Cookbook author and food blogger Donal Skehan explores the markets of Vietnam, and everybody is welcome to follow! Donal engages his blog followers to join him as he travels across the country and learns new cultures, traditions and food while his newfound friends provide authentic insight. After his gastronomic adventures, Donal will head back to the kitchen and recreate authentic Vietnamese dishes with his own personal touch, proving that Vietnamese cuisine can be easy to make at home.
Season 1, Episode 1


Donal Skehan explores the dynamic city of Vietnam's capital, Hanoi. Soaking up the atmosphere, he travels by bike to enjoy a traditional Vietnamese wake-up call of egg coffee.

May 25
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 2


Donal Skehan heads to the Northwest of Vietnam to meet the Red Dao tribe, one of the hill tribes of Sapa. Here the many different tribes congregate at a traditional market to trade animals, fruit, vegetables and rice wine.

May 25
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Hanoi Kitchen

In Hanoi, Donal Skehan witnesses the harvesting and preparing of the country's famous young green rice, which is only found in Hanoi, before whipping up his own sticky rice with caramelized salmon.

May 25
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 4

Sapa Kitchen

In Sapa, Donal Skehan shares a 12-course pork meal with a tribal family.

May 25
8:30am | 7:30c

Most Popular Recipes

Sticky Banana and Sesame Coconut Pancakes

Vietnamese Crispy Chicken Salad

Vietnamese Coffee and Condensed Milk Panna Cotta

Vietnamese Fresh Prawn Summer Rolls

Bahn Mi Sandwiches with Pork, Pickled Vegetables and Herbs

Herby Vietnamese Dipping Sauce (Nuoc Cham)

Vietnamese Caramel Salmon with Sticky Rice

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