An Giang is a land known for its many specialties that visiting tourists should enjoy immediately and always. And have the opportunity to return to the Tan Chau sutra, visitors can not ignore Lia’s dishes are very delicious and unique. You only have to eat it once and you will remember the unforgettable taste forever.
Mr. Tang Ngoc Long (38 years, An Giang) said: “Lia has a shape similar to a clam, the shell is thin. In my hometown, if you want to eat lya with the right taste, you can only visit Tan Chau – the country of silk famous for a while. That’s because there are hamlets of the Cham people, but lia is a dish made by the Cham people to eat in the dry season to cool off and make their gathering to escape the heat more interesting.”
Lia has a shape similar to a clam, the shell is thin.
Referring to why lya helps to cool down in the summer, Mr. Tang Ngoc Long said that the reason is that the reason being boiled or dried can be eaten, only in the summer it will bring a sense of coolness and safety to them. those who enjoy it, including those who enjoy it, have stomach problems. “Whenever the heat reaches its peak, the Tan Chau people bring lychees to dry. The sunny day will be soaked with spices, still hydrated, so that it retains its sweetness, eaten with cold rice is delicious, nothing more needs to be said,” said Tang Ngoc Long.
In the past, in his hometown, Tang Ngoc Long, there were lots of street vendors selling. Just then, people rushed into the alley to call out “Lia! Come here and have a look.” Then everyone in the neighborhood buys some to eat or buy together and then sit back and enjoy. But today, when society is more advanced, the sight of street vendors has disappeared! On the other hand, if someone wants to eat this special food, they can go to a shop or restaurant that sells lya.
In the past, in Tuan Tang Ngoc Long’s hometown, there were many people selling street vendors.
“Selling lia is not very profitable, but people still say that lya is the work of the poor, the food of the poor… So whoever sells keeps selling, who buys keeps buying, so that the eater doesn’t get bored. , the seller is still happy.
Besides dried lychee, culinary connoisseurs also like boiled lychee. Just order a plate of boiled lychee, the seller will immediately put the pot on the stove and then add a large amount of lychee, add a little water and cover. A few minutes later, they will open the lilacs evenly with their mouths open and then prepare the sauce, seasonings, some toothpicks… Then the pot is cooked, just open it to taste the spices and pour quickly. it on the plate, you will have a plate of delicious liar with the taste of the Western homeland,” said Mr Tang Ngoc Long.
Besides dried lychee, culinary connoisseurs also like boiled lychee.
When the boiled plate is served, diners will slowly enjoy it. Lia must be eaten while hot, dipped in tamarind sauce the right way. A bowl of sour sauce mixed with glue, add a few slices of red chili; while Lia opens her mouth but has not completely separated the shell, you hold one side of the shell, take a sip of fresh water and then dip it in the sour sauce, put it in your mouth, add some more seasoning for a sour, sweet, spicy, that, bold taste. In particular, enjoying lia must be accompanied by a delicious new rustic drink, such as latex cotton (taken from the sap of the cotton tree), é seed, ginseng or just iced tea so as not to lose Lia’s aftertaste.