The food in Vietnam is absolutely incredible. This is pretty much everything I ate during my two-week Vietnam trip to get you excited about the culinary offerings over there. Rather than pump my Instagram feed full of my gorging I thought I’d document it all here for your viewing pleasure.
Spare a thought for my wasitline when you see the 8-course wedding banquet…
4 different types of spring roll, why not?
Just to complete the spring roll gorge – fried ones
You can probably tell, but I made these spring rolls on board the Golden Lotus
King Prawns on the Golden Lotus Junk Boat
The almighty and delicious Pho – my favourite meal in Vietnam
More pho – yum
Fried shrimp and lemon mackerel by the Pagoda in Nha Trang
This was the last supper – Pho
Wedding course 7: lychees in iced water
Delicious banana split by the lake in Hanoi
Fruit samples on the Mekong Delta Tour
Sure they said this was vermicelli rice noodle?
Chicken noodles in Hoi An
Chicken Noodles at White Lotus in Hoi An
Errm, something we found on a street when we were hungry. Tasty.
This was possibly my most favourite and memorable, Bum Cha. It was cold with noodles and beef, and absolutely delicious.
Wedding course 2: Breaded prawns in some green deliciousness
BIG. FAT. PRAWNS.
Wedding course 4: noodles and prawn crackers
Wedding course 5: Pho
Noodle starters that came like blinis. Mind. Blown.
Wedding course 6: Marshmallows and beef
More spring rolls
Bahn Mi at Ho Chi Minh City Airport
Banh Bao Pork buns on the street
Wow, yet another Pho. This one was mega spicy.
Best breakfast I’ve ever had? Eggy bun in Nha Trang.
Eggs breakfast at Sun City. Milkshake was yum.
Catfish Claypot in Hanoi
Noodles, spinach, rice, soup, prawns on funky monkey boat
Fish and rice after Halong Bay
Wedding course 3: Fishies
Sickly greasy dough balls and bia hoi on the street
So much food once we got off the Golden Lotus Tour
Braised beef clay pot
Beef with chilli and lemongrass
Beef and salad in Nha Trang