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The Best Of Hue Street Food For Hunt

Hue is famous for its well-preserved history and cultural heritage sites. For Hue people, cuisine is considered as both an art and the culture of the pleasure life. Hue food developed over time to please the appetites of different walks of life. This calm and peaceful ancient city has a distinctive cuisine and there’s so much to discover. The best way to explore Hue’s its unique cuisine is through its own iconic food dishes in Hue street food tour. In this article, you will have chance to discover two best among the complete authentic taste of Vietnam’s capital imperial city.

If you’re a food lover of Vietnamese cuisine, it maybe not too strange to you of “Banh Xeo”. “Banh Khoai” in Hue is a unique type of “Banh Xeo” that you must put in your hunting list. Banh Khoaiis a crispy pancake that is a smaller and thicker version of Banh Xeo. Banh Khoai is made from rice flour, water, turmeric powder, then topped with shrimp, pork, beansprouts and sometimes quail eggs too. Unlike banh xeo,you justeat them straight from the bowl served with fresh lettuce, some slices of cucumber, fig, star fruit and other local herbs. Next, you dunk the pancakes into a special sauce. This is the unique dipping sauce that meticulously made of pig liver, lean minced meat, fish sauce, peanuts and sesame.This sauce is extremely attractive for huge foodies thanks to its special taste and diversity of ingredients.

Another unique Hue food that served with the same dipping sauce and veggies as “Banh Khoai” is “Nem Lui”-lemongrass skewers. This finger food is made from marinated ground meat mouldedonto stalks of lemongrass then grilled over charcoal. To enjoy this dish, you are suggested to place it onto a piece of rice paper, then wrap it and roll up as the way you do with a spring roll.It’s used as an appetiser or best to eat as an evening snack. Nem Lui can be easily found with the sense of smell because of the aromatic combination of lemongrass and grilled meat.

It can be said that these both special dishes are perfect couple for Hue street food hunter. You will not find them at another place in Vietnam. This is the reason why it becomes more and more special. You can find them at Banh Khoai Hong Mai on the north bank of Perfume river (Add: 110 Dinh Tien Hoang St, Hue City) after visiting the Citadel from Hue city tour. Or Quan Hanh (Add: 11 Pho Duc Chinh St, Hue City) on the south bank. Try them and tell me which is your favorite.

Come to Hue with a happy mind and an empty stomach. Hue street food tour is always available at Eco Nature Travel as a great way to discover a new side of a destination!

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