Hanoi has a donut shop for 30 years, selling 10,000 pieces a day, the owner has to get up at 3 am to prepare the dough and filling.
The recipe for donuts was passed down by her mother-in-law, Ms. Nguyen Thi Minh Phuong, owner of a donut shop at 52 Hang Chieu (Dong Xuan, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi) above. Vietnamnet: “At that time, I made cakes for my family to enjoy. Everyone compliments it. I decided to make it to sell, that day sold in Son Tay town (Ha Tay province, now belongs to Hanoi) for more than 10 years. In 2005, I moved to 52 Hang Chieu for sale”.
Phuong’s donut shop sells only two types of donuts: sugar donuts and honey donuts. In the past, the price of each ball donut was only 200 VND/piece. And now, over time, the price of each donut has increased to 5,000 VND, although the price is “slightly” higher than other goods, but in return, the filling is more and bigger.
It is known that Ms. Phuong has to get up at 3 am every day to prepare the dough and filling so that at 7 o’clock there can be cakes for customers to buy. The shop’s opening time is from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. According to Youthevery day the shop sells more than 10,000 donuts, but on rainy days, the number of cakes sold is less, only about 5,000.
Because the shop space is small, more than 10 m2, customers can only buy and take away. The cake flour is quite flexible, sweet and fragrant, made from 100% glutinous rice flour, while the bean paste inside is made from peeled green beans, then carefully cooked to make the beans very fine, and then mixed with coconut. grind and sugar. The recipe to make delicious bean paste is to take 1 kg of green beans mixed with 0.3 kg of coconut.
To serve the needs of customers in a timely manner, the filling is pre-molded into small balls. Each ball donut is molded into balls with a diameter of about 6-7cm. After being molded, the cakes are dropped into large oil pans, on average, each batch is about 100 pieces. Cakes are sprinkled with sugar or honey before reaching the hands of customers.
“In the winter, each batch of cakes must be fried for 40 minutes, in the summer, it must be fried for about 25-30 minutes. Donuts must be done slowly, not quickly. In addition, when frying, the cake must be submerged in oil, honey or sugar so that it is sufficient so that it can be fried properly. honey and sugar cling to the cake”Phuong shared with Discover.
The cockroach-colored cakes are cakes that have reached maturity. To have a delicious cake, Phuong requires her staff to be meticulous in each stage and most importantly, the process must be clean. Honey donuts are the most popular item and in recent years, Phuong’s donuts have also been exported to a number of provinces and cities such as Bac Ninh, Hung Yen, Thai Nguyen…
Ms. Phuong confided: “Thanks to my passion for preserving this traditional cuisine, I have pursued my career since years of selling cakes all day with only a few thousand dong. In addition, the support of customers is also the motivation for me to continue to maintain the family’s donut making business.”
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