Flights From Beijing To Ho Chi Minh City & Yummiest Desserts
Vietnamese desserts, with a variety in tastes, healthy ingredients and fragrant smells, are always loved by not only Vietnamese people but also travelers from around the world. Below are some useful information about flights from Beijing to Ho Chi Minh City and the best desserts in Saigon.
Getting from Beijing to Ho Chi Minh City
Flights from Beijing to Ho Chi Minh City cost you around $211 and the flight duration is approximately 5 hours and 58 minutes. February is the time when you can find many cheap flights from Beijing to Ho Chi Minh City.
Cambodia Angkor Air – the first airline getting IATA Operation Safety Audit certificate in Cambodia, frequently offers the best deals for flights from Beijing to Ho Chi Minh City. Currently you can find on its website cheap flights from Beijing to Ho Chi Minh City with one stop at Siem Reap only from 900 CNY (equivalent to $137). The promotions are valid until 31 March 2018.
Must-try desserts in Saigon
Chè (Vietnamese Sweet Soup)
Chè is a delightful mixture of sweet and savory flavors. This traditional dessert is made with a variety of ingredients such as beans, seeds, jellies, fruits, coconut milk, glutinous rice and tapioca. These will be dropped in a sweetened soup and served in a bowl or plastic cup. Chè is usually sold as a dessert in restaurants or at stalls along the roadside.
Bánh Da Lợn (Steamed Layer Cake)
This neon-green dessert is made by steaming layers of tapioca starch, rice flour, coconut milk, mashed mung bean paste (can be mixed with durian), along with a few other ingredients, depending on the flavor of the cake. Bánh da lợn will have a gorgeous neon-green when it is added with pandan juice, while taro will make the cake has a lovely purple.
Rau Câu Dừa (Coconut Jelly)
Rau câu dừa is simply coconut jelly in a coconut shell. This very delicious and refreshing dessert is made from agar-agar (a seaweed by-product, similar to gelatin), coconut juice and coconut milk. In the end, coconut jelly will have 2 parts with the bottom layer made from fresh coconut juice and the top layer is covered with coconut milk. It is best to enjoy the dessert chilled.
Sâm Bổ Lượng (Ching Bo Leung)
Sâm bổ lượng is a sweet, cold soup originated from China. This dessert contains many healthy ingredients such as dried longan, Job’s tears (or coix seeds), lotus seeds, phổ tai (a type of seaweed), red jujubes, raisins, and water, sugar and crushed ice. With the refreshing and light sweet taste, sâm bổ lượng will cool off your hot during summer days.