Frequent question: Does Vietnamese food smell bad?

What are foods that smell bad?

Six foul-smelling foods that are actually good for you

  • Stinky Tofu. …
  • Durian. …
  • Surströmming. …
  • Tempeh. …
  • Harzer cheese. …
  • Thai Pla ra (Pala)

What does nuoc mam smell like?

It is used both as a cooking ingredient and a table sauce. Its pungent, cheesy smell does take some getting used to. (Then again, so does the odor of ripe Gorgonzola or Camembert.) … A good grade of nuoc mam is actually milder-tasting than soy sauce.

What is the least smelly fish?

1. Arctic Char is very similar to salmon, but with a much milder flavor. Since it’s less oily than salmon, it’s lighter and creamier (and doesn’t stink up your kitchen when you’re cooking it).

Do you smell like the food you eat?

Your breath might smell like the food you eat, but not your sweat. Body odor is created when the bacteria on our skin metabolize the compounds that come out of our sweat glands. “The sweat doesn’t come out smelly,” Preti explains.

What is considered rude in Vietnam?

Speaking in a loud tone with excessive gestures is considered rude, especially when done by women. To show respect, Vietnamese people bow their heads and do not look a superior or elder in the eye. To avoid confrontation or disrespect, many will not vocalize disagreement.

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