Com Vong village has long become a symbol of Hanoi’s autumn. Sticky nuggets are fragrant like milk, wrapped in green banana leaves, as delicate as autumn in Hanoi. This simple gift is processed into all kinds of sweet and savory dishes: com, fried rice, banh com, fried rice, bananas dipped in com, etc. Com is like the soul of Hanoi autumn, gentle but hard to forget.
2. Ripe crocodile
Every autumn, people rush to buy a lot of crocodiles and store them in the refrigerator to eat all year round. But ripe crocodiles do not keep for that long, but can only eat as soon as they bloom. Hanoi ripe crocodile has a soft sour taste, not harsh, much softer than green crocodile. Shave off the shaggy skin, the inside is ripe yellow crocodile, dotted with salt, sprinkled with sugar, a little paprika is enough to captivate many people.
3. Pickled persimmon
Hanoi does not have persimmons, but pickled persimmons are gifts associated with Hanoi’s autumn. Persimmons are picked when they are still green, they cannot be eaten at this time because the taste is still acrid. People soak persimmons in water for a few days, the water temperature must be suitable. The processor skillfully uses alcohol or wine to spray the pink face, soak it with pears to reduce the acrid. Persimmon pickled crispy fragrant, sweet and mild, with a little fine powder in harmony, eating is enchanting.
It is no coincidence that people named autumn the season of guava incense. Like in Huu Thinh’s poem, “Suddenly realized the scent of guava-Pha in the wind- The mist drifts through the alley-It seems that autumn has arrived.” Guava or guava both give sweet, crunchy fruit, a tangled aroma, and a attachment to people’s hearts.
5. Fried rice
In addition to the “fruity” specialties, autumn Hanoi also has a special savory dish in the season – rot. The season is short, the rui is harvested from some provinces near Hanoi, but the dish has become one of the famous autumn specialties of the capital. Fatty bacon combined with fragrant tangerine peel, soft and chewy minced meat, eggs, dill and a little bit of delicious fish sauce becomes an irresistible dish.