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Hoi An food tour in a day

When you get a tour in Viet Nam, you not only explore the cultures, landscapes, and people but also have incredibly experience with Vietnamese’s food. Food in Vietnam is one of the reasons making you back. Vietnamese food appears to be similar to Chinese, but there are some differences. Cuisine in Vietnam also have Ying Yang balance, which is applied in selecting the ingredients of a dish and the dishes of a meal, in matching dishes with seasonal or climatic conditions, with the prevalent environment and with the current physical well-being of the diners.

There are some striking differences among 3 regions’ cuisine. In the North, you can enjoy Pho with beef or chicken. Travelling to the South, Com tam with simple combination of grilled pork chop over the top of a bed of rice is the best choice. And, moving to the central of Vietnam around Da Nang and Hoi An, you are totally surprise at spicy food. Especially, Hoi An is famous for cuisine diversity. Everyone can enjoy many kinds of food all day. You can Even have a list of “Must-try food in Hoi An” and underline it in your travel book. Travel Indochina

If you want to have more knowledge about Hoi An’s cuisine, you should spend one day eating just like a local. It is easy to find many cheap and tasty kinds of food. For breakfast, you can have bread with a soy milk or Vietnamese coffee with less than 30,000 VND (approximate 2 USD). There are two famous bread shops: Banh My Phuong at 2 Phan Chu Trinh and Madame Khanh in Thai Phien street.

Banh my Phuong with spicy ingredients

Banh my Phuong with spicy ingredients

Banh My Phuong is called “the best banh my in Viet Nam” for the secret home-made dressing that will leave your taste buds singing with joy. You should order pork bread – the most popular dish- with her magic home-made dressing such as: chili, sauces and fresh herbs, salad in at a just more than 15,000 VND. There are also a lot of choices for your lunch. For example a dish of chicken rice with simple ingredients: only chicken, rice, sauces and picked carrot. Chicken rice is one of the prides of Hoi An.

Instead, you may also eat Cao lau which costs you 25,000VND for a bowl. You cannot ignore Cao Lau when come to Hoi An. A bowl of Cao Lau consists of scalded soya sprout, the special noodles, some slices of pork and fried crispy pigskin or dried noodles and is poured with viscid, intense favor broth. Accompanying vegetables served with Cao lau is simply mustard greens and coriander. Centre Vietnam tours

Cao Lau

Cao Lau

In the evening, let’s go to the market and wander around food stalls where you can find amazing cakes such as sugar cake, banana cake…with the price from 5,000VND to 10,000VND for each. Walking in old town and enjoying peaceful, let’s go to the corner of Leloi Street to enjoy some sweet soups making your night become more relaxed.

Street food in Hoi An

Street food in Hoi An

This is great way to rapidly fall in love with Hoi An food.

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