Posts tagged Vietanamese Steamed Rice Cakes
Vietnamese Steamed Savory Rice Cakes with Mung Bean Paste & Dried Shrimp (Banh Beo)

Banh Beo are steamed savory rice cakes. Banh is cake in Vietnamese and Beo is the delicate white flower of a water fern that the steamed rice cake resembles. Locals in Vietnam usually graze all day, and Banh Beo can be one of many small meals that they eat. You will find Banh Beo made by many street vendors in Vietnam, but the best ones are the vendors who solely make this dish, who have been making it for many years, and who make you sit on small plastic stools that threaten to break at any given moment.

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