese language, bánh means "cake", and bò can either mean "cow" or "to crawl".

What is classic banh mi called? ›

It is often split lengthwise and filled with savory ingredients like a submarine sandwich and served as a meal, called bánh mì thịt. Plain banh mi is also eaten as a staple food. Bánh mì Alternative names. Vietnamese roll or sandwich, Saigon roll or sandwich.

What product is famous in Vietnam? ›

Vietnam is famous for its embroidery art. You can buy many embroidered products, such as embroidery quilts, tablecloths, bags, clothes, scarves, purses, nightgowns, bedsheets, pillow covers, etc.

What is the most popular drink in Vietnam? ›

The 6 Most Popular Vietnamese Drinks
  • Tea.
  • Coffee – the most popular Vietnamese Drinks.
  • Beer.
  • Rice Wine.
  • Fruit Juice and Smoothie.
  • Other – Pho Cocktail.

Is there chocolate in Vietnam? ›

While Vietnam isn't currently world-renowned for its cacao— though it's getting there— the country's locally-made chocolate has been growing in popularity over the last decade. Despite not being on anyone's radar 10 years ago, Vietnam is now one of the hottest cacao origins in the world.

What do Vietnamese not eat? ›

Things You Shouldn't Eat or Drink in Vietnam
  • Tap water. Might as well start with the obvious one. ...
  • Strange meat. We don't mean street meat, as street food in Vietnam is amazing. ...
  • Roadside coffee. ...
  • Uncooked vegetables. ...
  • Raw blood pudding. ...
  • Pufferfish. ...
  • Cold soups. ...
  • Dog meat.
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What do they drink in Vietnam? ›

Vietnam's national drink is green tea, which is the accompaniment to every social gathering or business meeting and is frequently drunk after meals. At the harder end of the spectrum, there's also rice wine, though some local beer is also excellent, and an increasingly wide range of imported wines and spirits.

What do Vietnamese eat daily? ›

Meals emphasize rice, vegetables and fish, and cooking methods often involve steaming or stir-frying. Rice is the staple of the diet, consumed in some form in almost every meal. For Vietnamese adults, all three meals of the day may consist of steamed rice with side dishes of vegetables or fish or meat.

What flower symbolizes Vietnam? ›

Lotus - Voyage to Vietnam. In Vietnam, the Lotus flower is the national flower. It is known as the flower of the dawn and is the symbol of purity, commitment and optimism for the future. At night the flower closes and sinks underwater and rises and opens again at dawn.

What is dragon fruit called in Vietnam? ›

Still little known in France, the pitaya or “dragon fruit” is part of the tropicalcuriosities that we discover landing in Saigon. The Vietnamese call it “thanh long”. In reality, it's a matter of the fruit of a cactus that grows in arid areas.

What is banana in Vietnam? ›

Chuoi Cau: is the size of a small, round, and slightly plump fruit, resembling a betel nut. This banana tree in the right season can produce a lot of fruit. Chuoi Cau is very popular among rural people in the central and southern regions of Vietnam.

Is Vietnam the healthiest country? ›

Vietnam has been listed among the top 11 healthiest countries in the world, according to the Global Wellness Index (GWI) published by investment firm LetterOne. Out of the 151 nations evaluated for the list, Vietnam was ranked in 11th place while Canada took the number one position.

Is Chinese or Vietnamese food healthier? ›

Vietnamese food is generally considered much healthier than Chinese food due to its use of fresher ingredients, less oil and frying of vegetables, as well as use of lighter sauces. What is this? Chinese food has high levels of sodium, which can generally be tracked to it's heavy use of soy sauce in its cuisines.

Is pho healthy for losing weight? ›

Pho can be a great weight loss dish given its high protein content which promotes satiation, light yet flavorful soup which is low in calories, and usage of carbs which make it a well-balanced meal. A serving of pho runs at only 403 calories with 29 grams of protein, 10 grams of fat, and 60 grams of carbs.

What is the most popular banh mi? ›

A typical bánh mì shop in the United States offers at least 10 varieties. The most popular variety is bánh mì thịt, thịt meaning "meat".

Is banh tet a dessert? ›

Bánh tét is a Vietnamese savoury but sometimes sweetened cake made primarily from glutinous rice, which is rolled in a banana leaf into a thick, log-like cylindrical shape, with a mung bean or mung bean and pork filling, then boiled.

Why is flan popular in Vietnam? ›

Why flan is popular in Vietnamese cuisine is also because it's a very balanced dessert. Unlike Canadian favourites, it doesn't contain too much sugar, salt, or fat. In fact, it's fat-free and cholesterol-free. Flan can be eaten on a low-fat diet and you shouldn't have any trouble.

What is banh mi called in English? ›

The literal English translation of banh mi (pronounced “bun-mee” in Vietnamese) is “bread,” the focal point of the sandwich.

What meat is best in banh mi? ›

Pork loaf (Cha Lua) – basically the pork version of the more common chicken loaf sold at everyday delis. Grilled/roast pork slices – The best Vietnamese Sandwich places use pork belly for flavour and richness.

What bread is good for banh mi? ›

There is nothing quite like the crispy crust and fluffy, soft texture of the inside in Vietnamese baguette. Often used to make banh mi sandwiches stuffed full of meat and pickled veggies, this banh mi baguette recipe will help bring a taste of Vietnamese food to your home kitchen.

What is Banh Canh called in English? ›

Bánh canh directly translates to “noodle soup” or “soup cake” and has origins in central Vietnam. The term comes from the flattened shape of the noodles before they are cut into strings.

What are Vietnamese flavors? ›

The flavors of Vietnam are fresh and light, featuring herbs such as basil, Vietnamese mint, lemongrass, and coriander/cilantro. The versatile fish sauce known as nuoc mam makes an appearance at most meals, as do seafood, rice noodles, fresh vegetables, rice, and lime juice.

What is in a special banh mi? ›

What is in a Banh Mi Sandwich? A classic Banh Mi Dac Biet (aka a special combination banh mi) is typically filled with all the traditional Banh Mi fixings: cold cut ham, pork, chicken liver pate, mayonnaise, pickled daikon and carrots, fresh cucumber, black pepper, green chili and cilantro.

What is Pandan Vietnam? ›

Pandan (screwpine pandanus) is a type of tree that grows in tropical areas of Asia. Pandan leaves have a sweet, unique flavor that is commmonly used in Southeast-Asian countries to enhance both desserts and savory dishes.

Who first made flan? ›

Where Did Flan Originate? The Roman Empire is the true origin of this dessert. The word flan is the French equivalent of the Latin word fladon, which comes from the Old High German word “flado,” meaning “flat cake.” Flan was once a savory dish, usually made from fish or meat.

Why Vietnamese food is the best? ›

Vietnamese food is some of the healthiest in the world. Dishes are always filling. Though customizations can vary the nutritional content, in general, Vietnamese cooking is low-fat, immune system-boosting, packed with vitamins and minerals, and gluten-free. People have used Vietnamese food to help them lose weight.

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