The Hue often uses “Banh Beo” as snack cake. It is not expensive but has delicious taste and unique scent. “Banh Beo” is the specialty of hue dishes in daily life. Every day, as usual, from 3:00 am to 5:00 am, we often caught somewhere on the corner of street, women buy “Banh Beo”.
The Hue likes the traditional cake on snack. “banh beo” is made simply: powdered rice soak into water for several minutes to have liquid. Then, mix with a little grease and pour into small cups. Enjoying “banh beo” properly is in each small cup, not in the bowl or plate as some restaurant, hotels.
How to make Beo cake
The delicious “banh beo” is thanks to the shrimp, especially the sauce. Firstly, “nuoc mam” mixes with grease, sugar, garlic, chili and shrimp which create the unique flavor. When eating “banh beo”, people not use chopsticks but small bamboo stick. It is great when using it with spicy sauce. The sweetness of shrimp mixed with the flavor of garlic, chili… gives us unforgettable impressions.
To make dirt cake , delicious rice one chooses , the main dirt cake made from local products , such as shrimp , meat … Guest at the shop , the owner is about more cup cakes on trays , people poured into the ladle , add oil, chili sauce , onion and pineapple on the table presentation . Eating dirt cake resorting to ” bamboo knife ” , which is a bar shaped bamboo blade sharpeners . Style also suggests how to eat like curiosity for visitors and also the culinary path difference between dirt cake with other Hoi An delicacies crafted by Rice . Depending on the taste of the food that you can add a little bit of fish sauce or chilli .
Where to eat
Address: dirt cake are present throughout in Hoi An , but many more are still as suburban Jinzhou City Council , Cam Nam … consistent with the simplicity that leaves little cool and warm