In terms of basic ingredients, most of the breads everywhere on the S-shaped strip of land are the same, consisting of a crispy crust and filling with raw vegetables or sweet and sour pickles. However, in each region, depending on the eating habits and lifestyle, the familiar daily bread is slightly modified to create a very unique feature of each locality. Together with 2Natural, 5 types of bread have been associated with such place names below:
1. Hai Phong Bread Sticks
It is difficult to name a city other than Hai Phong when it comes to banh mi, small but martial breads the size of a thumb have a strange appeal, causing memories of the locals. Diners have tasted it once. Each bread stick only costs 3 thousand VND, quite cheap to eat when craving.
Not fussy and diverse, the only type of filling in the bread sticks is a fragrant pate with the smell of liver, crispy and transparent part of fat mixed with a little ground pepper. Banh mi sticks will not be served with pickles as usual, in return, Hai Phong people dip banh mi with a little spicy chili flavor and a slightly sweet aftertaste in the throat. In the chilly weather or on a cool windy summer afternoon, dozens of bread sticks dotted with lice will surely be blown away in a flash.
2. Hoi An Bread
Do not know since when Hoi An bread has been listed on the list of “must try” dishes when coming to the beautiful ancient town located on the banks of Hoai River. This popular but delicious dish has made many banh mi followers fall in love right from the first time enjoying it. With prices ranging from 10,000d to 30,000d, Hoi An bread can be used for breakfast, lunch or as a substitute for a snack.
Names like Phuong bread or Madame Khanh’s bread become familiar in the notebooks of many domestic and foreign tourists as an indispensable rendezvous when visiting Hoi An. On social networks and foreign websites, many visitors have no regrets about the dish that seems to have become part of the old town. Just like most regular bread loaves with crispy crust and various filling options such as spring rolls, pate, butter, beef or chicken; The attractive point of Hoi An bread is the sauce made with a special recipe. Bite a piece of bread and you will find all senses awakened and certainly unforgettable.
3. Ancestral bread
In Hanoi, there is a type of bread that people who want to enjoy must wake up at 3 am, which is the traditional bread. The name of the ancestors appeared because this type of bread was originally made to sell to people going out late or working early in the morning. This type of bread has only emerged in recent years and has been introduced by young people in the capital as well as food bloggers.
The way to process the filling of the people’s bread is somewhat different from the usual, because all the ingredients of the pate, sausage, pate, sausage, beef jerky or butter are all put into the pan to stir-fry. hot and into a mixed mixture. Then, the hot filling will be sandwiched into the bread with a few slices of cucumber and coriander to enhance the flavor.
4. Banh mi shumai, Da Lat
In the unique versions of Vietnamese bread, Da Lat’s shumai bread is always a bright spot. Still hot and crispy bread, but this type of bread is not sandwiched in the intestines like most common bread dishes, but will be dipped with a bowl of hot shumai.
Photo: 9493.corner In addition to delicious bread, the soul of this dish lies in shumai. A portion of shumai will include 2 or 3 pieces of shumai, a piece of pork skin that is both sweet, spring rolls and broth cooked from meat that is both rich and delicious, with a little more spicy and fragrant satay. A piece of crispy bread dipped in the broth, just rich enough and hot to make people remember a familiar but very strange dish.
5. Butter bread
If you are a person born in the years 8x – 9x, surely no one will forget the familiar cry “Saigon bread a thousand a loaf, Saigon bread is especially fragrant and buttery”. Avocado bread used to be the dream of children in poor neighborhoods, because unlike the familiar crispy crust bread, avocado bread has a strange charm with a soft and fragrant crust. butter to the point that even after eating it, I still feel the faint smell of butter on my hand.
Saigon bread has quite a variety of fillings, some places have more than 10 different types of fillings, each restaurant, depending on the way of processing, brings a slightly different taste. However, in the hearts and memories of the children, the avocado bread is still something very personal, very typical of the magnificent Saigon.