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 Vietnam - Gurupedia
Vietnam was partitioned, ostensibly temporarily, into a Northern and Southern zones, with a General election to be held in June 1956 (Art.
Vietnam is a member of the United Nations, La Francophonie, ASEAN, and APEC.
Vietnam is a poor, densely populated country that has had to recover from the ravages of war, the loss of financial support from the old Soviet Bloc, and the rigidities of a
www.gurupedia.com /v/vi/vietnam.htm   (1126 words)

 Cuisine of Vietnam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vietnamese cuisine is known for its common use of fish sauce, soy sauce and hoisin sauce.
The most common meats used in Vietnamese cuisine are pork, beef, prawns, various kinds of tropical fish, and chicken.
Vietnamese cuisine is widely available in the United States, Canada, France, Australia, Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, and Russia, and is also popular in areas with dense Asian populations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cuisine_of_Vietnam   (2748 words)

 Culture of Vietnam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The culture of Vietnam is one of the oldest of such in the Southeast Asia region.
Vietnam's 2006 population was 84,402,966 and it has a population density (2003) of 987 persons per km² (665 per sq mi).
The principal religion in Vietnam is the so-called Tam Giáo ("triple religion"), characterizing the East Asian intricate mixture between Mahayana Buddhism, Confucianism, and Daoism.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Culture_of_Vietnam   (1013 words)

 Vietnamese Cuisine
Vietnam is a long, skinny country stretching from Hanoi and the Red River in the north to
On the west, Vietnam is bordered by Laos and Cambodia, and to the north, lies China.
French colonization of Vietnam, which began in the 16th century and ended in the middle of the 20th century, also had a deep influence on Vietnamese cooking.
www.cuisinenet.com /glossary/vn1.html   (496 words)

 LA Daily News - The flavors of Vietnam
As Vietnam flourishes as a tourist destination, Americans are increasingly embracing the country's cuisine here in the U.S., with all its hallmarks.
Vietnam's cooking techniques tend to be straightforward and easily translated to a Western kitchen, says McDermott, adding that the ingredients are easy to come by these days in the West in supermarkets, health food stores and Asian markets.
Nguyen, a native of Vietnam, who was 6 years old when she fled Saigon with her parents and four siblings a few days before it fell to the communist north in 1975, grew up in San Clemente eating traditional Vietnamese food.
www.dailynews.com /food/ci_4431504   (889 words)

 Vegetarian Journal Mar/Apr 2000 Vegetarian Vietnam -- The Vegetarian Resource Group
Non-vegetarian admirers of the area's cuisine note its abundance of fresh vegetables, but vegetable and even tofu dishes are almost invariably prepared with meat broth, pork, or fish--and sometimes all three.
Vietnam is a poor country that, to its great credit, has managed to feed its people.
Before arriving in Vietnam, I had read that on the holy days of the lunar month--the 15th and last days--vegetarianism still is widely practiced, even to the point of market stalls adapting their everyday recipes to make them vegetarian.
www.vrg.org /journal/vj2000mar/2000marvietnam.htm   (3042 words)

 Vietnamese Cuisine
Vietnam has one of the most sophisticated and exciting cuisines in the world.
Vietnam is a long, skinny country, which runs from north to south.
Southern Vietnam was once a common stop for Indian traders before their journey back west, and they left a taste for curried dishes behind.
www.angelfire.com /wi2/mayeshiba/Vietnam.html   (2399 words)

 Vietnam Grill Restaurant - Authentic Vietnamese and Thai cuisine. Grilled meat and seafood dishes as well as ...
Vietnam Grill has been living up to a true authentic Vietnamese cuisine and is an informal gathering place for fine Vietnamese-Thai food.
Vietnam Grill's décor is warm and cozy with a 50-some seat dining room with green tablecloths fringed in red piped ruffles.
The menu is extensive with 117 additional selections from wonderful arrays of grilled meat dishes served with steamed rice, rice noodles or vermicelli, crispy fried red snapper with flaky meat that pulls off the bone easily, or shrimp pad thai stir-fried with egg and shrimp bathed in a warm, soothing sauce with bean sprouts.
www.vietnamgrill.com   (327 words)

 Vietnamese Cuisine - CookbookWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
As Vietnam used to be a Chinese colony, the main religions are the Confucianism and the Buddhism.
The Royal tradition identified in the central region of Vietnam is that all the small dishes are placed on the table at once.
In the Northern region of Vietnam, Beef dishes are very popular and in the center of Vietnam, the dishes have major influences of the ancient Royal cuisine.
www.cookbookwiki.com /Vietnam   (1435 words)

