Tet Food

Vietnam's Most Common Seeds & Nuts For New Year
Tet Food

Vietnam's Most Common Seeds & Nuts For New Year

During Tet, every family in Vietnam prepares a special tray of snack to offer guests, containing a variety candies, biscuits, jam, fruits; and roasted nuts are indispensable components off the tray.

Essenstial Vietnamese New Year's Food
Tet Food

Essenstial Vietnamese New Year's Food

Vietnamese people have a very good habit of saving, which are reflected by the regular meals – rice with a main dishes (meat or fish/shrimp), a vegetable food and a bowl of soup.

Vietnamese Pickled Onions (Hanh Muoi)
Tet Food

Vietnamese Pickled Onions (Hanh Muoi)

According to Vietnamese perspective, people may suffer from the hunger all year round but they always try their best to be full at Tet, it is true even for the poorest people.

Boiled Chicken - A Simple yet Unique Taste of Vietnamese food
Tet Food

Boiled Chicken - A Simple yet Unique Taste of Vietnamese food

Living in a cradle of the wet rice civilization, Vietnamese has a deep connection with nature and to them, besides the buffalo, chicken is one of the six most familiar animals (including: chicken, pig, goat, buffalo, and horse).

Red sticky rice- Xôi Gấc- An Essence of Vietnamese Tet
Tet Food

Red sticky rice- Xôi Gấc- An Essence of Vietnamese Tet

It seems to look like sticky rice, but its bloody red color makes it so bizarre. That is “xoi gac”- the unique red sticky rice that people can find nowhere else in the world except for Vietnam!

Bánh Tét - Essential to Tet in the South of Vietnam
Tet Food

Bánh Tét - Essential to Tet in the South of Vietnam

Banh Tet, a representative cake in the South Vietnam, can be easily found at any house during Tet.

Mung Bean Pudding - Vietnamese Che Kho
Tet Food

Mung Bean Pudding - Vietnamese Che Kho

To many Hanoian generations, mung bean pudding has become a familiar dish which always presents on the ancestors’ altar at New Year’s Eve.

00:12 Saturday, March 06, 2021 (GMT+7)
Time in Vietnam

Public Holidays 2021

New Year's Day Fri, Jan 01
Vietnamese New Year's Eve Thu, Feb 11
Lunar New Year (Tết) Fri, Feb 12
Hùng Kings' Festival Wed, Apr 21
Reunification Day Fri, Apr 30
Labour Day Sat, May 01
Independence Day of Vietnam Thu, Sep 02

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Food for Tet Holiday

Food for Tet Holiday

What Vietnamese usually eat for Tet holiday.

New Year’s Flowers

New Year’s Flowers

Traditional flowers for Tet holiday.

New Year’s Wishes

New Year’s Wishes

What people often wish each other

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