Every Vietnamese knows a folk-song: "There is nothing more beautiful than lotus in Dong Thap Muoi". Endowed with vast lake of lotus in summer, people in Dong Thap have created a variety of specialties made from lotus seeds, lotus roots and lotus leaves.
Steamed rice wrapped in lotus leaf in Dong Thap
Steamed rice wrapped in lotus leaf in one of the most popular and delicious dished of Dong Thap. Red rice and lotus seeds seasoned with sesame salt will be steamed and finally wrapped in lotus leaf. It is extremely delicious food as the longer we chew, the sweeter rice becomes. The fleshy flavor of lotus seeds perfectly mixes with sesame salt and the light fragrance of lotus leaf. People also steam fry white rice with pork, eggs, sausage and lotus seeds and wrap all into lotus leaf right when pouring all the above things from the pan. Tasting this food will become your unforgettable memory. And diners can feel the scent of autumn in lotus leaf and famous aromatic rice all wrapped in this amazingly delicious food.