“Tro” Cake – Unique Dish Of Tien Yen, Halong

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Tro cakes

“Tro” cake in Tien Yen, Halong is made according to similar stages like in other places. However, what makes it unique is the secret ingredients of special water used to soak rice before cooking. This special water is made from ash of amaranthus spinosus, sticky rice straw, grapefruit peel.

Tro cakes
Tro cakes

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Coming to Tien Yen, along with some famous foods like hill chicken, nod cakes…, “tro” cake also one of the most favorite dish you should try.

“Tro” cake in Tien Yen, Halong is made according to similar stages like in other places. However, what makes it unique is the secret ingredients of special water used to soak rice before cooking. This special water is made from ash of amaranthus spinosus, sticky rice straw, grapefruit peel; then mix with special water to create featured color and sweet, fresh taste. Sticky rice is the main ingredient to make “tro” cake. They choose the special sticky rice to make this cake.

In Tien Yen town, the most famous “tro” cake shop is in 293, Ly Thuong Kiet.