Being one of the best tourist traps when it comes to Danang city or Hoian (Quang Nam), Cham islet is favored by the majority of visitors due to its wild beach, lustrous scenery. Besides, it is also known to be the paradise of seafood that travellers must not miss.
The first place comes to one sun-dried squid which Cham islet offers a wide range that tourists can be free to choose the one they like. One sun-dried squid is those which are caught right from the ocean and dry out under the sun only for one time. This technique is ideal to reduce the water inside squids in order to get rid of the fishy smell. Only being dried for one time in the sun will still remain the freshness of the marine creatures while also bring the taste of dried food into it. This sound quite easy but the technique requires a lot of efforts and skills that to make sure the outside of the squid is dry but the meat inside demands to be fresh. This will ensure the meat to be tender, sweet and smell great. It is not fishy like fresh squid and not too dry and hard as dried squids. Normally, this specialty is bought and grilled right at the food stall on the beach and tourists can enjoy the food and contemplate the gorgeous sights of the islet at the same time. Vietnam holidays
The rock crab is another amazing dish that anyone who visits the islet has to try at least once. The interesting thing about this kind of crabs is that they eat grass and greens on the mountain, therefore, their meat tastes great and smells attracting without being fishy like other types of crabs. These crabs should be steamed to keep the flavor intact.
“Vu nang’ snail (snails which look like a breast shape) is not very popular in Cham islet as it is in Phu Quoc or Con Dao; however, it becomes a specialty of this area due to its strange name and its delicious flavor. Only the name of this snail can create curiosity for visitors, not to mention the great flavor it offers. Vu nang snail is normally served boiled or grilled with pepper, salt and a bit of lemon drop into the snail. Tasters will eat the entire thing including the delicate broth inside. The other dish is snail salad which is exceptional. The salad is made from special ingredients such as pig’s skin, pork, cucumbers, laksa leaves, basils, peanut, and other spices. It presents the best flavor when served with baked rice cake and ginger fish sauce which promises to blow your mind.
Abalone is considered to be a precious snail that is really hard to hunt for because abalones stick to corals deeply in the ocean area with high level of salt. According to Chinese tradition, abalone is seen to be one of the best dishes served to royal class along with shark’s fin. As a result, besides the incredible flavor it offers, abalone is obviously worth sampling once you have a chance to Cham islet.
Cham islet is also renowned for jungle vegetables. The interesting thing about Cham islet’s greens is that a plate of boiled veggies contains almost sixteen types of greens in the islet. The combination creates an incredible taste with a fabulous smell of all the vegetable on a dish. To be honest, it can be known to present the taste of Cham islet.
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