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Pyramidal Rice Dumpling (Bánh Giò)

    The cake is made of pure non-glutinous rice, with a mixture of minced pork, mushroom, onion, some seafood and other chacteristic spices. The cake is covered with banana leaves outside as a rule to make the color of the cake. In all, the cake is easy to make because ingredients is available but it is how to choose the best ingredients that counts the complication of the cake. Before making the cake, they have to prepare fresh pork and mushroom, and covering leaves must be moist and green as a natural colorant.

    Banh gio is not second to any other specialties in Hanoi Old Quarter, it has contributed an important part to Hanoi food system, especially Hanoi street food.

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