Vietnamese Cakes - A Closer Look At Vietnam's Most Varied Food
An overview to the different types of cake in Vietnam.
Vietnamese Baguette (Banh My)
Vietnam has a long history as an agriculture country with rice being the main staple. Banh my is a rare exception.
Banh Ran (Vietnamese donut)
“Bánh rán” is a delicious finger food for snacks in Vietnam.
Banh Goi (Pillow shaped cake)
A good dish for cold days in Vietnam, “bánh gối” intrigues guests at first sight for its pretty baby pillow shape and its colorful sauce
Banh It (Little cake)
Bánh ít is one of specialties of the central in Vietnam, commonly used in regional death anniversaries and marriage rituals as well, but now it has become a snack that you can enjoy anytime
Khoái Cake (stuffed omelette)
Known as Hue version of Xèo cake-a southern savory pancake, Khoai cake is the ideal choice in the cold weather.
Bột lọc cake (steamed clear tapioca cake)
This is an appetizer quite similar to Nậm cake at the first sight because of the main ingredients and the flavor of sweet and spicy sauce.
Bèo cake (literally “water fern cake”)
Bèo cake (literally “water fern cake”) looks like water ferns floating on the waves; just a look is enough for you to remind of Hue with water ferns drifting across romantic rivers.
Banh Cuon (Bánh Cuốn)
Banh Cuon is among Hanoi´s most popular food, which is mainly served for breakfast. Despite its prestige among local, not many tourists come to know about this specialty.
Banh Chung (Chung cake or square rice cake)
Banh Chung (Chung cake or square rice cake) is a traditional dish considered an essential element of the Tet - the Lunar New Year of Vietnam.