Although many people are afraid to eat these dishes, there are also many diners who are fascinated by the special taste.
Not only famous in the world for many famous dishes such as pho, bread, coffee…, Vietnam we also make international friends who admire the unique dishes, there are 1-0 -2, somewhat “out of mind”. Even in many places in Vietnam, there are dishes that make us startle, “hearing is soulful”. However, the uniqueness and unique taste of these dishes cannot be denied.
Rotten buffalo skin
Hearing this name, many people must be afraid and do not dare to try. Hearing the name, most people think that it is difficult to eat, but there are people who try it and feel fascinated.
Rotten buffalo skin – a dish whose name has been feared (Photo: Internet)
Rotten buffalo skin is actually a special dish of the Thai ethnic group in the Northwest. People use pieces of buffalo skin with hair intact, wrapped in banana leaves and incubated for 2 days. After this time, when the buffalo skin stinks, it will be washed, then the hair will also fall off. Finally, people will bring it to dry, when eating, they will cook bon soup, banana flowers or grill… It can be said that this is a dish that awakens a strong taste because of its special smell, not everyone also dare to try. But who knows, what happens when you eat and then fall in love?
Rotten buffalo skin is processed into dishes (Photo: Internet)
A name that seems quite magical, but it is actually just a way of naming the main ingredient that makes this cake, which is wormwood leaves. This is a popular cake of the Tay, Nung…
There are two types of wormwood cakes, with and without filling. The main ingredients of the cake are glutinous rice and wormwood leaves, creating the typical green colored sticky rice cakes, with the flavor and aroma of wormwood leaves. The filling is usually made with sesame, with a sweet taste. As for the unfilled wormwood cake, it will be dipped with roasted sesame and fenugreek sugar. Wormwood cake is also a kind of cake that “challenge” people to eat because not everyone likes the taste of wormwood leaves. However, anyone who can eat it will find this to be a very special cake.
Wormwood cake is green from the main ingredient of wormwood leaves (Photo: Ngoc Anh)
Wormwood cake with filling (Photo: Ngoc Anh)
Vegetables with beef declaration (bodhi)
From the name, you can get a rough idea of the scent of this vegetable. This is a specialty vegetable of many provinces in the northern mountainous region. At a glance, the beef spinach looks a bit like spinach, but the body is rounder and fatter. People will cut off the young tops to process into dishes such as sautéed garlic, fried eggs, fried beef… When eaten, this vegetable will smell a bit… declaration, so not everyone dares to try it. . However, there are still many diners who love this special vegetable dish.
Bo Khai vegetable is also known as Bo Khai (Photo: Internet)
Whatever you say, just mentioning the dish is deep enough, so many people want to run away. However, this is a specialty dish of the highlands that many people are looking for. People harvest bamboo worms inside the trunks of bamboo trees, then wash them and then process them into many dishes such as roasting, stir-frying with lemon leaves, frying, steaming… Bamboo worms have a greasy taste, even though they look a bit greasy. scary but also makes a lot of people fascinated.
The worms are caught from the bamboo trunk (Image: Internet)
Bamboo worms roasted with lemon leaves are a favorite dish of many people, although a bit scary (Photo: Internet)
There are many unique and diverse dishes throughout Vietnam. Each place has its own cuisine, and its own characteristics, becoming the pride of local people in particular and Vietnamese cuisine in general.
Keyword: Vietnam has specialties that are “cry when you hear the name” but the taste is very unique