Delicious kinds of rice vermicelli make a part of Vietnamese food
Although the common ingredient is rice noodle, each kind of rice vermicelli from each region has its own taste, own recipe and goes with the place name. You should try them once when you travel to Vietnam.
1. Hanoi combo noodle soup (Bun Thang Hanoi)
Hanoi combo noodle soup (Bun Thang Hanoi) - Photo: Internet
Hanoi - the capital of Vietnam -is a city of the North known for her fine and precise cuisine. Hanoi combo noodle soup is one of her prides.
The dish consists of rice vermicelli, soup made from chicken, pork bone, dried shrimp and is served with lean pork paste, sliced fried egg, boiled chicken, green onion, knotgrass and shrimp paste.
A fine bowl of Hanoi combo noodle soup is fragrant and well-arranged. Try it once and you would not forget it!
2. Hue style beef noodle (Bun Bo Hue)
Hue style beef noodle (Bun Bo Hue) - Photo: Internet
Hue - a city of the Central of Vietnam - is the former capital of the country. Besides luxurious and sophisticated food, Hue also has popular and extremely yummy ones like her beef noodle.
A bowl of beef noodle in Hue style needs to contain the well-cooked soup made from pork bone, ham hock, beef shank, brisket, beef tendon and some herbs such as ginger, lemongrass, and shrimp paste in order to get its own taste.
Hue style beef noodle is famous all over Vietnam. You can try this food in most of provinces and cities.
3. Nha Trang fish cake noodle soup (Bun Cha Ca Nha Trang)
Nha Trang fish cake noodle soup (Bun Cha Ca Nha Trang) - Photo: Internet
Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Provine is a city of the Central of Vietnam. This is a beautiful city and famous for her tasty fish cake noodle soup.
Cha ca (fish cake of fish paste) is made from fresh fish which is well kneaded, seasoned, molded into round shape then fried or steamed.
The soup is cooked from head of mackerel (or lizard fish or giant sword minnow) and a little of grilled onion. A bowl of Nha Trang fish cake noodle soup consists of rive vermicelli, sliced cha ca on top and green onion. You also have it with some herbs and chili.
There also is this food at Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam.
4. West style noodle soup (Bun Nuoc Leo of the West region of Vietnam)
West style noodle soup (Bun Nuoc Leo of the West region of Vietnam) - Photo: Internet
This is a popular kind of food found in provinces and cities of the Western Vietnam. The soup of Bun Nuoc Leo is often cooked from snakeskin gourami sauce. Snakeskin gourami sauce is boiled until people can take the bone out of the liquid. The main taste of the dish is of this kind of liquid.
The dish consists of rice vermicelli, soup, boiled snakehead, boiled shrimp and crispy roast pork and is served with herbs, lemon and chili.
- Vietnamese can have these kinds of rice vermicelli for 4 meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner and supper.
- It is easy to find these dishes at their birth lands and other big cities such as Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City.
- Depending on shops, the price is from 25,000 to 50,000 VND (1.14 to 2,29 USD).
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