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The soft wet cake is easy to stick, so many guests come with vegetables, barbecue must be struggling when enjoying the first time.
Different from high floor, Quang noodles or many other dishes, wet cakes of grilled meat in Hoi An old town are mostly sold at shops along the sidewalk.
These shops usually sell from noon but crowded in the afternoon.
Small hawker stalls with processing items neatly lined up with low plastic chairs for guests to eat. Along the Hoai River, about 5 buns of wet meat are always crowded.
Hoi An barbecue wet cake: things must know before eat
According to a shop owner, barbecue is a kind of shoulder meat, just lean to be fat so that when grilled, the fat melt helps soft meat without drying out. In addition to the basic types, spices to marinate meat also have five tastes of incense, pepper, lemongrass, red onion, honey. Many picky goods also add white wine to increase the flavor.
After marinating the meat and letting it soak, clamp it to a chopstick and bake it with a charcoal stove. This chopstick will be used until it is no longer usable.
Thin wet cakes are arranged on a plate. The shop owner splits each piece and marks with a piece of banana leaf at the top of the cake.
Attached vegetables are taken from the village of Tra Que – a place famous for clean and fresh vegetables. Most street food stalls use vegetables from this place. You can order more vegetables or cucumbers (cucumbers) as you like.
The deliciousness of the dish is more than the cup of sauce. Hoi An people often use soybeans mixed with peanuts into thick and spicy water. Many shops also add roasted sesame to increase flavor.
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The first time customers enjoy the food will be quite surprised because of the way to eat like a salad, which is called wet cake. If you don’t know how to book, don’t hesitate to ask the owner. The delicious cake must be full of ingredients. Slowly dot the sauce and put it in your mouth, you will feel the fleshy taste, salty spicy from the previous sauce and then the piece of marinated meat mixed with wet cake and vegetables.
How to make a wet cake Video: Di Vy.
Each skewer cost VND 5,000. One serving for 2 people is about VND 70,000 (~ US $ 4/person).
Source: Hoi An Food Travel Blog