Vegans are spoilt for choice in Saigon this month

Vegans are spoilt for choice in Saigon this month

The seventh lunar month has come. It’s time to go vegan. This month is colloquially known as the month of lonely spirits, and believed to be haunted and particularly unlucky. Influenced by Buddhism, this holiday also coincides with Ullambana, or Vu Lan, seen as…

Vietnamese traditional cupcake that blossoms like a flower

Vietnamese traditional cupcake that blossoms like a flower

From three simple ingredients, arrowroot starch, egg and sugar, villagers in the central province of Quang Ngai have turned them into special cupcakes that look like yellow apricot blossom. The cupcake, known locally as bánh thuẫn, is made all year round. It is particularly…

Canadian Food Festival promotes best products to Vietnamese consumers

Canadian Food Festival promotes best products to Vietnamese consumers

The 2014 Canadian Food Festival will be held in Ha Noi from December 16 to January 14 with the aim of promoting its best products to Vietnamese consumers. The announcement was made by Canadian Ambassador to Viet Nam David Devine in Ha Noi on…