 Vietnam.Com - Travel To Vietnam
Central Vietnam is characterized by high temperate plateaus rich in volcanic soil and by spectacular beaches, dunes, and lagoons.
Vietnam is also home to a unique religion called Cao Dai, a religious cocktail of all the world's major faiths.
The cuisine of Vietnam comes as a pleasant surprise to many visitors and is definitely a part of the Vietnam experience not to be missed.
www.vietnam.com /info   (1878 words)

 The Cuisine of Vietnam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Though there are great cuisines throughout the region, many of which are now firmly ensconced in restaurants in America, it is in Vietnam, in what may be the first Asian-fusion cuisine, that the most colorful, healthful, and delicious foods are found.
Also used extensively as an ingredient in Vietnam's cuisine, as in that of their Thai neighbors, is lemon grass, a reedy, stalk-like grass that, like the name suggests, has an intense citrus flavor.
In 1995, Pham returned to Vietnam and began her annual sojourns to visit family and reconnect with the food of her youth that was imbedded in her soul.
www.gourmetretailer.com /gourmetretailer/magazine/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1075977   (1899 words)

 Vietnamese Cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Cuisine in this country of 70,000,000 people differs strikingly between the north, south and central regions, but two key features stand out.
Northern cuisine exhibits fewer herbs and vegetables than the other regions because its climate is less hospitable than that of the Mekong Delta.
For in spite of this glorious culinary tradition, Vietnam remains a poor country of peasants and workers.
www.virginia.edu /iso/ic/old_ic/Docs/Cuisine/vietnam.html   (1967 words)

 VN Embassy : Anthology Demystifies Vietnamese Food
The Cuisine of Vietnam – Nourishing a Culture is not a cookbook, but more an exploration of the culture behind Vietnamese cooking.
It is an anthology of different articles that have been selected from hundreds of food-centered pieces published in Vietnam Cultural Window.
This is where The Cuisine of Viet Nam can be of help and explain the passion behind a simple bowl of noodles.
www.vietnamembassy-usa.org /news/story.php?d=20050718171853   (589 words)

 Essence of Asia - Vietnam - Vietnam Deluxe Journeys   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Vietnam is a truly captivating destination, from the mountainous North to the Mekong Delta in the South.
From Cambodia we travel to Vietnam – a country that was once associated with the horror of war but is beginning to be better recognised for her lush landscapes, friendly people and sumptuous cuisine.
From the dynamic thrust of Saigon to the timeless landscapes and villages of the countryside, Vietnam is a country of seemingly endless diversity.
www.essenceofasiatravel.com /vietnam/deluxejourneys   (2144 words)

 Vietnam Travel Information on Concierge.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Vietnam requires visas for citizens of the United States.
The Vietnam of today is far removed from that period, however.
Karin Muller's Hitchhiking Vietnam is a fascinating account of traversing 6,400 miles of this country in a period of seven months.
www.concierge.com /destination/vietnam/facts   (510 words)

 Vietnam Adoption
The land in Vietnam varies from low, flat deltas in the south and north to the central highlands and Mountains of the far north.
The cuisine of Vietnam is based on the staple of rice, with many vegetables, meats, and fish.
To discuss our Vietnam adoption program, or adoption in general, please contact a staff member at Alliance for Children: info@allforchildren.org or (781) 431-7148.
www.allforchildren.org /vietnam.html   (427 words)

 Vietnam's fresh cuisine gaining global fans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Because of a rapid growth in tourism, Vietnamese cuisine is gaining the attention of food lovers around the world.
Two of Vietnam’s most popular dishes, pho and cha gio, are common throughout the country.
Usually eaten at breakfast, pho is noodles made from rice flour in a light beef stock flavored with ginger, cinnamon, anise, onions and the ubiquitous nuoc mam (fish sauce).
www.theculturedtraveler.com /archives/SEP2002/Vietnam.htm   (444 words)

 Top20Vietnam.com - Your Top20 Guide to Vietnam!
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is governed through a highly centralized system dominated by the Communist Party of Vietnam (Đảng Cộng Sản Việt Nam), which was formerly known as the Vietnamese Labor Party.
Vietnam is a member of the United Nations, La Francophonie, ASEAN, and APEC and has applied for membership to the World Trade Organization.
In particular, the large Khmer Krom minority of southern Vietnam is denied elementary human rights in an effort by the Vietnamese government to Vietnamize the Khmer Krom, or force them to leave their native land and relocate to Cambodia.
www.top20vietnam.com   (2637 words)

 Cuisine - Wokme Asian Cooking Guide
Indonesia, consists of about 13,000 islands and its cuisine reflects the vast variety of people that live on these islands and the people that came to trade with the islanders.
Korean cuisine is very reminiscent of Japanese and Chinese cuisines as the Koreans use similar techniques in preparing food with a few variations.
Vietnamese cuisine has influences from French colonization, the Buddhist religion from India and from its proximity to China which it shares a border with.
www.wokme.com /cuisines/index.html   (339 words)

