Food & Drinks
Ninh Binh Goat Meat
Ninh Binh is famous for not only Hoa Lu ancient capital, Tam Coc, Bich Dong, Phat Diem stone church… but also goat meat.
Ninh Binh’s goat meat taste better than other regions because two reasons: many lime stone mountains which are suitable for raising goats; in order to have a good rare goat meat dish, local people have to perform many steps from the processing procedure to the mixture procedure. Specially, dishes do very well re-goats, fresh meat and crispy, served with herbs such as ginger, chilly, lemon, seasoning powder, and citronella; all these ingredients and spices are well-mixed with goat meat. Rare goat meat is a nutritious and delicious dish since it is served with many precious fine herbs which are very good for people’s health.
Ninh Binh Burned rice
Burned rice is one of the special dishes of Ninh Binh. This dish is made from cooked rice sliced into round shapes. After cooled down, the round slices are soaked into hot oil pan until they turn yellow. Beef and pig’s heart and kidney are crushed into thin slices and mixed with spices and ingredients like tomato, carrot, onion and mushroom. Then the mixture is well-fried and put into the burned rice bowl.
Delicious rice crisp recipe of Ninh Binh province
Ninh Binh Eel Vermicelli
If you have a chance to visit Ninh Binh and experience the eel vermicelli, you will realize that the most delicious eel vermicelli is that of Mrs. Phan, whose family has a long-standing tradition of producing this dish.
Eels are washed carefully with vinegar, removed the inside, mixed with spices like red chili, onion pepper, “nuoc mam” and then fried in hot oil until fragrant and yellow. Banana flower is cut into thin threads and soaked in salt water for 5-7 minutes and then fried with mashed onion. Eel vermicelli noodles is often eaten with ginger, “la lot” and sourness of lemon juice converge on the eel vermicelli bowl that make a try worth a thousand words.
Besides, there are also many other spices and additives like fish sauce, salted shrimp sauce, lemon, pepper, chilly and other fine herbs to be served with Mien luon. The flavor of the banana flowers combined with lots of fine herbs and additives will surely attract any diner.Ninh
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