Every type of food, be it Chinese, Thai, Continental, Mughlai, or Indian, has its own flavor, aroma, and taste. Although tastes and flavors are quite personalized, yet when it comes to most evocating food nothing can match the freshness and flavor of Vietnamese cuisine and hence loved by a vast majority of people in Richmond.
Why Vietnamese food is so special?
Often people wonder as to why people, whosoever, tastes Vietnamese food become ardent lovers of Vietnamese dishes. The answer to this is quite simple.
Vietnamese cuisine is loved not only because it is most fresh but invigorating and deliciously fragrant too apart from being sweet, sour, and fermented. These contrasting flavors are skillfully managed by efficient experts of Vietnamese cuisine.
As a fact of the matter, Vietnamese dishes are cooked with all-natural and fresh herbs in umpteen quantities, local spices, and fresh non-vegetarian ingredients like freshwater fish, seafood like crabs, prawns, squids, shrimps, and crustaceans besides beef and pork.
In order to add flavors and generate the required aroma; appropriate quantities of spices like Saigon Cinnamon, Bird’s Eye Chili, and Black Pepper besides Turmeric and Tamarind pulp, etc. are used in balanced quantities for preparing Vietnamese cuisine.
Use of fresh herbs like green onion, ginger chives, various kinds of mint, Vietnamese mint, lime, lemongrass, coriander, Thai basil, and Dill help add the required texture to the cuisine.
In addition to the appropriate focus on spiciness, Vietnamese dishes have a perfect blend of ingredients to produce desired sweet, sour, bitter, hot, spicy, and salty tastes that help cook well-balanced and aromatic dishes.
These awesome-tasting subtle Vietnamese dishes when served with fermented fish sauce-an an inseparable item of Vietnamese meals will leave an unforgettable taste and incredible flavor in the mouth for you to remember for a long time.
Vietnamese foods are not only tasty but being low in sugars is considered healthier too as most meals are consist of rice, vegetables, fruits, herbs, and ingredients that are rich in protein such as fish, seafood, and beef or pork.
Most exciting and never miss Vietnamese dishes
In fact, almost every dish in Vietnamese cuisine has its own taste and flavor and is liked by people across the world yet there are certain Vietnamese dishes that are just incredible and mouth-watering. Some of the never miss Vietnamese dishes include:
- Pho (Rice noodles in a flavorful soup with meat and various greens eaten with nuoc cham i.e., Fermented Fish Sauce or Chili Sauce)
- Banh Mi (French-Vietnamese Toasted Baguette Sandwich, Pickled Vegetables, Pate, Butter, Soy Sauce, Cilantro, chilies and several types of Meat Fillings)
- Mi Quang (Vietnamese Turmeric Noodles)
- Bun Thit Nuong (Vermicelli Noodles with Grilled Pork)
- Goi Cuon (Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls)
- Banh Xeo (Crispy Pancake)
- Banh Cuon (Rolled Cake)
- Com Tam (Broken Rice)
- Xoi Xeo (Sweet Sticky Rice)
- Ca Kho To (Caramelized Fish in Clay Pot)
Although every image-conscious Vietnamese restaurant at Richmond strives to provide the most delicious Vietnamese food yet when it comes to serving the most authentic Vietnamese cuisine cooked in original and traditional culinary methods, nothing can be a better place than dining at New Quarter – simply the best Vietnamese restaurant at Richmond.
At New Quarter, we only use the freshest ingredients of the highest quality by our chefs use traditional Vietnamese culinary methods to create Vietnamese cuisine bursting with flavor and aroma.