Hai Phong cuisine has received many compliments from foodies. Many people love Hai Phong dishes so much that they come to the port country just to go… foodtour. Besides multi-cake, spicy bread, snail dishes, Hai Phong has a very influential snack that is coconut pickled, also known as coconut pickled tea.
Coconut beam is actually not a traditional dish that just appeared. It is worth mentioning that as soon as it appeared, it quickly became a trend, even in 2018, pickled coconut is also a dish that has a great influence on the Vietnamese culinary map.
Coconut pickled pearls – street food that made young people fall in love for a while
Coconut beams, of course, the main ingredient must be coconut. A combination of only “coconut and coconut” with main parts such as: grated copra, coconut jelly, coconut pearls (some shops use pearls without kernels), coconut milk. Just thinking about it, there is a bit of cool, a bit greasy in it. For those of you who are passionate about coconut, it is indeed a blessing because you can enjoy delicious meals with just a glass of delicious, fatty coconut.
Inside the delicious cup of coconut is a few shredded coconut fibers that are crispy and not too hard, the coconut jelly is soft, fresh, and when thinly sliced, it also feels flexible. The coconut milk part is made from a duo of coconut milk and milk to create a greasy, thick, and sweet coconut flavor. Add a little more home-made white pearls, it will be even more delicious, the pearls are both chewy and chewy while making the coconut dish not too boring.
Hai Phong Coconut – no fee for life
Basically, canned coconut is still easy to eat and suits the taste of most people who try it for the first time. Suitable for meetings with friends, just sipping a cup of greasy coconut and gossiping all day is really. However, for those of you who do not like to eat sweet, you should add more ice to eat to avoid boredom because basically this dish is quite sweet! A cup of quality coconut beams ranges from 25,000 VND – 35,000 VND/cup. Although the price is a bit high, in general, this dish is still loved by many young people or those who are curious to taste it.
If you want to find delicious coconut jam in Hai Phong, go to the area of Ho Dao Street, where there are many shops selling this dish. Along this road are a series of coconut bars, the taste is also relatively equal. Perhaps because the coconut pickle dish is so much sought after, the shops have more than a dozen cups of ready-made coconut ready to serve the guests who come. Most of the shops are only open in the evening, so if you come too early, you will have to sit and wait or go there.
At present, coconut beams have appeared in many tea shops across the country thanks to the professional packaging and transportation process of tea shops in Hai Phong or thanks to the acquisition of the recipe. To be fair, coconut pickled tea has its own taste and is worth trying to know more about the cuisine here and there!