ABOUT YOUR VIETNAMESE COOKING
Vietnamese cuisine is distinct and unforgettable. Each Vietnamese dish has a distinctive flavor that reflects one or more of the elements. The Vietnamese cooking on a balance of salty form ( fish sauce, shrimp paste, soy sauce, salt), sweet form (sugar can, coconut juice, pineapple), sour form ( tamarind, kumquat, lemon, star fruit…), and hot flavors (chili, pepper, ginger, turmeric, cinnamon…), rice, fresh herbs and fruits, and vegetables. Vietnamese dishes use plenty of lemongrasses, ginger, mint, coriander, cinnamon, spring onion, garlic, shallot, and basil leaves. Traditional Vietnamese cooking is greatly admired for its fresh ingredients, minimal use of dairy and oil, complementary textiles, and reliance on herbs and vegetables. With the balance between fresh herbs and meats and the selective use of spices to reach a fine taste, Vietnamese food is considered one of the healthiest cuisines.
About Kumquat Hoi An BBQ Restaurant & Cooking Class
Our restaurant and cooking class is located out amongst the extensive herb gardens of the Tra Que organic vegetable village. The name Kumquat is a fruit great for use in cooking, juices, and/ or marmalades. The tree is shrub-like and is similar to an orange tree in appearance. It is a prolific bearer and very decorative because of the green leaves and brilliant orange fruit. The plant symbolizes good luck in our country, where it is kept as a houseplant and given as a gift during the Lunar New Year.