Cao Bang is known for Ban Gioc waterfall as a famous tourist destination of Vietnam. In April 2018, UNESCO recognized global geopark within 6 districts: Ha Quang, Quang Uyen, Trung Khanh, Ha Lang, Phuc Hoa and a part of Hoa An, Nguyen Binh, Thach An. Since then, Cao Bang has been more and more known by international friends. Therefore, the number of tourists coming here is more and more crowded. Here are the TOP 10 delicious dishes in Cao Bang that you cannot ignore when coming to Cao Bang.
Sausages is a specialty dish of Cao Bang. In the mountainous areas of Cao Bang, the ribs are made very meticulously. To get a delicious ribs sausage, the maker needs ingredients including pork intestines, bacon. The indispensable spices include: cocooning, black soy sauce, main noodles, soup flour … After fully receiving the pig's small intestine, the person making the pork chops to go to the kitchen guard. Have to stay up for a week under the kitchen smoke to have a delicious ribs sausage. Braised ribs are quite elaborate, so this dish is also quite expensive in Cao Bang.
In the Top delicious dishes in Cao Bang, you should not ignore the Erythropalum scandens, an extremely delicious vegetable in the Cao Bang mountains. In order to have a delicious plate of erythropalum scandens, the workers have to go very hard to pick. They have to go up to the high mountains, swing on the trees and high ropes to pick vegetables. One session, people can only sing about 2 bunches of beef steak. Walking on the street, tourists can easily see the mothers and mothers selling beef steak. A bunch of beef steak can cost 100,000 VND.
Erythropalum scandens is used to stir-fry with beef or with eggs. When eating, should drink a sip of rice wine to increase the attractiveness of the dish.
Ant eggs cake
Ant egg cake is a famous Cao Bang dish of the Tay people, this cake combines glutinous rice with ant eggs. Dong or banana leaves are used as ingredients to wrap the cake. The cakes are wrapped seasonally, usually the season from February to April will make a lot because ant eggs are abundant in this season.
For people who are prone to allergies, it is recommended not to eat this dish, because after eating, the whole body will get urticaria.
Kitchen guard pork, kitchen buffalo meat
Kitchen guard pork, kitchen buffalo meat are also in the TOP delicious dishes in Cao Bang that you can not ignore. Villagers in the villages often have pork or buffalo meat, seasoning, and then go to the kitchen guard. The longer the kitchen waiter, the more delicious the food is. Types of kitchen guard meat are the specialties of the Cao Bang people.
Steamed rice paper rolls
Steamed rice paper rolls is a dish commonly used to make breakfast. steamed rice paper rolls is made from rice flour, then bring it to spin, poured more water to make hot rolls. The filling of the hot rolled cake is pork. After baking, people often eat cakes with a cup of fragrant gravy. Egg lovers can eat scrambled eggs separately from prepared gravy.
Miếng dong is a specialty of the Nguyen Binh and Cao Bang people. Here, they make their own pieces and sell them to the surrounding areas. Pieces after production are brown, microfiber. People buy pieces to combine with chicken or stir-fry pieces to eat. The slice of Phia Den eat is extremely delicious, making tourists forget their way home.
Sour pho is one of the Top delicacies in Cao Bang. Sour pho has a variety of ingredients including deep-yellow fried bacon, Chinese potatoes, pork liver, pork stomach, round fat roasted duck meat, marinated with delicious flavors.
Sour pho in Cao Bang is made up of many ingredients, so when eating, there will be many emotions: sour, spicy, sweet, salty, bitter. Pho chua is a Cao Bang specialty dish that any visitor to Cao Bang should try.
Rice wine / corn wine
Rice wine and corn wine is also one of the delicacies in Cao Bang that you cannot ignore. Going to the mountains to practice drinking alcohol because people here drink a lot. Rice wine is made from rice, corn wine is made from corn. Corn wine is usually heavier than rice wine, so many people prefer corn wine. Remember to enjoy these wines when coming to Cao Bang.
Trung Khanh chestnuts
Trung Khanh chestnuts are Cao Bang's specialties. Chestnuts have a hard, thick, fluffy shell. Chestnuts will aroma if roasted or placed in the oven to cook.
Chongqing chestnuts are actually very small, because the Tay Nung here grows for food and not for sale, most chestnuts in the market usually come from China. The Chinese cultivated chestnut trees to get chestnuts and sold them. Chongqing chestnuts are delicious and firmer than Chinese chestnuts, so the price of Chongqing chestnuts is always more expensive. This is a specialty of the Cao Bang people, visiting tourism in Chongqing, so bring this specialty as a gift for your loved one.
"Cooc Mò" Cakes
This is a specialty of the Tay and Nung people. The cake is wrapped with banana leaves, the ingredients are sticky rice without any added seasoning. The people here call it buffalo croissant happily because the cake is packed like a buffalo horn. After wrapping, tie the peanuts and bring them to cook. The cake cooks for about 4 hours and can be eaten.