From the viewpoint of foreign tourists, Vietnam is one of the world’s most appealing gastronomic destinations. To figure out sweet desserts in this country, Go Travel introduces you 7 Vietnamese sweet dessert!
7 Vietnamese sweet dessert you need to know
Vietnamese food is well-known around the world for its delicate taste and fresh ingredients. Vietnamese sweets are a cool treat on a hot day and a texture and flavor journey. From puddings to cakes, here are 15 Vietnamese sweet dessert you must try when traveling to Vietnam.
Rice ball sweet soup (Chè Trôi Nước)
Rice ball sweet soup is highly popular in southern Vietnam. This is a circular white composed of white glutinous rice flour that is soft on the inside and eaten with fatty coconut milk. Che Troi Nuoc is revered in Vietnamese folklore culture and is essential in the Vietnamese people’s worshiping ceremony. The name “Che Troi Nuoc” is derived from the fact that when che balls are ripped, they float on the surface of the water. Vietnamese sweet dessert is known as sticky rice with water in the South.
Furthermore, Che Troi Nuoc contains ginger, a spicy, aromatic, and warm element that is used as a medication to cure disorders such as fever, stuffy nose, and so on. There are several applications, the most popular of which is to cure digestive issues such as nausea, gas, and cold stomach, while also enhancing flavor to make it more pleasant.
Banana Che (Chè Chuối)
Banana Che is a delicious soup comprised of chopped banana chunks that are served with tapioca flour and heated coconut milk and garnished with peanuts or sesame seeds. The usage of a unique species of bananas found in Southeast Asia gives this delicacy its exquisite flavor. These bananas are modest in size, sweet, and aromatic. This Vietnamese sweet dessert is great because of the mix of coconut milk and the exquisite taste of peanuts. This meal, in particular, is prepared in a variety of ways across the South. If you have the opportunity to visit the South, you will be able to sample a variety of banana Che.
Sticky rice ice cream (Kem Xôi)
Ice cream sticky rice is a favorite snack of Vietnamese people, because of the refreshing combination of cold cream and the smoothness of sticky rice. Sticky rice is sticky, pliable, and aromatic. The ice cream is spherical and quite sweet, but it is incredibly pleasant when eaten with sticky rice. Each dish of ice cream is dusted with desiccated coconut. This coconut is a young, freshly dried coconut. When consumed, sticky rice ice cream has the refreshing flavor of fresh cream as well as the oily flavor of sticky rice.
Fried banana (Bánh Chuối Chiên)
Fried banana is a Vietnamese dessert. These fritters, with a crispy outside and a squishy gooey middle, may be found in alleyways. This Vietnamese sweet dessert is cooked with bananas, oil, flour, and additional ingredients such as salt, sugar, eggs, honey, butter, etc. This dish is wonderful when it is still hot to have a crispy texture. This dish is simple to prepare and popular from the countryside to the city, whether at home or at sidewalk stores and restaurants…. The banana cake is freshly cooked, aromatic, sweet, and delectable. It makes an excellent cold-weather light snack.
Corn Sweet (Chè Bắp)
Che Bap is a mix of corn, coconut cream and tapioca pearls, this pudding is a creamy and nourishing dessert in winter months. Be sure to try in Hoi An where it’s made with fresh, locally grown corn. In order for Che to have a moderate consistency, mix 1 cup of tapioca flour with cold water, pour it into the pot of cooking tea, dissolve until the powder has a clear color.
Che Bap served with coconut milk will be more attractive. To have delicious coconut milk, people might add a little salt, sugar and a small spoon of cornstarch. Then they cook until the coconut milk thickens. After finishing, scoop the tea into a glass, add coconut milk on top, add a little more ice to use. If anyone does not like to eat cold, you can remove ice from this Vietnamese sweet dessert.
Mixed fruits (Hoa Quả Dầm)
This Vietnamese sweet dessert combines fresh mixed fruit, coconut cream, and shaved ice. Everything fresh is welcome, including jackfruit, kiwi, watermelon, apple, and even avocado! You can also add on pandan jellies or tapioca balls for more texture. Fruits are brought out eye-catching with the color of fruits, the fatty smell of milk, and the cool taste of ice. In particular, enjoying this dish in hot weather will help you cool down your body and feel more comfortable. You can also order fresh creamed fruit or yogurt pickle to change the taste.
Sweet Popiah (Bò Bía Ngọt)
Bo Bia originated in China, was imported to Vietnam. This kind of dessert was converted into the typical taste of Vietnamese food by Vietnamese. Popiah in Vietnam is classified into two types: salty Popiah and sweet Popiah. The ingredients of sweet popiah are much simpler than salty type. This Vietnamese sweet dessert is one of the parts in many Vietnamese childhoods. It is a fragrant white beef roll, supple crust, filled with malt candy, grated coconut, and a bit of black sesame. Nothing is expensive but the taste is delicious and no other luxury food can compare.
Above are 7 Vietnamese sweet dessert that you must try when traveling to Vietnam. Go Travel hope that you can have a “yummy” Vietnam trip
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