Nhat Le Chung Cake
Thuy Bieu tea bar
Thanh Tra pomelo from Hue has its own unique flavor that few cities have. Thanh Tra fruit – Hue flavor is lighter than grapefruit, skin is thin, shiny and not rough. Thuy Bieu Thanh Tea has a special delicious flavor, sweet taste, the stick stays for a long time in the mouth after enjoying. Thanh Tra is not only fragrant in the intestines of the fruit, but also fragrant from the peel, from the leaves, of course the Thanh Tra flower, etc. If you come to Hue in August – October, go directly to the gardens in Thuy Bieu to visit the garden. Thanh tea as well as delight in choosing to buy this specialty.
Hue vegetarian rice
Hue cakes: Banh beo, filter cake, banh Khoai
The name “areca candy” comes from the areca-shaped shape of this candy, which looks like a chopped areca. This is a snack that children like very much, consisting of a dry, light yellow inner sugary drink representing the areca nut, while the white outside is areca meat, made of flour mixed with sugar.
This Hue specialty has been around for a long time. Initially, the candy was round, usually wrapped in dried banana leaves, but today, the candy is split and wrapped in clean cellophane. You can easily buy areca candy at large and small markets, grocery stores, or right at attractions.
In terms of savory cakes, ram cakes have less feats in terms of shape, color scheme, and method of making. This feat comes from the fact that little ram cake, before becoming a Hue specialty that is easy to try anywhere like today, was once a favorite dish of the Nguyen Kings.
The name “ram cake” is a combination of two cakes: ram cake and little cake. The white round cake on the top is a little cake, the fried cake on the bottom is a ram cake. Eating cake is also a very unique experience. When we bite, we first feel the plasticity of the glutinous rice flour, then the rich shrimp and meat filling in the cake, and finally the crispy taste of the ram cake. Both delicious on the eyes and delicious, little ram cake is a favorite dish of many diners when coming to Hue.
Fruit green bean cake
Fruit green bean cake is also known as a “noble” cake because in the past, fruit green bean cake was only made by famous chefs and bakers to offer to the court. Therefore, the cake requires high skill and care in the maker.
The “noble” cake dough is made from green beans, jelly and food coloring. After mixing the dough, the workers have to use their hands to mold the shapes of popular tubers and fruits such as oranges, plums, apples, peppers, etc. The right way to enjoy green bean cake in Hue must both drink tea and eat cake. and chat and talk. This slow and slow way of eating is suitable for ancient royal families or the elderly.
Hue spring rolls
Referring to the rustic dishes in Hue, the name of pressed cake is indispensable. This is a dish that is associated with the childhood of many people right from the time they sit in school. Because pressed cake is not only delicious but also cheap, it is listed on the list of favorite snacks of students.
Hue pressed cake is often served with sweet and sour papaya, can add a few stalks of laksa leaves. When eaten with sweet and sour fish sauce, spicy makes people eat hard to resist. Eating this specialty dish in Hue, you have to stack many plates on top of each other to see its interesting and attractive.
Bun Bo Hue
Hue Royal Tea
Cung Dinh tea is one of the teas that are combined with many precious medicinal herbs such as: Lotus Heart, Bitter Melon, Vine Buds, Artichokes, Good Resolution, Anise Flower, Rose Apple, Flower Blossom, Chrysanthemum Flower, Hoai Chrysanthemum. Paint, Dai apple, Sweet grass, Northern licorice, Jasmine all these herbs are selected and processed very meticulously, giving a delicious, cool taste. In the past, this tea was only served to kings, but is now more widely produced so that anyone who wants to return to the old flavors can find and enjoy it more easily.
Hue sour shrimp
Sour shrimp is an idyllic Hue specialty that you can hardly find in other provinces. Shrimp itself has a cool, sweet taste, now mixed with pungent spices from spices that not only do not overwhelm the inherent coolness of shrimp but also harmoniously and seductively when eaten with side dishes. other.
If you pay close attention, you will see that this is a Hue specialty that represents the sophisticated and meticulous character of the people here. When processing, they specifically do not use large marine shrimp, but only freshwater shrimp, river shrimp, and small land shrimp. The reason is because small shrimp are easier to absorb the spices and when displayed on plates, cups or in jars, they look more beautiful.
Hue sour shrimp is often served as spring rolls with boiled meat, rice paper and raw vegetables. In addition, if you do not have much time to roll rice paper, you can also eat sour shrimp with hot rice.
In Hue, when someone invites you to eat figs, it means they want you to have fun and eat for fun. Perhaps that’s why figs in Hue are often used as snacks and appetizers. Once you come here, you must definitely try figs because this is the true specialty of Hue, only Hue has figs, guaranteed not to be in contact with any other country.
An interesting fact is that when you go to eat in Hue, from restaurants to popular shops, you will easily come across mixed figs on the menu, proving the love of the people here for this fruit. Baked rice paper is a “pair of cards” with mixed figs. Scooping a piece of fig mixed with rice paper, putting it in the mouth is the right way to eat Hue people. Mixed figs are a popular dish, you can easily find this dish at any restaurant in Hue, especially the popular “drinks” here.
Nam Pho soup cake
Banh nam is also one of the favorite snacks of the people here, appearing on street vendors all over Hue city. Banh Nam is a type of cake and is a typical traditional cuisine of Hue, along with banh beo and filter cake. This is a cake made from rice flour that is both delicious and healthy (old people, children, sick people can eat it). In Hue, banh nam is also made vegetarian, with only green bean filling, used for the full moon day, the first day. In particular, there is also a cake filled with toad meat, for stunted and malnourished children, just as delicious and attractive as shrimp cake. The rectangular cake is wrapped in dong leaves, with a layer of white flour dotted with eye-catching pink shrimp. A bowl of banh nam will often have shrimp paste and sweet fish sauce to enhance the flavor of the cake.
Sesame mango, also known as sesame candy, is one of the dishes that always appear on the tea table of Hue people. The ancient Hue people used to drink tea while sipping a small piece of sesame, this is also one of the elegant pleasures. In fact, it’s not in a hurry to be in Hue, neither is eating sesame seeds. With this sticky Hue specialty, you can only taste it in your mouth to feel the sweetness, flexibility and coolness that they bring.
More and more different types of sesame are produced due to the needs of customers, so you can come across many types of sesame such as flexible sesame, crispy sesame, black sesame, mirror sesame. Each type has its own delicious and interesting, but you also need to be careful when buying sesame as a gift. When buying sesame seeds, you should check their color and flexibility. If the sesame is clear yellow, when squeezed or broken, it feels soft but not broken. If you release your hand and return to its original shape, it is a good quality sesame.