Famous cakes in the Mekong Delta
everywhere coming to Soc Trang admire not only the culture and
festivals of the three ethnic groups King, Khmer, Hoa living in the
Mekong Delta province but also can enjoy food flavored by the three
different groups living here.
Along Highway 1A, Chau Thanh and My Xuyen districts in Soc Trang,
visitors will find 2 specialties in Soc Trang selected the top 10
famous snacks in Vietnam. It's Pia cake and Cong cake. Pia Cake in
Soc Trang is famous with such brands as Hue Tan Vien, Cong Lap Thanh,
Tan Hung, Quang Tran... Pia cakes are made from green bean, durian,
taro, salted duck egg yolks, lard, wheat flour...the cakes are
processed through the machine production lines and skillful hands of
the bakers so as to have delicious and beautiful cakes. It's
wonderful to taste a piece of Pia cake smells with durian combined
with hot green tea.
Cong cake, made from rice flour, green beans, soybeans, pork, ground
cloves, fresh coconut , green onion... The cake is well fried and
looks very appetizing. When eating the cake is rolled with favorite
vegetables, sweet and sour fish sauce a bit spicy is just
invincible. The cake is best served hot and crispy, brings a
After a tour of the Soc Trang tourist destinations, enjoy the above
specialties, visitors will enjoy a specialty dish listed in the top
50 specialties in Vietnam, the vermicelli soups (Bun Nuoc Leo).
Ingredients to make Vermicelli soup includes snakehead fish,
shrimps, spinach, beansprouts, banana flower, mints, fish sauce,
fresh coconut, fresh water, noodles, lemongrass plant, especially
indispensable in noodle soup is the liquid made from colorful fish
sauce, this material makes the soups tasty and appealing the
tourists when visiting Soc Trang.
In addition to the famous specialities above, Soc Trang has many
attractive dishes for guests to enjoy such as : sesame cake,
sausage..., These are the kinds of gifts travelers can buy the
family members and friends. Tourists visiting Soc Trang in the
evening will enjoy the rustic but no less attractive, such as
pineapple cake, tube cake..., On the occasion of festivals of the
Khmer people there are also sticky rice flour mixed with eggs, add a
little fresh lemon juice, mix al together and beat thoroughly, then
bend the mixture into a very tasty and fragrant gingerbread.
Beside, there are a number of other unique dishes such as fried
snakehead fish in Nga Nam, multi-pack of noodles, grille beef, baked
spring rolls, dried buffalo meat, hot pot with steamed fish.... are
welcoming visitors to explore and enjoy.
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