Hanoi – the capital with thousands of years of culture, not only the beauty of the here but Hanoi also has unique culinary culture. Speaking of culinary culture, we can not fail to mention a specialty of Hanoi – Green sticky rice (Com) in Vong village. This is a folk and elegant food in the autumn of Hanoi. And now, Com is a special street food of Hanoi which you should not miss while on your wished trip in Hanoi.


The legend has it that in the autumn from thousands of years ago, when rice in flowering period, there was a huge storm which destroyed all paddy fields. The local people in Vong village had to collect and roast remaining young rice to eat. Unbelievable the dish as last resort turned out to have distinctively delicious taste and later become a delicacy of the villae – Com Vong (green sticky rice of Vong village)

Up to now, green sticky rice in Vong village is sold all over the streets and markets in Hanoi. Each fall, the women in Vong village hang their wooden shoulder poles with full of Com – young seedlings in the baskets, go along the street. Talking about how to make nuggets, people in many countrysides of Vietnam how to do, but admitted that there is nowhere to get nut sticky and delicious as in the Vong village.


  • The early season seed in thin, soft, suitable for vegetarian or eaten with banana, is a kind of glutinous rice at the early season.
  • Midseason sees are often used to make fried budgets.
  • End of season seed is usually large, thick, and slightly hard to eat, only suitable for cooking or sticky rice.


This green sticky rice (Com) cannot be eaten much. Sellers does not carry much as selling rice or selling vegetable. And Com cannot be made as much as other sticky rice products. This has created a special feature of Com.

Com cereal pies of Vong village are an indispensable gift for Vietnamese weddings. The green of the Com means that cheer a wish of hundred years of love for the young couple.

Green sticky rice in Hanoi have represented the art of processing Hanoi delicacies, you should not miss a chance to taste this street food when you travel to Hanoi during the fall season. I am sure that it is also a special gift to bring home after your trip.

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