Cuisine in Saigon is very rich and varied. There are many dishes that are often eaten by the Saigonese in the morning such as “com tam”, bread, “stuffed pancake … but when the weather is cold, the following three dishes are the first choice for most Saigonese.
Pho is a familiar dish in Saigon, there are many kinds of “pho” noodle such as beef noodle, chicken noodle, Beef dipped in boiling water noodle, beef tendon noodle, beef burger noodle …
The rice noodle is made from soft white rice and usually eaten with mung bean sprouts, basil, coriander, lemon slices and chili slices, a bit of black soy sauce and chili sauce add to flavor.
2. Hu Tieu
Hu Tieu is a typical dish of the Saigon people, there are many different types of noodles such as stewed noodles, Nam Vang noodles with minced meat, shrimp, quail eggs, pig liver, squid, meat balls..
Noodles are made from rice flour, sliced into chunks, chopped and dried, when used with medium boiling water to keep the taste and aroma of rice. Soup of this noodle is sweet because of its bones and its very fatty taste. Noodles are often served with scallions, raw spices, chives and vegetables to enhance the flavor of the noodles.
An eye-catching bowl of hot noodles with meat will surely make you feel warm in the cold morning of Saigon.
3. Mi Soi ( A Noodle Dish)
Wheat noodles originated from the China, noodles can be combined with a variety of foods to create delicious dishes, to make your heart warm such as Roasted Duck in Egg Noodle Soup, Wonton Noodle Soup, Char siu noodle
Most of the old noodles in Saigon often pull noodles themselves, the fresh, soft noodles are still made from wheat flour and eggs, with a very distinctive flavor.
The noodles are often served with green vegetables, the sweetness from the broth and the taste of the vegetables that make it a cool and attractive noodles.