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It’s stinky, yet addicting & it is the soul of Hanoi signature cuisine. Regarded as one of the most extreme Vietnamese food, it can be quite a challenge for international visitors lớn enjoy the dish, mainly because of the somewhat overpowering smell. However, there’s no way you can have sầu a more authentic culinary experience in Hanoi without trying some bun dau mam tom.

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What Is Bun Dau Mam Tom

First và foremost, let’s break down the name: bún stands for rice vermicelli, đậu is tofu, and mắm tôm is fermented shrimp paste. This is the basic & most common combination of the dish, which means there is a host of other side dishes for you lớn choose from ranging from boiled pork to fried intestines, & chả cốm - a type of fried patty. And in the true Vietnamese style, there would always be fresh veggies lượt thích Vietnamese balm và fish mint, & some slices of cucumbers adding lớn the taste.


Bun dau mam tom can never be completed without some vegetables

The rice vermicelli is compacted to lớn size bigger pieces in a flat shape and the tofu is fried to perfection right before it is served lớn the customers. Tofu is usually homemade & is well deep fried till it turns khổng lồ a brownish and golden color which gives the crunchy texture outside while retaining the softness & moisture inside. Finally, the condiment that wovens everything together - shrimp paste - is the secret to a good bun dau mam tom. It should not be either too thichồng or too salty, và usually, each vendor will have sầu their secret recipe khổng lồ a perfectly balanced shrimp paste.

How to lớn Eat Bun Dau Mam Tom

Frankly speaking, all you will need is courage and undying love sầu for food. The second step is lớn phối the shrimp paste so that it suits your taste: some kumquat juice, a bit of sugar and some slices of fresh chilies.

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It takes adventurous spirits to lớn try shrimp paste

However, if the pungent smell of the shrimp paste still puts you off, then you can ask for other alternatives such as fish sauce or soy sauce lớn enjoy bun dau mam tom.

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Where lớn Eat Authentic Bun Dau Mam Tom

Bun dau mam tom originates in Northern Vietphái mạnh and has been the locals" favorite ever since. One serving costs around VND 25,000 - 40,000. Here are our suggestions on where to lớn try bun dau mam tom in Hanoi.

Bun Dau Mam Tom 5

Address: 6 Ma May Street, Hoan Kiem District

Opening hour: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Bun Dau Goc Da

Address: 4 Ngo Gach, Hang Buom, Hoan Kiem District

Opening hour: 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Bun Dau Mam Tom Ngo Tram

Address: 1B Ngo Tram, Hoan Kiem District

Opening hour: 8:30 AM - 3 PM

Bun Dau Thuy Khue

Address: 235B Thuy Khue, Tay Ho District

Opening hour: 9 AM - 9:30 PM

Besides that, bun dau mam tom holds a special place in the Saigonese hearts. Here are the places khổng lồ try bun dau mam tom in Ho Chi Minh City:

Bun Dau Homemade

Addresses: 01 Nguyen Van Trang, District 1 6 Truong Dinh (52 Le Lai), District 1 104 Hoang Dieu, District 4

Bun Dau Homemade

Opening hour: 10 AM - 10 PMPrice range: VND 35,000 - VND 70,000

Bun Dau Co Khan

Address: 26 Cong Quynh, District 1Opening time: 10 AM - 10 PMPrice range: VND 60,000

Bun Dau Co Khan is owned by a Vietnamese mã sản phẩm from the North

Bun Dau Cau Go

Addresses: 200 Nguyen Trai, District 1 442 - 444 Phan Xich Long, Phu Nhuan DistrictOpening time: 8 AM - 11 PMPrice range: VND 55,000

Based on the crowds, you can see how the locals love their bun dau

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Conclusion on Hanoi’s All-Time Favorite - Bun Dau Mam Tom

It may sound (and smell) intimidating at first, but once you get over the not-so-nice first impression, the taste of bun dau mam tom is such a rewarding sensation. We all have heard & known about the craze over pho and bun bo, this time try something more unique from the Vietnamese cuisine for a change.

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