Saigon Street Food 3
Saigon Street Food 3. Sai Gon– the place converges the typical culinary culture characteristics of different regions in Vietnam and street food is one of the best features in this area. Make sure you spend at least one evening to wander on busy streets with many carts of vendors from different regions. So here are street food gems you have to try on your trip.
Steamed rice rolls with typical sauce from meat (banh cuon)
If you want to find a dish that different with com tam, pho, or banh mi, Banh cuon is a good choice for you. Not only with the unique cooking method but also bring the taste very different from the traditional food. Banh cuon looks simple but the ingredients are not that simple. The main ingredients are rich in variety of rice, mushroom, meat, pork rolls, prices, aromatic herbs mixed with meat sauce and fish sauce will give you a great feeling when you enjoy this dish.
Sai Gon Peach Tea
Saigon is famous for its hot and humid tropical climate, so people tend to choose cool and refreshing drinks. In particular, peach tea is the preferred choice of everyone, especially the youth. The preparation is simple, a package of tea (Cozy peach tea) bought in the supermarket after being mixed with boiling water will quickly evoke the characteristic aroma of peach and the purity of tea, then add a few peaches. It is so easy to enjoy a new drink.
Nem nướng (Grilled marinated Pork) – Saigon Street Food 3
If you want to find an afternoon snack, “nem nướng” is the most affordable option. People will bake it on fire, will be yellow, aromatic, soft and eaten with herbs and spices. Dotting a chili sauce, and enjoying the blended flavor is really great.
Grilled Banana Wrapped in Sticky Rice (Chuoi nep nuong)
Grilled Banana Wrapped in Sticky Rice is the food familiar to the South. People will carefully select the bananas, it must have medium maturity, soft and sweet. People will wrap the bananas in a shell made from sticky rice, which contains coconut milk to add fat to the dish. Then, the seller will wrap it in banana leaves so that when baked, the aroma of banana leaves will penetrate into the dish to enhance the flavor. Moreover, this dish is suitable for those who love to eat sweet and fat.
Water fern cake (Banh beo) – Saigon Street Food 3
Last but not least, banh beo is a variety of small steamed rice cake or rice pancake in Vietnamese cuisine. It is white in color and typically features a dimple in the center, and people will fill with savory ingredients including chopped. Dried or fresh shrimp, scallion, mung bean paste, crispy fried shallots, fish sauce, rice vinegar, and oil. Indeed, this is the most typical of the cuisine of Huế, the ancient royal capital located in the center of Vietnam.
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