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 2

Sapa

Donal heads to the north-west 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.

Thursday
Oct 12
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Hanoi Kitchen

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

Thursday
Oct 12
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 4

Sapa Kitchen

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

Thursday
Oct 12
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Hanoi

Donal will explore 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.

Thursday
Mar 8
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 2

Sapa

Donal heads to the north-west 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.

Thursday
Mar 8
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Hanoi Kitchen

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

Thursday
Mar 8
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 4

Sapa Kitchen

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

Thursday
Mar 8
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Hanoi

Donal will explore 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.

Tuesday
Jun 5
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 2

Sapa

Donal heads to the north-west 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.

Tuesday
Jun 5
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Hanoi Kitchen

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

Tuesday
Jun 5
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 4

Sapa Kitchen

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

Tuesday
Jun 5
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Hanoi Kitchen

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

Thursday
Sep 13
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 4

Sapa Kitchen

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

Thursday
Sep 13
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

Sapa Kitchen

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

Thursday
Dec 20
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 3

Hanoi Kitchen

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

Thursday
Dec 20
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

Sapa

Donal heads to the north-west 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.

Thursday
Dec 20
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 1

Hanoi

Donal will explore 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.

Thursday
Dec 20
8:30am | 7:30c

Most Popular Recipes

Vietnamese Coffee and Condensed Milk Panna Cotta

Sticky Banana and Sesame Coconut Pancakes

Vietnamese Crispy Chicken Salad

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

About the Host

Donal Skehan

Donal Skehan is an Irish singer, television personality/presenter, food writer/cook and photographer. 

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