Bánh bao vac – often refered to as white rose – is, like cao lao another Hoi An street food specialty in a town with plenty of options.
White Rose, is a translucent dumpling of minced pork and prawn, similar to size shape and texture to jiaozi, or even ravioli. The dough is light, the flavours it contains are subtle, delicate and moreish.
They, as you might have gathered are made to look like tiny little roses, I lost count of the amount of these we ate. They are topped with with fried onions and served with a chilli dipping sauce.
Some useful phrases
Sin chow – hello
Mot – one
Hai – two
Gam urn – thank you
Tra da – iced tea, a popular and cheap drink to accompany meals and usually available at hole in the wall restaurants
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