Known as a country with a diverse and unique cuisine, Vietnam always receives many compliments from international friends for its delicious and unique dishes.
Recently, according to exclusive news from Thanh Nien newspaper, World Records Union (WorldKings) has officially set 5 world records for Vietnamese culinary journey including: The country owns many dishes of yarn and water. The most attractive country in the world, The country with the most fish dishes with the most unique flavors in the world, The country with the most dishes made from the most flowers in the world, The country with the most unique dishes in the world and The country has many of the most attractive cakes made from rice flour in the world.
All 5 contents of Vietnamese cuisine’s confirmed records are attractive dishes and interesting changes according to different regions. The Vietnamese themselves have never ceased to be surprised by the richness and variety of Vietnamese food.
Noodles and water
Across the 3 regions of the S-shaped strip of land, everywhere has a typical noodle dish and water, without mixing flavors. Each locality is famous for a different dish of noodles and water, which is a variation of four types of fibers made from rice and tubers including: pho, vermicelli, rice paper, vermicelli and banh chung.
Fiber and water dishes are more diverse in the North. You can check out some famous noodle and water dishes such as beef noodle soup, chicken noodle soup, fish vermicelli, chicken vermicelli, vermicelli, vermicelli, vermicelli, vermicelli, seafood vermicelli, crab cakes, perch rice cakes, chicken vermicelli. , swan vermicelli, eel vermicelli. Along the Central region, there are Hue beef noodles, Quang noodles, vermicelli, crab soup… In the South, there are more noodle soups, vermicelli soup, Southern noodle soup, spinning noodles…
Vietnamese fish sauce
Fish sauce is the most typical cuisine of Vietnam. Although it has an unpleasant taste to Westerners in particular and foreigners in general, fish sauce is still becoming more and more popular, even entering the kitchens of the world’s most luxurious hotels as a condiment. special for marinating, making food more delicious and rich.
In addition to fish sauce, shrimp paste, shrimp paste, and fish sauce in the North, Central and South, there are fish sauces with rich and special flavors such as tamarind sauce, seasoning sauce, Chau Doc fish sauce, U Minh gut fish sauce, etc. Lang Co oyster sauce, Soc Trang beef sauce, Ben Tre fish sauce…
Food from flowers
Vietnamese cuisine is so creative and rich that many flowers are also skillfully processed into delicious dishes. The taste of dishes from flowers is not the same in any other region.
Flowers triangular circuit: This flower is popular in the Northwest region. The flowers are harvested, dried, and ground into flour.
Needle flower: This micronutrient-rich flower is used as an ingredient in cooking such as cooking with chicken, eel and other vegetables.
Flowering balconies: There are many dishes made from flowers such as vegetable salad, neighbor’s salad, bamboo shoot salad or mixed with minced meat, stuffed with fish, grilled chicken…
Cork Cotton: The typical flower of the Southern river region is used to make salad, stir-fry, and mannequin. But the most attractive is the classic crazy sour soup cooked with Linh fish.
Lotus: If other flowers are often used to make rustic dishes, lotus flowers are processed into more delicate dishes. Not only flowers, but parts of lotus plants from tubers, lotus roots, lotus hearts, lotus seeds, lotus pistil… can be eaten.
Yellow squash: Pumpkin cotton is used to cook soup, stir-fry garlic or make stuffed squash. The dish from pumpkin cotton is not only delicious but also very nutritious.
Cotton Soup Chopsticks: This flower usually has two colors, white or purple, often processed into soups such as sour soup with star fruit, sour soup perch, snakehead fish or as hot pot.
Vietnam is a paradise of rolls. The rolls of Vietnamese cuisine are so diverse that it is difficult to list them all. However, the common point of Vietnamese rolls is that there are many types of herbs and spices, and each way of rolling salad with vegetables contains useful nutritional and health experiences.
Some Vietnamese dishes have become extremely popular such as pho cuon, pork rice paper rolls, spring rolls, spring rolls, ram rolls, mannequin rolls…
Cakes made from rice flour
Unlike Japan, Korea, China, which also own many types of rice flour cakes, the way to process rice flour into cakes of Vietnamese cuisine is much more diverse.
Originating as a wet rice culture for more than 4,000 years, Vietnam’s rice flour cakes are not limited to bean-based varieties, but limitlessly expand creativity with a variety of recipes and combinations with a variety of vegetables. different fish meat.
The North has banh chung, glutinous rice cake, gai cake, banh te, banh cuon, banh drift, vegetarian cake, shrimp cake… The Central region has banh xeo, banh nam, filter cake, little cake… The South has banh xeo, banh nam, filter cake, little cake… apricot leaf cake, banana cake, khot cake, potato cake, steamed beef cake, ear cake, island cake, coconut dumplings, tapioca silkworm cake, orange waffle cake, pig skin cake…
An interesting point is that many cakes from rice flour in Vietnam are best when served with fish sauce that has been mixed with sweet and sour taste.
Vietnamese cuisine will certainly have a more worthy position on the world culinary map after the above 5 types of dishes are set a record.