Besides valuable historic relics, charming natural landscapes, Ninh Binh also attracts travelers because of unique gastronomy with delicious food characterized Northern rustic area. If you have chances to visit Ninh Binh, let’s note down those below dishes and try them!
1 – Ninh Binh rice crust
Rice crust 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. Ninh Binh burned rice owns light yellow color, crispy but still supple, fat but not bored.
2 – Nhech fish salad Kim Son
Nhech fish salad (or cá nhệch) is a special dish in Ninh Binh but you have to try this salad in Kim Son where considered as best place to enjoy it. This is complicated process to create this dish. The first bite of Nhech salad will bring you the attractive aroma of roasted sticky rice, light sour of vinegar interjected to the spicy of ginger, garlic, pepper, chili and lemon grass. You will never forget this taste.