Because the dishes are ordered in a pun or in the local language, there are many dishes with strange names. But rest assured that despite the strange name, these dishes still attract a large number of gourmet customers, there are even dishes you can eat every day, just different names.
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Tung lo ma is a specialty of An Giang land, whose name is derived from “tung laomaow” – a dish of the Cham people. Although the name sounds very strange and curious, it is actually a sausage that we often see in sticky rice dishes or Tet holidays. However, many people who have had the opportunity to eat them all commented that An Giang’s dishes have a more unique flavor than sausages. Despite the strange name, this dish is actually sausage. However, many people who have tasted it commented that it still has a more unique taste.
Tofu is different from sausages in that its ingredients are only beef, no pork is used. The outer shell is made from cow intestines and is cleaned by people with salt water, then turned upside down and stuffed inside and dried in the sun.
Tung lo ma is a special sausage dish of An Giang people, the inside is composed of shredded meat, beef fat, smooth drunken beef intestines, sometimes even added muscle, thigh meat, to increase the rich flavor of the dish. An Giang people use spices such as pepper, ginger, and star anise.
An Giang people have many ways to enjoy this dish, mainly steamed and grilled, and only delicious when it is still hot. Dipping a piece of tofu with soy sauce brings a rich flavor blend in the mouth.
Ta pi lu is a famous hot pot of the Chinese people, but now it has become a specialty of the people of the South. The difference of ta pi lu compared to other types of hot pot is that it is cooked in a special pot called islet. The reason for this name is because the pot has a burner in the middle like an island. However, due to the increasingly developed society with modernity, the islet hot pot is no longer popular, people only retain the taste of ta pi lu, and the hot pot is replaced with the current hot pot. Grand.
Ta pi lu hotpot uses Hokkien noodles, not white or shrimp noodles like other hotpot restaurants. The broth of the Chinese people should have a characteristic spicy taste, with satay, weak taste, and chili, but for the Southern people, it will be less spicy, instead, will mix vinegar with sugar to increase the sourness and sweetness. for the dish. Hot pot dishes include raw vegetables, beef rolls with fish sauce, fish, squid, shrimp…
Hades rice – the name sounds scary and no one dares to look at it, let alone enjoy it. But actually, this is a dish with a very beautiful “structure”, including extremely familiar ingredients such as fried eggs, spring rolls, spring rolls, grilled meat, cucumbers, and chopped onions. small and served separately on a plate. Hades rice is a very famous dish in Hue.
This rice dish has many legends, some people say that rice has been in the underworld since the time of Minh Mang and is sold on the full moon of July every year, so this dish is named with a slightly negative name. But many people think that the reason is called Hades rice because this rice is often sold at night to serve the poor porters who have to work at night.
Cooc Mo cake is a specialty cake of the Tay people in the land of Thai Nguyen green tea. The main ingredients to make this dish are very simple, including sticky rice with yellow flowers, peanuts, salt and carefully wrapped with banana leaves or dong. The cake is wrapped like a croissant, so it is named cooc ma cake.
There are two types of Cooc Mo cake with and without filling, in which the unfilled cake is more popular because it keeps for a long time. The characteristic of Cooc Mo cake is supple and fragrant, so it is delicious to eat without, but many people still like to dip it with sugar, honey or sesame salt to add to the taste.