Bún Chả or Grilled pork with rice noodles is one of the oldest dishes in Hanoi . The pork is carefully marinated , grilled over charcoal and placed in a bowl and dipping sauce which has thinly sliced pickled green papaya and carrot. Finally the meat is served with rice noodles and fresh herbs .
Cơm Lam or Bamboo cooked rice is a typical dish of ethnic minorities in mountainous area of Northern Vietnam. It’s also known as a specialty of Tay Nguyen . Its main ingredient is sticky rice put in a bamboo pipe and then broiled above of wild boar, especially with salted roasted sesame.
Bánh Đa Cua or Rice noodles with crab is a typical delicacy of Hai Phong . This dish represents colorful combination of pork balls in wild betel leaf, tomato, spring onion, crispy fried shallot, particularly red rice noodles and pouned-up rice paddy crab .
Although Bánh Giò or Rice pyramid dumpling is present at all regions of VIETNAM, it come from the northern region. The cover of Bánh Giò is made from rice flour and the filling includes ground pork, wood ear mushroom and seasoning. Each dumping is wrapped in banana leaf and then steamed.