Vietnamese cuisine encompasses the foods and beverages of Vietnam, and features a combination of five fundamental tastes (Vietnamese: ngũ vị) in the overall meal. Each Vietnamese dish has a distinctive flavor which reflects one or more of these elements. Common ingredients include fish sauce, shrimp paste, soy sauce, rice, fresh herbs, fruit and vegetables. Vietnamese recipes use lemongrass, ginger, mint, Vietnamese mint, long coriander, Saigon cinnamon, bird's eye chili, lime, and Thai basil leaves.
Traditional Vietnamese cooking is greatly admired for its fresh ingredients, minimal use of dairy and oil, complementary textures, and reliance on herbs and vegetables. With the balance between fresh herbs and meats and a selective use of spices to reach a fine taste.
Vietnamese cuisine is one of the country’s many attractions that will make an unforgettable impression . Learning this great culinary art will be one of the best souvenirs you can take home.
The Vietnamese Cookery Class at Allezboo Resort features a visit to the resort’s organic garden to hand pick your vegetables and fruits which will be followed by creating traditional Vietnamese dishes with the guidance of our chef.