VIETNAM

Welcome to Vietnam

Vietnam is one of the most stunning places in south-east Asia. It is a country with spectacular landscapes, deep-fascinating history and mouth watering food , Vietnam will electrify all of your senses and seize you from all angles.

Vietnams Breath Taking Landscapes

Halong Bay is one of the most amazing places you would go to on planet earth. Covering 600 square miles it contains at least 1960 islands, ranging from tiny islands to large inhabited ones. Five hundred million years in the making, the islands are made up of tonnes of limestone.

Every angle that you soak in are all natural,there is nothing artificial involved.

The steep outcrops of the bay are not only gorgeous, but ideal for rock climbing. You may also want to paddle around the bay or in a kayak/row boat. That way you can get up close to the limestone formations and get a different perspective. It’s magic in the truest sense of the word.

Sapa, a hill station in the Northwest of Vietnam, is one of the country’s most stunning landscapes. Its beautiful rice terraces and surrounding mountains make this mountainous area well worth the short trip from Hanoi. You can take ac ab from Hanoi to Sapa, which makes it a very popular destination for tourists.

Food

  • Pho is considered as the national dish of Vietnam, and it has captured the taste buds of so many people in the west because of its deceptive simplicity and its complex flavors. Pho is the perfect comfort food - warm, hearty and deliciously refreshing. In Vietnam it's the common people's food. It's street food.

RECIPE:

Place bones, onion, ginger, salt, star anise, and fish sauce in a large stockpot and cover with 4 quarts of water. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low. Simmer on low for 6 to 10 hours. Strain the broth into a saucepan and set aside.

Banh xeo is a crisp and flavourful pancake from Vietnam. This savoury crepe is traditionally filled with pork and prawns, vegetables and bean sprouts. Depending on where you are in Vietnam, it is made with or without coconut milk

RECEIPE

220g/8oz rice flour,

2 tbsp cornflour,

1 tsp turmeric

1 x 400ml tin coconut milk

2 tbsp peanut oil

4 banana shallots, halved and cut into thin wedges

4 garlic cloves, finely chopped

300g/10½oz pork loin, thinly sliced

12 king prawns, peeled, halved

130g/4½oz beansprouts

1 Cos lettuce, washed and leaves separated

1 cucumber, cut into thin batons

bunch fresh mint

bunch fresh coriander

salt and freshly ground black pepper

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