In the framework of Festival Hue 2014, on April 15th, the Hue International Food Festival 2014 was officially inaugurated in Phu Xuan Park by the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The festival will take place until 19th April.
Referring to Hue Vietnam, many people often think of a long history and culture. Among them, the cuisine in Hue is seen as the most typical cultural identity of this city. Besides the royal cuisine, local cuisine also attracts tourists to Hue.
With romantic and elegant grace, Hue seems to be one of must-visit destinations in Vietnam. Not being bustling and dynamic like other nearby places as Da Nang or Nha Trang, Hue keeps itself a profound and mysterious charm, arousing tourists’ curiosity.
Hue is the ancient capital of Vietnam. The place is where Vietnamese royal culture condenses. The epitome of Hue classical culture is its fine cuisine. And the essence of Hue cuisine is its makers.
Hue people are very meticulous in making and enjoying dishes, even simple dishes like sweetened porridge. When visiting this city, tourists should not miss the chance to taste the delicious sweetened porridge of Hue cuisine.
Hue is famous for its cakes, which are attached to the name of local places such as banh khoai Dong Ba or banh canh Nam Pho. They have been an integral part of Hue cuisine that attracts tourists whenever they set foot on the land of ancient capital.
Hue cuisine is famous for both royal dishes and plain dishes. Mussel rice, rice vermicelli with mussels and stir-fried mussels served with rice cracker are among the plainest dishes of the ancient capital.
The Central Region has its own geographic and cultural features. The cuisine of Central region is the excellent combination of ingredients, cooking and garnishing styles. These are key points in its wide variety of elaborate and tasty dishes.