U Minh dry snakeskin gournami

Mekong Delta is considered as the kingdom of freshwater fishes. There are too many fishes so that local people have created many dry fish recipes. On your trip to Ca Mau province in Mekong Delta, do not miss a big chance to taste U Minh dry snakeskin gournami – a specialty of the province. Although snakeskin gournami is popular […]

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Rach Goc three-striped crab

Rach Goc three-striped crab (Ba khia Rach Goc) is a specialty of Ca Mau province as well as Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. Three-striped crab in Rach Goc – an urban municipality town of Ngoc Hien district, Ca Mau province can win the heart of any dinner at the first time. Similar to rice field crab in Mekong […]

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Porridge with mudskipper

In Mekong Delta, mudskipper lives in brackish water or salt water or in shrimp ponds. They can catch mudskipper when harvesting farming shrimps in the ponds. This fish has been a traditional food of Vietnamese people in Mekong Delta for many years. Besides wild mudskipper, people in Mekong Delta also farm this kind of fish in the coastal area. […]

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Vietnamese sea crab blood pudding

Ca Mau province is considered as the kingdom of crabs in Vietnam. High-quaility and delicious dishes from crab in Ca Mau are famous around the country. However, not many people know about Vietnamese sea crab blood pudding – a specialty of Ca Mau province. It has been said that some fishermen were in a trouble on […]

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Vop in Ca Mau

A Vietnamese folk song says: “Rừng đước Ngọc Hiển Năm Căn Ai về mà bắt vọp ăn đã thèm” “Mangrove forests in Ngoc Hien district, Nam Can district Come there to catch Vop and eat until full” Vop is a bivalve, it is 3 times bigger than scallop. They live in the mouth of the sea, […]

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Date palm worm in Ca Mau

Date palm worm

There are many date palms which grow naturally in Ca Mau province. These palms are home to greasy and tasty date palm worms – a specialty food of the province. One interesting fact about date palm worm is that there is only one worm on one palm. Not all of the palms have worms so that this […]

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Ca Mau mantis shrimp

Mantis shrimp (Tôm tích) is a special gift from Mother Ocean to Ca Mau people and travelers coming to Ca Mau. Mantis shrimp flesh is sweet and salty, comfort and seductively fragrant so that it is a favorite food of many people. It is called mantis shrimp because it looks like both mantis and shrimp. Its legs […]

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