Vietnam’s traditional food introduced in Australia
Updated : Wednesday, March 06, 2019 11:17 AM (GMT+0700)

Pho (noodle soup),one of the traditional dishes of Vietnam, was introduced to Australian friendsin a Vietnam culture festival in Canberra on March 4. 

At the festival - Source: VNA

The Pho - Vietnamese Noodle Festival 2019 was held by theACT Vietnamese Youth & Student Association (ACT-VYSA)in conjunction with the Vietnamese Embassy in Australia. It attracted over 500visitors. 

Various pho dishes with traditional flavours such as pho cuon(rice noodle rolls), chicken or beef noodle soup, mixed fried noodle, and otherdishes were introduced to visitors. 

Anthony Perrot from Canberra University said this is thefirst time he has enjoyed the Hanoi traditional chicken noodle soup, addingthat it is very different from the chicken noodle soup that he often eats atVietnamese restaurants in Australia.

Meanwhile, two young people from Melbourne expressed theirinterest in rice noodle roll making arranged by Roll’d Restaurant.

Ha Ngoc Minh Quan, Chairman of the ACT-VYSA, said this is theeighth time the organisation has hosted the Vietnamese cultural culinaryfestival in Australia. 

Through the event, the ACT-VYSA wants to help foreigners tounderstand more about the subtle cultural value of Vietnamese cuisine inparticular and Vietnam’s culture in general, Quan said.

The festival also offers a good chance for Vietnamesestudents in Australia to enhance exchange.

Source: VNA

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