Coming to Tam Dao, you will be enjoyed a variety of sweet rice when discovering Tam Dao cuisine: yellow sticky rice from gardenia fruit, green from the leaf forest, pink from fruit purple, red from beet, … but the best special is black sticky rice delicious nutritious medium.
How to make black sticky rice
Black sticky rice is required in Thanh Minh holidays of ethnic in Tam Dao, Vinh Phuc province. If family does not do black sticky rice on this occasion that is impolite to their ancestor. Go ancestral graves far a few days away, black sticky rice was delicious as new. That is thanks to special ingredients of the dishes.
Leaves of Lau Xau harvested from the forest to become raw material used in black sticky rice at Tam Dao. Lau Xau is woody plants, buds open in March, April solar calendar is precious species,its leaves have effects extremely well in healing. They picked the young and tender leaves and buds and take advantage of its resin when the crushed leaves to blacken for each grain. The leaves were pounding to put it in a pot so as to boil, then soaked in water with tasty glutinous from 2-3 days to really saturation and blooming seeds, until fragrant and soft rice dyed blue black, take out and steaming glutinous rice. rice done to a turn up to the aroma of plump sticky rice mixed with jungle of leaves taste Lau Xau. Lay out plate, a color like black sticky seeds catch the eye.
A delicious dish in 2-3 days
Hearing it seems to be simple to do but not everyone is made out to be such a great product. Want flung dishes with black color, every grain glutinous sticky, fragrant incense passionately, from techniques to prepare needs to careful..
Black sticky rice keep from 2-3 days, but still delicious, just-cooked. Lau Xau leaves make this sticky foods help digestion, nutritious for malaria, blood tonic. All create a dish that anywhere can not versus. Coming to Tam Dao, you can experience more and more surprise.