Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine

Steeped in history, Vietnamese cuisine is one of the jewels of South-east Asia. The style of cooking, which has evolved over many centuries, is a wonderful blend of Chinese and Asian spices, flavors and techniques, fused with the ingredients and traditions of classic French food. The result is a wealth of uniquely flavored, mouthwatering dishes that almost no other country can claim. Vietnamese cuisine does share features with that of its near neighbor, particularly in the use of coconut, coconut milk and herbs and spices. The Cambodia's distinctive if lesser-known style of cooking, which reveals the influence of India, Thailand and China as well as France also influences the southern Vietnamese cuisine.