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Bánh giầy

Bánh giầy

Bánh giầy (it can also be written as[1][2] written as bánh dầy or bánh dày) is a Vietnamese traditional cake. Bánh giầy is a white, flat, and round glutinous rice cake. They are wrapped in cut pieces of banana leaves. They are usually served with a type of Vietnamese sausage chả lụa.[3] Bánh giầy can be fried to a thin crispy golden crust or be eaten with chả lụa. Another variation is called "bánh giầy đậu", where ground boiled mung bean (đậu xanh) - salted or sweetened - is stuffed inside. It is very similar to another Asian glutinous rice cake like Japanese mochi, Korean tteok or Chinese lo mai chi.

References

  1. ^ "Bánh giầy" hay "bánh dầy"? ["Bánh giầy" or "bánh dầy"?], Tuổi Trẻ Online, 16 April 2008
  2. ^ Lỗi chính tả tại lễ hội Đền Hùng [Spelling error at Hung Kings' Festival], VnExpress, 20 April 2010. Citation: "GS.TS Nguyễn Đức Tồn, Viện trưởng Viện Ngôn ngữ học cho biết, chỉ duy nhất cách viết "bánh chưng", "bánh giầy" là đúng, không có biến thể hay cách viết tương tự." [Nguyen Duc Ton, Head of the Institute of Linguistics [Vietnam] says, the correct spellings are "bánh chưng", "bánh giầy"; there is no variation or similar spellings.]
  3. ^ Đình Hoà Nguyễn - From the City Inside the Red River -1999 Page 16, the glutinous rice cakes (bánh giầy) from Quan Ganh, ...