“I think when there are groups showing… delicious dishes and nice homes, we should also have some place where people can share their failures so that people feel more comfortable being themselves,” said Thanh, a 37-year-old videographer from Hanoi.
Thanh started the group last week, and its membership has risen fast — boasting more than 800,000 people by Thursday.
Some have shared pictures of smoldering pans and congealed black lumps in pots. Others have posted snaps of unhappy children refusing to eat what their parents have cooked.
During the pandemic, “suddenly one has to cook three meals a day, clean the house with the kids at home making things a mess… there will be more accidents,” Thanh told AFP.
Most of urban Vietnam is preparing to enter its third week of self-isolation despite the country’s relatively low case numbers — 268.