Hue city is known for its royal specialities, which are famous throughout the country. Following are several must-try cuisines for your trip to Hue.
Banh Canh Nam Pho (Nam Pho rice noodle soup).
The soup was originally created by peddlers from Nam Pho village, Phu Vang district, Thua Thien Hue province.
Banh Canh Nam Pho has now become one of the most delicious noodle soups in Vietnam.
Banh Nam (rice flour wrapped in banana leaves with shrimp cakes).
Banh Nam is covered in layers of the banana leaf, steamed for 10 minutes, and served with sweet fish sauce.
Banh Beo (Water fern cake). It is white in colour and usually has a dimple in the centre, which is covered with savoury recipes including chopped dried or fresh shrimp, scallions, mung bean paste, crispy fried shallots, fish sauce, rice vinegar, and oil.
Banh Bot Loc (tapioca dumpling). This cake is a chewy dumpling made from tapioca flour and filled with pork and shrimp. The cake is covered in banana leaves and steamed before being served hot with fish sauce.