Soc Trang province has been for years the habitat of people of the Viet, Hoa and Khmer ethnic groups. Among their so many traditional dishes, bun goi da a special noodle soup is one of the most appreciated by visitors.
Hanoi is famous for its speciality green rice flake cakes which are sold in Hang Than street. Hang Than is just among more than 20 culinary streets in Hanoi which has about 70 streets with their first name of Hang.
Every year in spring, vacationers make a beeline for Kinh Bac (the Red River Delta region) to take part in village festivals that come soon after Tết. Here, youths sing Quan Ho, a northern music style, play folk games, participate in cooking competitions, and make cakes.
A popular saying goes, “If you wish to eat banh it la gai, get married to a Binh Dinh man to increase your life experience.”
Banh khuc is a traditional cake of Northen Vietnam. It’s a rice ball made from glutinous rice, green bean, pork, spices and, most importantly, cudweed (khuc).