The Vietnamese Embassy in India and Trident Gurgaon five-star hotel in India’s Haryana state on July 2nd co-hosted an event to promote Vietnamese cuisine.
Vietnamese Ambassador to India Ton Sinh Thanh, Ambassadors from the Philippines and Thailand, an Envoy from Myanmar, Director of the Indian Institute of Foreign Affairs, Head of the Department of ASEAN under the Indian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, staff from Vietnamese Embassy and representative agencies, as well as international and Indian friends attended the event.
Ambassador Ton Sinh Thanh introduced the richness and diversity of Vietnam’s cuisine and the balance of dishes making them harmonious and beneficial to health. The Ambassador said that depending on regions, Vietnamese dishes have their own characteristics, with unique features and culture of that region.
He added that through Vietnam’s cuisine, international friends can understand more about the culinary culture of Vietnam in particular and the culture of Vietnam in general. He thanked Trident Gurgaon Hotel for organizing the solemn ceremony to introduce Vietnam’s cuisine and hoped that through such events, Vietnam’s cuisine will become closer to Indian and international friends.
Two chefs, Doan Van Tuan and Nguyen Huy Hoang from Furama Da Nang Hotel, introduced dishes of Vietnam such as grilled chicken wrapped in betel leaves, mango salad, noodle rolls, fried spring rolls and “Pho” (traditional noodle soup).
Chef Doan Van Tuan said that many ingredients and foods were brought from Vietnam, and noted that he would stay for 10 days in order to guide the chefs of Trident Gurgaon Hotel on the skilful cooking of Vietnamese dishes. He also said that through this event, Vietnam’s dishes will be warmly welcomed by Indian and international friends.
Notably, Trident Gurgaon Hotel has a handbook to introduce Vietnamese cuisine, including popular dishes such as noodle soup, noodles and spring rolls.
This handbook also introduces both the country and people of Vietnam. Besides, the hotel also puts many Vietnamese dishes on its menu,including chicken noodle soup and other dishes made from chicken.
Visitors were exuberant to enjoy Vietnamese dishes. This event was also covered by many Indian media and press agencies./.