Across Canada, Vietnamese food has not been as well publicized as other Asian food types like Chinese. Although similar to Chinese food, Vietnamese dishes have subtle differences. Comparatively, Vietnamese food is spiced different with unique herbs that give it a Vietnam-specific flavor and the vegetables used are also prepared a little differently.
For many Canadians, they may know soy sauce as a common part of Chinese food and food from various Asian countries. In Vietnamese, soy sauce is not used so much. Instead, it’s a fish sauce referred to as ‘nuoc mam’ that’s equally common. Surrounding Vietnam, seafood is plentiful with lobster, crabs, shrimp, and fish readily available.Read More