Street food – Vietnam

In Vietnam, the street is a moving marketplace.  Especially for food.

But this is not really about the food, it’s about the people.

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Vietnamese people are smart, industrious and good-humoured.

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Sweet tofu jelly lady – Hue

Baguette pork roll lady - Hue

Banh Mi – Baguette pork roll lady (she’s the one on the left 😉 ) – Hue

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Cao style dry noodles - Hoi An

Cao style dry noodles – Hoi An

Pho - quintessential Vietnamese noodle soup - breakfast Hue style with sprouts, basil, coriander.

Pho – quintessential Vietnamese noodle soup with cress, sprouts, basil, coriander –  breakfast Hue style

Charcoal grilled pork skwers (Nem Nuong) - Hoi An

Charcoal barbecued pork skewers (Nem Nuong) – Hoi An

There is a lot of Chinese influence here, of course.

Black sesame filled, glutinous rice balls in sugar syrup – Hue.

Day or night…

Chargrilled cockles with chilli sauce and pepper - Hanoi

Chargrilled cockles with chilli sauce and pepper – Hanoi – the nice lady pictured kindly helped with our choices.

Hot, sweet, sour and salty - typical condiments - chillis, limes, fish sauce, pickles.

Hot, sour, salty and sweet – typical condiments – chillis, limes, fish sauce, pickles.

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Vietnamese green oranges

(All photos shot with a wee Canon S90.)

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