Colorful « Bánh da lợn »
Would you want to taste a « Bánh da lợn »?
« Bánh da lợn » literally means « pig skin cake » because of the texture and the touch of this dish.
It’s a Vietnamese dessert made from tapioca starch, rice flour, coconut milk and mung beans which give this very particular green color. It can be made also with durian or taro.
You can find this sweet and gelatinous cakes on Ly Tu Trong and Hai Trieu streets in District 1.