Bun oc, an authentic Hanoi dish

Bun oc (snail vermicelli soup) is an iconic dish of Hanoi which any visitor to the capital city should try.

The clear, sweet and lightly sour broth mixed with the great greasy taste and crunchiness of the snails creates a perfect harmony for the dish (Photo: VNA)

The clear, sweet and lightly sour broth mixed with the great greasy taste and crunchiness of the snails creates a perfect harmony for the dish (Photo: VNA)

The dish also appeared several times on CNN as a favorite street food of the capital city (Photo: VNA)

The dish also appeared several times on CNN as a favorite street food of the capital city (Photo: VNA)

To make a proper bowl of bun oc with the right flavor, a cook must choose good snails and seasoning for the broth, as well as fresh vermicelli (Photo: VNA)

To make a proper bowl of bun oc with the right flavor, a cook must choose good snails and seasoning for the broth, as well as fresh vermicelli (Photo: VNA)

 
A bowl of bun oc, which has fresh vermicelli topped with snail meat, green onion and shiso, and served with chili and bean sprouts, has become a sweet memory for Hanoians who live away from their homeland (Photo: VNA)

A bowl of bun oc, which has fresh vermicelli topped with snail meat, green onion and shiso, and served with chili and bean sprouts, has become a sweet memory for Hanoians who live away from their homeland (Photo: VNA)

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