When you set foot in the martial land of Tay Son, Binh Dinh, if you do not enjoy this famous Tay Son roll cake, you will definitely regret it.
Tay Son roll cake in Binh Dinh is a very famous specialty and a familiar dish with the people here. Called banh cuon, Tay Son roll cake is completely different from banh cuon in many other places: it’s not made from thin rice flour directly inside with minced meat, but it’s made from rice paper. To be more precise, banh cuon here means rice paper rolls.
Tay Son rolls are also known by other people, very special, surprising many people: Two live one nine. The reason, people here call this banh cuon called two live one nine is because each cake is made by two raw rice paper dipped in water, accompanied by a piece of cooked rice paper. crispy on the inside.
Although this dish is familiar and rustic, in order to make attractive, delicious and rich rolls, the maker also needs to go through meticulous and elaborate steps.
This dish includes main ingredients such as rice paper dipped in water, grilled meat, spring rolls, raw vegetables, spring rolls, fried beans, boiled duck eggs, raw vegetables, spring rolls… These ingredients will be encapsulated. in the rice paper. Then when eating, people will dip it with a rich dipping sauce. All ingredients will create an extremely attractive and difficult flavor for diners when enjoying this Tay Son roll cake.
According to the people there, at first, Binh Dinh rolls only consisted of rice paper rolls and cold rice. This is considered a dish to help “fight hunger” when farmers go to the field. However, over a long period of time, the people here have modified and added more different ingredients to make the dish more attractive and delicious. Even this Binh Dinh roll cake is also used as a gift on the occasion of anniversaries, weddings, …
Rice paper dipped in water is flexible, blended with the richness of meat, the richness of eggs, the crunchiness of ram rolls, tofu, the freshness of raw vegetables. Dipping the cake evenly into the bowl of suitable dipping sauce, diners will quickly feel the magical attraction of this dish.
Not to mention the dipping sauce served with Tay Son rolls is also very special, not only is fish sauce mixed but also mixed with ground peanuts to add a fatty aroma and enhance the taste of the dish. Binh Dinh rolls today are present in many places. However, to say the most delicious and attractive, perhaps we still have to find the place that produced this dish.
There is no small shape like other types of rolls in other places, Tay Son rolls are very big, so each person eats about 1 to 2 pieces to be full, the price of the cake is also high compared to ordinary rolls, about 15 to 20 thousand / pcs. But compared to the size, the ingredients are completely affordable.
Although Banh cuon from Nau is rustic and simple, it is likened to the genuine and honest people here. So if you have the opportunity to set foot in the land of Binh Dinh, do not miss the opportunity to enjoy this very unique Tay Son roll cake.