3 unique specialties of Vinh Long to enjoy during your Mekong Delta trip

Vinh Long has long been known as the land of renowned tropical fruits, specialties in the province are often made from simple ingredients, cheap but really worth a try. If you have a chance to visit Mekong Delta region in Vietnam and set your foot on the land of Vinh Long, you will admire endless lush fruit orchards, laden with fruit. Travellers to Vinh Long can not only float on small wooden boats, enjoy the quiet peaceful scenery on two banks of Mekong River but also try a lot of unique dishes

1. Nam Roi pomelo

Daydreaming under green canopy trees, hand-picking fresh fruits from the trees and enjoying them right at the orchard are exciting experiences that can only have in Mekong Delta region. Among various kinds of fruit, Nam Roi pomelo is outstanding with delicious flavor and also very nutritious. Vinh Long’s pomelo is not so sweet but also not too sour, it is moderate combination between these two flavors that win the heart of many gourmet. If you are wondering what to buy as gift for your friends at home, this fruit is a not bad suggestion. Tours Indochina

Nam Roi pomelo is outstanding with delicious flavor and also very nutritious
Nam Roi pomelo is outstanding with delicious flavor and also very nutritious

2. Giant gourami

Deep fried gourami is a popular dish that every local in Vinh Long know. The cook take a gourami from the steaming oil drain pan and put it on a plate with rice paper, noodle, fresh vegetables and a sweet and sour sauce bowl. I bet that you will want to enjoy this dish right after you see it. Travel to Vietnam

Vinh Long’s deep fried giant gourami – a dish not to ignore in Mekong Delta trip
Vinh Long’s deep fried giant gourami – a dish not to ignore in Mekong Delta trip

3. Sweet potatoes served with fish sauce

Normally, people often eat boiled sweet potatoes but the local people in Mekong Delta region in general and in Vinh Long province in particular are very creative to create a very strange dish, boiled sweet potatoes served with fish sauce. Ingredients needed for this unique dish are very simple and easy to find. A sweet potato – main ingredient of the dish is cooled down and cut into small slices after being boiled or steamed. The cook then adds a little bit grated dry coconut, sesame salt, peanuts and fresh vegetable. Sweet potato served with fish sauce used to be a popular dish of the poor in the past but now it has become a favorite specialty of the land of Vinh Long

Sweet potato served with fish sauce used to be a popular dish of the poor
Sweet potato served with fish sauce used to be a popular dish of the poor

If you are planning to have a trip to Mekong Delta region in Vietnam, I recommend you to list those dishes of Vinh Long Province as must-try specialties

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