Although you can now enjoy Hue beef noodle soup in many places, when you visit the “homeland” of this dish, you will not be able to miss a bowl of Hue beef noodle soup with a very unique flavor that no other place has. have been.
Where does Bun Bo Hue come from?
According to many people, Hue beef noodle soup originated from Van Cu village from ancient times. This place is also considered the “cradle” of the Hue beef noodle soup, which is especially soft and chewy. There are also many sources that believe that this simple but meticulous dish may have originated from the royal menu. However, whether originating from lavish menus in the Nguyen court or from ordinary families, Bun Bo Hue is still known as “the quintessence of the ancient capital’s cuisine”.
What does Bun Bo Hue have that make many people love and miss?
If before, a bowl of Hue beef noodle soup consisted only of beef and pork, but now, after a long time and depending on the preferences of each region, this dish has been modified and has more options for food. guest. In addition to the ingredients considered to be the “soul” of Hue beef noodle soup, which are stewed beef bone broth, Hue fish sauce and round noodles, you can choose from a variety of side dishes such as crab cakes, crab cakes, etc. ear rolls, blood…
To cook a pot of vermicelli with meat is easy, but to have a delicious bowl of Hue beef noodle soup is a process of learning, learning and experimenting by the chef. For Hue people, a delicious noodle soup must have a clear color, a sweet taste from the stewed bone broth and a faint scent of lemongrass. In particular, the standard fish sauce for this dish must be Thuan An fish sauce.
Hue beef noodle soup has a very specific aroma that if you visit the noodle shops, the owner needs to go far away, you can smell it. It is the smell of fish sauce, the strong aroma of lemongrass, and the rich smell of bones that make other people crave. The bowl of Hue beef noodle soup is usually not too big but very full, especially the pork leg is very large, eating is really mouth-watering, even for healthy eaters it is enough to satisfy hunger and cravings.
Another special feature of Hue beef noodle soup is the typical spicy taste of Central dishes. So if you are someone who can’t eat spicy, you will have to struggle a bit to enjoy it, but if you can, then this spicy flavor is the perfect addition to make the dish more round.
Like many other Vietnamese vermicelli dishes, Hue beef noodle soup also comes with a variety of seasonal vegetables. A plate of raw vegetables with bean sprouts, bananas, herbs or cilantro… will help add color to the bowl of beef noodle soup and help the dish taste more harmonious and less greasy.
Coming to Hue, although there are many delicious dishes, you should definitely try Hue beef noodle once, because it is not only a delicious dish, but also a typical dish of the ancient capital.
Some famous places selling delicious Hue beef noodle soup in the ancient capital
Hue beef noodle soup O Cuong Chu Diep – 6 Tran Thuc Nhan.
Me Keo beef noodle soup – 20 Bach Dang
Hue O Phuong beef noodle soup – 24 Nguyen Khuyen