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Vietnamese cuisine promoted in France

A Vietnamese Cuisine Day in France will be held in Perpignan, France this week.

This is the first event co-organised by the Foreign Ministry’s Culture Diplomacy, UNESCO and the Vietnam Chefs’ Association in the area.

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Nguyen Thuong Quan, chairman of the association, said there will be around 500 guests representing politics, enterprises involving cuisine, tourism, hotels, French chefs, along with members of the Vietnamese community in France and other European countries.

The event will feature art performances and cooking featuring delicacies from three regions.

A workshop on eight UNESCO recognised heritages in Vietnam and Vietnamese culinary art will also take place.

Tran Duc Long, born in 1993 in Ninh Binh, is the youngest artisan at the event. He said he is proud to introduce Vietnamese culinary art to international friends.

Long will carve fruits and roots to decorate meals and make an edible sculpture from the food.

Long’s creation will use lotuses cut from various roots, fruits and vegetables like carrot, pumpkins, papaya and red chilly.

Artisan Truong Thi Dinh, from Hue said Hue has been longed compared as a capital citadel of cuisine.

She will prepare six dishes including banh khot (fried shrimp rice pancake), banh dau xanh (green bean cake), che khoai tim (sweetened porridge), and banh bot loc (rice flour dumpling with shrimp).

Some materials are brought to the site from Vietnam while some fresh materials will be bought at Vietnamese market in Paris. The event will be held on October 17 and 18.

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Source: VNA

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