 The Hindu : Metro Plus Pondicherry / Cuisine : Flavours from Vietnam
Many Pondicherrians who headed the list of the "concours colonial' were posted in Vietnam in the 1930s.
Vietnam was also the prime destination for many physicians, magistrates, lawyers and teachers.
A few Pondicherrians who married Vietnamese women came back to their hometown after Vietnam came under the Communist rule.
www.thehindu.com /mp/2006/09/02/stories/2006090200150300.htm   (382 words)

 Vietnamese Food and Recipe
From "The Classic Cuisine of Vietnam", Bach Ngo and Gloria Zimmerman, Barron's, 1979.
Although adapted from the Indian, which is always made with white potatoes, the Vietnamese version has the option of using white or sweet potatoes, the latter being greatly favored by the Vietnamese.
Bach serves this to her children for breakfast, when it is served with French bread, another influence on the cuisine of Vietnam.
www.ivietbusiness.com /vietnamese-food-recipe.htm   (5731 words)

 Vietnamese Cuisine - Wokme Asian Cooking Guide
The French influence that is often evident in Vietnamese soups is due to the French colonization of Vietnam, which began in the 16th century and ended in the middle of the 20th century.
Vietnamese cooking is generally not as rich or heavy as the coconut milk curries, of, say, Thailand or India.
Fish are abundant to Vietnam therefore seafood is central to Vietnamese cuisine.
www.wokme.com /cuisines/vietnamese.htm   (271 words)

 WORLDTWITCH - VIETNAM - Bird Reports, Birding Trip Reports, Tours, Books & Conservation Developments
Giant Ibis rediscovered in Yok Don, Dan Lak Province, Vietnam: Two Giant Ibis were observed by survey team members Ha Quy Quynh and Jonathan Eames, feeding at a small forest wetland in the central part of the national park on 6 March, 2003.
These are the first sightings of Giant Ibis in Vietnam since 1931, when the species was encountered in Binh Phuoc province.
Vietnam: Unique biodiversity threatened by World Bank-funded cement plant.
www.worldtwitch.com /vietnam.htm   (1128 words)

 Ethnic Cuisine: Vietnam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The book mixes authentic recipes with reverse fusion cuisine -- Asian chef incorporates western techniques into her classic style instead of the other way round.
The authors provide lists of necessary ingredients and kitchen equipment, explain the differences between the three different regional cuisines and the culinary techniques used in Vietnamese cooking before launching into 150 delicious sounding recipes from all over the country.
This book surveying the cuisines of Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, The Philippines and Vietnam is the one cookbook anyone interested in South-East Asian food really must have.
www.sallys-place.com /food/ethnic_cusine/vietnam.htm   (1576 words)

 Vietnam Cooking & Food
Pham, who fled Vietnam with her family in 1975, is now co chef and owner of the Lemon Grass Restaurant in Sacramento, CA.
STC is reviving Nicole Routhier's award-winning classic, The Foods of Vietnam, in a paperback format, to satisfy the appetites of the broad audience that is attracted to Vietnamese cuisine.
The Foods of Vietnam, the only book of its kind on Vietnamese cuisine, will be a revelation both to those familiar with Vietnamese dishes and to people discovering these delicate, fresh foods for the first time.
vietnam.dvdesign.com /books/food.html   (2016 words)

 Vietnam Culinary Vacation Tour Package with Travel Indochina Agency
As Vietnamese cuisine finds increasing popularity in the West, many are discovering what we at Travel Indochina have long appreciated — some of the world’s most delicious cuisine.
Famed for its unique and varied cuisine, Central Vietnam is home to some of the most famous food and inspiring culture and architecture.
We fly to Hue and explore the remnants of Vietnam’s last dynastic rule, including the impressive Citadel and the tombs of Emperors Tu Duc and Khai Dinh as well as the famed 6th century Thien Mu pagoda.
www.travelindochina.com /tour.asp?tourid=69   (661 words)

 JS Online:
The cuisine of Vietnam is understated, refined and downright delicious.
Vietnam has been occupied by many countries over the years - China for almost 1,000 years, Portugal and France - so you have a nation that embraces everything from ginger to baguettes.
When I think of the food of Vietnam, the first word that comes to mind is fresh - freshness in the sense of clear, crisp flavors without a lot of excess.
www.jsonline.com /story/index.aspx?id=136206&format=print   (872 words)

 Discover Vietnam | About Discover Vietnam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The idea to conduct cycling tours in Vietnam came to me while I was cycling there with a different tour one year before.
I decided that I could provide a cycling tour in Vietnam that combines cycling, sightseeing, and the many culinary and cultural experiences that the country has to offer.
Vietnam is a most enchanting country, with spectacular views and scenery, with a rich and ancient culture, and with the most friendly people you will meet anywhere.
www.discovervietnam.com /about.html   (509 words)

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