The distinct flavors of Vietnamese foods are often in the herbs used. Shrimp, fish paste, bean sauces, fresh herbs, and vegetables are routine ingredients.
Fruits in Vietnamese eating aren’t popular, at least when it comes to the dishes you expect. No fruits in pho. No fruits in rolls, stir fry meals, or rice plates. In restaurants in Toronto, fruit and Vietnamese cuisine don’t go together.
Even so, there’s a long history of using fruit in Vietnamese cooking. Southern Vietnam grows a variety of fruits and vegetables. They’re most often used in desserts or eaten fresh.
When do you eat fruit in Vietnamese culture?
You are most likely to find fruit in a southern Vietnamese meal. In the south, the freshness of ingredients is very important. Tropical fruits are used frequently. Mangosteen, mango, and dragonfruit are favourites.Read More