Hanoi is not only famous for tourist destination but also cuisine. The courses are out of this world to attract both Vietnamese people and foreigners as well. Some information here will introduce you a few special dishes from the Hanoi food tour.
1: Bun Cha – The dominant course
Perhaps it is an extremely familiar dish with foreigner people having lived in Hanoi for a long time. Most tourists tried this course the first time they have come here. There is no doubt that Buncha is the most well-known dish from Hanoi food tour. Well, you can see that the ingredients to make Buncha are really common. You can find them anywhere in the market. But together they make an unique dish with a wonderful taste you would not have been able to imagine,
When you walk by the streets in Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi city, you will see a diversity of Buncha establishments. Interestingly, there are always a long people queue waiting for enjoying steaming hot bowls of Buncha. Buncha is made from vermicelli, pork, onion, papaw, carrot, and broth. These are just the indispensable ingredients. Your bowl of Buncha will be more attractive and perfect if you put dill (mint, lettuce, Coriandrum sativum, etc) or pickled onion in.
2: Enjoy spring roll
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The next course from street food is spring roll. Ngu Xa Street, next to Truc Bach Lake, is the homeland of spring roll. This dish is made from stir-fried beef, raw vegetables (onion, mint, papaya, lettuce, ..). The cooker carried out making stir-fried beef, washing raw vegetables. Then he continues putting above ingredients in rice noodles and rolls them
You enjoy this dish by dipping spring rolls into a bowl of sauce (salty, sour, hot, sweet). This course will be better if you eat in the springtime or in the winter. Today, spring roll is really well-designed at restaurants. Therefore, you can try white spring rolls or colorful ones
3: Hanoi green rice – the romantic
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In the food tour list, Hanoi green rice is profoundly meaningful course. Because it reminds Hanoi people of their childhood. When you spend a holiday in Vietnam during the fall season, you should not be surprise to see the vendors walking leisurely on the pavement bringing a green rice basket.
When you buy green rice, the seller will wrap them in lotus leaves and give you a bunch of chrysanthemum. That’s because green rice and chrysanthemum are symbolic for Hanoi autumn. Also, on a cool and breezy day, nothing is more romantic than walking with the lover around the streets and chewing grains of green rice. Indeed, it will be an exciting moment for you to take some photos as a memory. It is time for you and your lover to relax after a hard-working week or share life stories with each other.
The fascinating thing about this course is that you will enjoy full of natural flavors such as the fragrance of lotus leaf, fresh rice. This dish reflects the charming, precise image of Hanoi autumn and the soul of Hanoi inhabitant as well.
4: Baked-pork bread – The convenient choice
Baked-pork bread is seen as one of the most fascinating courses from tour. Firstly, pieces of pork are mixed well with spices such as pepper, fish sauce, onion, etc. Then the cooker will bake it on the red charcoal. After that, he will put baked-pork and chili sauce, mayonnaise, and dill too into bread.
This course is a popular breakfast of Hanoi people because of its convenience. The delicious taste of baked- pork will be an unforgettable thing in your mind. The makers are so active and creative that they owe their own bread-making recipe. From that, their bread store will attract more customers, especially businessman, students from universities, colleges. These load of bread may be made from fried egg, pig’s liver, salted shredded meat, grilled chopped meat. And along with special ingredients such as honey, dill, carrot, kohlrabi.
Here are some of the most fabulous courses of Hanoi food tour. Hopefully, you can take any chance to enjoy those dishes so that you get more memorable experiences in Hanoi. Contact Origin Traval to know more about the delicious food tours in Hanoi city.