Ha Giang also has many interesting delicacies, which are popular not only in Ha Giang but also in other provinces in Vietnam.
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Ruou ngo (corn wine)
It’s a specialty of H’mong people (one of ethnic minorities in Vietnam). Corn wine is made from corn seeds and traditional yeast of the locals. This wine has light sweet taste and corn fragrance.
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Thit trau gac bep (smoked buffalo meat)
Thit trau gac bep is a delicacy of Black Thai ethnic people. The salty, sweet, spicy tastes combining with the smell of the smoke give you the most attractive feeling ever. Not only having unique flavor, Thit trau gac bep also has high nutritional value. That’s the reason why this dish is loved by not only Vietnamese people but also over sea tourists.
Mat ong bac ha (mint honey)
This is the most wanted food that every visitor wishes to buy one when they come to Ha Giang. It’s made by special method with a limited quantity. Mint honey has the sweetness of honey combining with the light spicy taste of mint.
Com lam Bac Me (rice pipe or bamboo pipe)
Ha Giang people often prepare this dish to treat their guest. Com lam Bac Me is cooked from special rice which is limber and fragrant. Once tried com lam Bac Me, you would never forget the light sweet taste and mild flavor of this food.
Che San Tuyet (Snow San tea)
This kind of tea is recognized as the rare and precious heritage of Vietnam. Each green tea leave is never attacked by poisonous insects, thus contains a lot of medicinal properties involving anticancer substances, detoxification that can be used to treat patients, recover health and increase life expectancy. Tea lovers shouldn’t miss this treat.
Banh tam giac mach (Buckwheat cake)
This time, Ha Giang landscape is covered with the light pink of buckwheat flower hills. Not only does it make the incredible beauty of Ha Giang, buckwheat can be used to prepare many dishes. After being dried, buckwheat seeds are milled to make the cake. It has soft and tasty flavor.
Ha Giang Orange
Orange in Ha Giang has the distinct flavor that differs from other provinces. It’s the popular delicacy that everyone coming back from Ha Giang always buys it for their family and friends.
Tao meo (Docynia indica)
You can find this kind of apple in every market in Ha Giang. This fruit is quite small, sour, sweet, and acrid. Docynia indica wine is recognized as the medication to treat high blood pressure.
This fruit is also called Quan Ba persimmon because it’s popular in Quan Ba. Ripe persimmon has bright red shell and light acrid sweet taste.
Gia Dui rice in Xin Man
Gia Dui has long been a delicacy of Xin Man town in Ha Giang. This rice has distinct fragrance. It’s also limber and sweet. Gia Dui rice is now a trusted brand of Northeast Region in Vietnam.