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Tu Le young sticky rice flakes-a specialty in Yen Bai

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Tu Le is a commune in Van Chan district, the Northern mountainous province of Yen Bai. Locating in a valley surrounded by three mountains namely Khau Pha, Khau Than and Khau Song, the commune has long been well known for its sticky rice.


After being brayed, residents winnow grits from Com

After being brayed, residents winnow grits from Com

The specialty sticky rice is processed into com (young sticky rice flakes) with special flavor.

Tu Le young sticky rice flakes-a specialty in Yen Bai ảnh 1 Young sticky rice flakes season starts at the end of August and early September when rice fields begin to ripen
Tu Le young sticky rice flakes-a specialty in Yen Bai ảnh 2 Local residents make young sticky rice flakes to offer for sale along Highway 32
Tu Le young sticky rice flakes-a specialty in Yen Bai ảnh 3 Young sticky rice grains are pounded in a stone mortar
Tu Le young sticky rice flakes-a specialty in Yen Bai ảnh 4 Young sticky rice grains are pounded in a stone mortar
Tu Le young sticky rice flakes-a specialty in Yen Bai ảnh 5
Tu Le young sticky rice flakes-a specialty in Yen Bai ảnh 6 The woman winnows grits from rice grains after pounding
Tu Le young sticky rice flakes-a specialty in Yen Bai ảnh 7 Tu Le young sticky rice flakes-a specialty in Yen Bai ảnh 8
Tu Le young sticky rice flakes-a specialty in Yen Bai ảnh 9 Young sticky rice grains are pounded ten times on average to create a batch of com. Com is packed in phrynium to make it green and keep the scent of rice.
Tu Le young sticky rice flakes-a specialty in Yen Bai ảnh 10
Tu Le young sticky rice flakes-a specialty in Yen Bai ảnh 11 Young sticky rice flakes is sold at VND100,000 a kilogram

By Do Trung – Translated by Ngoc Thanh

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