Hoi An’s Cuisine Misstress, Vy

Trin Diem Vy, or Miss Vy as she is known to everyone, is the third-generation owner and chef de cuisine at what is now called the Mermaid restaurant in Hoi An. It began as a market stall operated by her grandparents when they were young. ‘I still use the same recipes my grandmother and my mother used,’ she says in her Australian-accented English. ‘Mine is the home cooking of the central region of Vietnam.’ ‘My kitchen is not a commercial... Read More