Hue cuisine review – Top must-eat dishes of Vietnam
Together with many stunning landscapes, amazing natural wonders, beautiful beaches, ideal highlands and hospitable locals, Vietnam cuisine also impresses tourists from the first time coming to this beautiful country. Each land, each province or city appeals us by specialties. If you wish for Vietnam culinary tours, you should try Hue cuisine with a variety of luscious cakes, which is loved by both Hue foodies and anyone trying for them the first time.
The poetic and romantic beauty of Hue, its dignified and friendly locals, as well as a lot of great food – especially “the heaven of cakes” will give visitors memorable moments with their family or friends. Making these cakes seems to be easy, but it must be meticulous and extremely clever to give the cake good taste.
The ingredients for making Hue’s cakes are prepared and made carefully. The powder to make the dough, ramen or ram must be the flour from the sticky rice. It is carefully selected, soaked in appropriate water and time in order not to be sour and then drunk to make cakes with the fragrant, plastic, sweet taste of sticky rice. Also utilizing the endless seafood of Tam Giang – Cau Hai combined with these most basic doughs, many delicious cakes are created under the skilled hands of the locals and here are top 4 most favorite dishes that you should miss.
Each land recalls a unique dish: Hanoi with street food, Hoian with Mi Quang for example. When talking about Hue cuisine, Vietnamese locals and even tourists think about Banh Beo.
Although visitors can enjoy this dish in the Northern of Vietnam, Hue’s Banh Beo is quite different. They are steamed rice cakes, topped with pork cracklings, herbs, or dried shrimp. It is served with special sausage to create different favors of Banh Beo in dreamy Hue.
Hue people often fill the cake full of milk or in small plates. When you enjoy it, let’s use the spoon to toast with special sauce made of pure fish sauce, sugar, chilli, or garlic. The supple powder together with the aromatic, fat and fragrant will help you understand why it is the favorite snack in Hue.
Going to Hue without trying Banh Khoai will be such a big pity. They call it “pleasure” cake to prove the delight when enjoying it. It is made from rice flour and gets yellow by mixing with chicken eggs and turmeric powder. The bread is made from shrimp, raw spices and spring rolls.
The broth, a special sauce of Hue with traditional recipes is the soul making the unique taste of Banh Khoai.
In Hue, Banh Loc is made by local people and packaged in a quite separate way, which creates a unique and attractive appearance of this dish. In the hundreds of, and even thousands of Hue’s special cakes, Banh Loc is a simple, easy to eat, less sensual gift than the others.
When trying a piece of cake, the toughness of the powder and the salty taste of the shrimp will attract you immediately. This cake is better to be served with delicious fish sauce together with shrimp, little satay, lemon and chili.
Banh NamThis is a type of cake made from rice flour spread on banana leaves. It is topped with the scent of aromatic grilled pork mixed with minced shrimp and little green onion.
The cake is luscious, easy-to-eat and most delicious to be served with the sweet fish sauce. You can also try this cake with shrimp balls.
These above are top 4 most popular suggestions for your Vietnam culinary tours to Hue. Let’s try.