Vietnamese Food Conquered the Gourmets
Sometimes cuisine is one reason to travel. If talking about the nations that deserve to urge you to ready your luggage and go because of its delicious food, Vietnam is one of the best.
Vietnam cuisine with harmonious beauty in flavor has conquered the gourmet. Do not miss to enjoy only once in your life. Let’s explore Vietnam specialties by the top 9 superb delicious dishes that are recognized by almost travellers around the world.
1. Beef noodle
Being a symbol of Vietnam cuisine and covers a small corner in gourmet’s heart is Beef noodle. The simple secret makes its flavor is salty broth, fresh rice noodles, a sprinkling of herbs, beef. It is so easy to see beef noodles in every street in Hanoi.
2. Cha Ca La Vong – Grilled Fish La Vong
In the foreigner’s miss, if you forget to enjoy Cha Ca, you miss one unforgettable experience in Hanoi.
The grilled fish pie must be made from a kind of fish called hemibagrus because it has very few bones and the flesh is very tasty. Fish is thinly sliced and then marinate with fish sauce, pepper, saffron and galingale to vary its aroma. Grill is the most important step to make its own flavors.
The delicacy of this dish is expressed in season. It is served with rice vermicelli, dried pancakes, roasted peanuts, sliced onion leaves, basil and shrimp paste with lemon and chilly.
Blogger Patricia Schultz listed Cha Ca in the book “1000 Places to See before You Die”. Try to enjoy Cha Ca at no 14, Cha Ca Street.
Cha Ca La Vong
3. Xeo – Xeo Cake
It is perfect combination between crispy golden crust and fresh vegetable, ork, shrimp, and bean sprouts, plus the garnish of fresh herb.
4. Cao Lau
A famous dish from Quang Nam, Hoi An city, It is praised as “Treasure of Cuisine” by Huffington Post newspaper. A bowl Cao Lau has many ingredients that includes: thick noodle, pork, greens, crispy cake.
5. Bun Bo Hue – Hue Style Beef noodle food
Hue is not only famous by landscape but also by quintessence in cuisine. Do not miss to feel the style of Hue in a bowl Bun Bo Hue.
Bun Bo Hue
6. Pho Cuon
Pho Cuon is easier in way of cooking than beef noodle. This Hanoi – fresh spring rolls uses sheets of uncut pho noodles to encase fried beef, herbs and lettuce or cucumber.
7. Banh Khot – Mini Savory Pancake
It is really difficult to spell this cake in Vietnamese if you are not native. But you do not need to remember its name, just its flavor. The crunchy outside is made using coconut milk and the filling usually consists of shrimp, mung beans, and spring onions with a dusting of dried shrimp flakes on top.
8. Bun Cha
It will be a fault if we don’t mention Bun Cha – grilled pork vermicelli soup. Bun cha is served with a plate of white rice noodle, specific dipping sauce and herbs. Traditionally, Chả (the pork) is a marinated pork patty. It is sold on Hanoi Streets and really easy to find out.
9. Egg Coffee
Eggs and coffee can be such a perfect couple to make up a Vietnamese special “cappuccino”. It was created by Giang who was a bartender in Sofitel Legend Metropole. Enjoy a cup of egg coffee at Giang Coffee to feel the pace of life in Hanoi.
All above dishes just the suggestion for you, but you can enjoy much delicious food more and more. What are you waiting for? Come and explore the tastes of Vietnam!