Ginger cake – a specialty food of Soc Trang

Ginger cake

Ginger cake is a traditional cake of Khmer people in South Vietnam. The cake is not made from ginger but it looks like ginger. So that it is called Ginger cake or Banh gung in Vietnamese (“banh” means cake, “gung” means ginger in Vietnamese). Khmer people call this cake Num-Kho-Nhay which means ginger in Khmer language. The […]


Me lao – a specialty food of Soc Trang

Me Lao A Specialty Food Of Soc Trang 2

Soc Trang – a land of beautiful and romantic sights; indigenous and kind people, rich culture and cuisine. Soc Trang province in Mekong Delta is famous for many delicious dishes from main dishes to desserts. Delicious cakes such as In cake, Pia cake, Ginger cake, Me lao have attracted lots of local people and travelers […]


In cake – a specialty of Soc Trang

In Cake A Specialty Of Soc Trang

The diversified cuisine of Soc Trang is a mix of the rich Khmer, Chinese and Kinh cuisines. Soc Trang is famous for many delicious cake recipes including Pia cake, Cong cake, Shrimp crackers and In cake. In cake is white and round, it is not only a favorite cake of many Soc Trang and Vietnamese […]


Nuoc leo rice noodle soup in Soc Trang

Nuoc leo rice noodle soup

Nuoc leo rice noodle soup (Bun nuoc leo) is a specialty of Khmer people in Mekong Delta. Consisting of the broth, rice noodles, toppings , Bun nuoc leo could be served as a meal. Bun nuoc leo is very popular in most of the provinces in Mekong Delta. However, it is said that Bun nuoc leo is originated in Soc […]


Rice noodle soup with pepper in Soc Trang

Rice noodle soup with pepper

If you come to Soc Trang, you will have a chance to enjoy various specialty foods including main dishes, desserts, and snacks. A bowl of Rice noodle soup with pepper (Bun tieu gio) will fill and warm your stomach, give you much energy after a long day traveling the province. In comparison to other kinds of […]


Vung Thom pork sausage

Vung Thom pork sausage - Specialty foods in Soc Trang part 2

Vung Thom village, Phu Tan commune, My Tu district, Soc Trang province is not only famous for Pia cake but also pork sausage (Lap xuong). Pork sausage (Lap xuong) is a favorite of many people thanks to easy storage, easy cooking, and great taste. Just boil, fry, grill or steam raw Lap xuong to have a […]