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11 must-eats for a food tour in Hoi An (pt.1)

11 must-eats for a food tour in Hoi An (pt.1)

​Hoi An attracts millions of visitors every year to its centuries-old relics, nights that are magically lit up by hand-made lanterns, and gentle activities like cruising on the Hoai River that flows through it.

Specialties of food vendors in Hoi An

Specialties of food vendors in Hoi An

Coming to the ancient town of Hoi An, one of the most attractive cities in Asia, tourists can enjoy specialties right on the street.

Black sesame sweet soup in Hoi An

Black sesame sweet soup in Hoi An

A delicious, refreshing and nutritious sweet soup

Enjoying clams by the sea

Enjoying clams by the sea

In hot summer days after a nice swim in the sea it is customary to enjoy delicious seafood, such as fish, shrimp, crabs and clams in Quang Nam Province.

Green bean cake

Green bean cake

Cake made of ground green beans in Hoi An ( Green bean cake) has long-standing history. Since the 18th century, green bean cakehad been a precious gift to offer to mandarins. In royal progresses of Minh Mang King to Quang Nam, he was offered the Hoi An top-ranking green bean cakes. Đại Nam nhất thống chí, book II, volume VII, page 397 wrote “ green bean cake made in Hoi An is the best taste”.

Unique “vú nàng” snail Cu Lao Cham island

Unique “vú nàng” snail Cu Lao Cham island

Upon each occasion f-rom the mainland to Cu Lao Cham island ( Hoi An Ancient Town) met on the full moon, I’ll be the people you go to the beach offers dishes made f-rom “her breast”snails.(ốc “vú nàng”) By simple moon season “vú nàng” snails appear more.

Fresh Rice Paper In Cam Nam

Fresh Rice Paper In Cam Nam

Cam Nam Village, just a stones throw f-rom the heart of Hoi An’s Old Quarter, typifies the sort of gastronomically experience available to people not afraid of straying f-rom the uninspired menus of the lollipop cute cafes dotting the river’s banks.

Banh Xeo

Banh Xeo

“Banh xeo” is Vietnamese style crepe with whole shrimp, thinly sliced pork and bean sprouts. “Banh xeo” is a popular street snack in Vietnam, especially in the Central and the South of Viet Nam. The name means "sound crepe," the “ xeo” being an onomatopoeic word for the sound of the cooking process when it hits the hot skillet.

White Rose

White Rose

Wrose (banh bao vac), a type of shrimp dumpling made f-rom translucent white dough bunched up to look like a rose. Many people like these cakes not only for their delicious flavor but also for their beautiful appearance. The French gave it the name of "white roses".

Quang Noodle

Quang Noodle

This is the popular country dish in Hoian and Quang Nam. The noodle is yellow or white in color and made f-rom rice flour. It is mixed with shrimp, pork and vegetables, and topped with grilled rice paper and spices. Similar to rice noodle and chicken or pork soup (Hu tieu), My Quang is a variety of Pho (rice noodle soup), because the noodles are made f-rom rice and covered with soup as serving.

Chicken rice in Hoi An

Chicken rice in Hoi An

On the night of the old town, across the block, under the roof of the ancient roof moss, under shimmering lantern, you cannot ignore the chicken boiled silk show up on a disk, first fragrance attractive flight f-rom the chicken rice restaurants. Want to make delicious rice and chicken also choose to have that experience.

Cao lau Hoi An (Hoi An vermicelli)

Cao lau Hoi An (Hoi An vermicelli)

Visitors to Hoi An never forget Cao Lau (vermicelli), the special Hoi An and Quang Nam special symbol

Secret of the rose

Secret of the rose

A vacation in the historic town of Hoi An in Vietnam’s central region is not complete without a foodie fiesta. Among the many mouthwatering delicacies dished out in the town is the elegantly named white rose.

Hoi An’s White Rose cake

Hoi An’s White Rose cake

Hoi An flourished thanks to its port, attracting traders f-rom China, Japan and the Mediterranean in the 16th, 17th centuries. Out of this mixture of cultures, a unique style of Vietnamese cooking developed, drawing upon a wide range of flavours, influences and cooking techniques.