Vietnamese cuisine encompasses the foods and beverages of Vietnam, and features a combination of five fundamental taste elements in the overall meal. Each Vietnamese dish has a distinctive flavor which reflects one or more of these elements. Common ingredients include fish sauce, shrimp paste, soy sauce, rice, fresh herbs, and vegetables.
Vietnamese cosine utilizes lemongrass, ginger, Vietnamese mint, coriander, chili, lime, and basil leaves. Traditional Vietnamese cooking is greatly admired for its fresh ingredients, minimal use of oil, and reliance on herbs and vegetables. With the balance between fresh herbs and meats and a selective use of spices to reach a fine taste, Vietnamese food is considered one of the healthiest cuisines worldwide.
Here at Tien Dat we endeavor to capture these tastes through our representation of the many dishes we have on offer for you to enjoy and savour. With dishes from the North of Vietnam such as Pho, (pronounced "fahr") is a light, fragrant soup eaten for breakfast and all through the day. It is one of the Vietnamese's most loved dishes. or, Banh Cuon, is made from a thin, wide sheet of steamed fermented] rice batter filled with seasoned ground pork, minced mushroom, and minced shallots. Or from the southern areas with classic dishes such as; Banh Xeo, literally "sizzling cake", named for the loud sizzling sound it makes when the rice batter is poured into the hot skillet are Vietnamese savoury fried pancakes made of rice flour, water, turmeric powder.
So if your after that vietnamese cousine experience, come into Tien Dat Vientmese Restaurant, we are located at: 3 Carrington Rd, Box Hill Melbourne. Bookings are preferred to help ensure your table, but not essential.