Sampling lotus cuisine of northern Vietnam

Parts of the lotus, including the stamen and seeds, are used to create a number of unique Vietnamese dishes. Let’s head to the northern province of Ninh Binh to discover the locality’s lotus delicacies.

Sampling lotus cuisine of northern Vietnam
Many beautiful images showcasing a lotus pond close to Mua cave in Ninh Binh province have been widely shared on social media. Indeed, many viewers note their surprise at seeing the lotuses start to blossom in early winter as opposed to during the summer.
Sampling lotus cuisine of northern Vietnam
This lotus pond amazes plenty of people as the lotuses being in full bloom even during the winter.
Sampling lotus cuisine of northern Vietnam
The seeds of the lotus originate from Japan, allowing the flowers to blossom throughout the year, as opposed to only during the summer months as is common in other varieties.
Sampling lotus cuisine of northern Vietnam
The site has quickly developed into a famous check-in location among young travelers.
Sampling lotus cuisine of northern Vietnam
Visitors this year are offered the chance to discover a wide range of lotus cuisine.
Sampling lotus cuisine of northern Vietnam
One unmissable specialty on offer is lotus tea.
Sampling lotus cuisine of northern Vietnam
Producing food from lotus seeds requires highly-skilled chefs.
Sampling lotus cuisine of northern Vietnam
Visiting Ninh Binh province during the winter and experiencing authentic lotus cuisine serves as an unforgettable memory for each tourist.
Sampling lotus cuisine of northern Vietnam
Sampling lotus cuisine of northern Vietnam
News Related

OTHER NEWS

Sunset in northern mountainous areas

An array of majestic and poetic scenes have been captured by photographers at sunset in the nation’s northern mountainous areas, with many travelers to snap photos of the landscape in those unforgettable... Read more »

Hanoi receives makeover for Liberation Day celebrations

Every corner of the capital has been thoroughly decorated with national flags, colourful lights, flowers, and slogans in an effort to mark the 66th anniversary of Hanoi Liberation Day, which originally took place... Read more »

Rice harvest season begins in Ta Leng town

Local ethnic people in the town of Ta Leng in the northwestern mountainous province of Lai Chau have been busy harvesting rice in recent days with the area’s terraced fields being covered by... Read more »

Central region inundated with serious flooding following spell of prolonged rain

Vietnam's central region has been hit by severe flooding after long periods of torrential rain have led to rising water levels, resulting in many homes of local people being left submerged. Read more »

Flags and flowers spotted throughout Hanoi to celebrate major events

Many streets in the capital have been decorated with national flags along with colourful flowers and banners as part of celebrations to mark 1,010 years of Thang Long-Hanoi, from 1010 to 2020, and... Read more »

Sampling German beer in Vietnam

Visiting the Vietnam – Germany Culture Festival 2020 in Hanoi these days, Vietnamese people, German citizens and foreign tourists have the chance to taste Germany beer, one of the most famous alcoholic drinks... Read more »

HCM City promotes tourism through postcards

Ho Chi Minh City has unveiled a beautiful range of postcards following the launch of the “Hello Ho Chi Minh City" tourism promotion campaign on October 1, aimed at showcasing the city’s landscapes... Read more »

HCM City streets crowded during Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations

Luong Nhu Hoc street and Nguyen Hue street in Ho Chi Minh City have been left packed with residents and tourists in recent days with people flocking to enjoy the festive atmosphere of... Read more »

Border guards help poor children celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

Border guards stationed in Huong Hoa district in the central province of Quang Tri have put on a Full Moon Festival specifically for deprived children who live in the area close to the... Read more »

Hanoi in 1989 as seen through the lens of French journalist

Let’s take a journey through time and look back at the daily life of Hanoians in 1989 through a series of photos captured by famous French journalist Francoise De Mulder who lived from... Read more »