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Desserts as known in the western cuisine are not generally eaten in Vietnam. Meals are most likely to be finished with a selection of different types of fabulous fresh fruit. However. sweet snacks are available on the street all day long. Vietnamese are fond of fruits - bananas, mangos, papayas, oranges, coconuts, and pineapple. Vietnamese are accustomed to little milk and cheese, and many cannot produce the enzymes needed to properly digest dairy foods (lactose intolerance). Vietnamese drink a large amount of hot green tea and coffee without adding sugar, milk, or lemon. The young Vietnamese generations, especially in the oversea immigrant communities, have acquired the taste for the western sweet bakeries and goodies.