After your happy and interesting trip to Da Nang, you want to buy some things as gifts to your friends or your relatives but still wonder what to buy. These will be some good recommendations for you- Top 5 gifts in Da Nang.

1. Tre ba De

The Hue, Quang Nam and Da Nang inhabitants have a particular kind of food named Tre, once considered as a dish for poor people. However, it is preferred by lots of people now because of its irresistible taste of spicy and sourness. Tre is made of pork from some parts such as pork ears, pork nose, pork bacon using fermentation method. Tre is normally served like an appetizer in daily meals as well as in parties. It is really tasty and is a dish for those who love beer or wine. Tre ba De has been long time famous throughout Vietnam and known as Da Nang special cuisine.

tré

Where to buy it: 81 or 77 Hai Phong St.

Price: 50,000 VND/10 packets

2. Kho Me cake – Cam Le sesame cake

Cam Le sesame cake is one of the specialities of Da Nang which is made of glutinous flour, rice flour, granulated sugar, ginger and sesames. The most famous place of making this cake is Cam Le village which lies in the suburb, about 6 km to the south of Da Nang city.

The cakes is soft with soft sugar, has well-exsiccated sesame and when shattered, the sugar must be like the flimsy yellow silk cords.

2. Cam Le sesame cake

Sesame cakes are often placed on the altars for those occasions such as the death celebration or Tet holiday. It is also a good gift for friends and relatives as well when traveling to Da Nang.

You can buy Cam Le sesame cake at Han market, Con market or specialities markets in city.

The most famous brand is Kho Me Ba Lieu. The price is about 25,000 VND/ packet

3. Nam O fish sauce

Fish sauce is very popular in Viet Nam with various kinds. Unlike the other kinds of fish sauce, Nam O fish sauce which is made in Nam O fishing village produces unique fish sauce from only long–jawed anchovy. The fish to make the sauce are preserved in Ca Na salt which is taken form Ca Na beach in NinhThuan. The grains of salts there are bigger than other kinds of salt, dried on a cement floor for five or seven days and kept in pottery vats for some years before being used. Therefore, Nam O fish sauce is dark red and had a delicious aroma.

The fish must be fresh and are cleaned in sea water instead of fresh water to maintain its smell during long time of preservation. The vats must be made from special woods like jackfruit wood. At the beginning of the lunar new year, the preserved mixture is filtered through a piece of silk. Then we have dark red fish sauce with a good flavour. That what make Nam O fish sauce special.

3. Nam O fish sauce

 

Sesame cakes are often placed on the altars for those occasions such as the death celebration or Tet holiday. It is also a good gift for friends and relatives as well when traveling to Da Nang.

You can buy Cam Le sesame cake at Han market, Con market or specialities markets in city.

The most famous brand is Kho Me Ba Lieu. The price is about 25,000 VND/ packet

15,000 VND/ 1 litre – bottle (No.3)

4. Ready for sale

If you want to know how to make best Vietnamese fish sauce, watch this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fUu0l6_60U

4. Cha bo – Beef roll

Cha bo (beef roll) is a delicious specialty which ensures quality of Da Nang city and be well known throughout the country and abroad.

The best cha bo is made in Da Nang city which is extremely tasty, healthy, free from preservative and alum. You will find distinctive aroma of cha bo when it is cut increasing the feeling of attractive. The beef roll sliced is reddish, slightly sweet but also crisp and tough.

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Cha bo is made of 100 percent of fresh beef which is taken from beef shank. It is used to be eaten with pickled vegetables, fermented pork roll,…and served like an appetizer in parties as well as the stuff to eat along while drinking beer or rice wine. It is combined in bread or beef porridge as well

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Cha Bo is worthy a gift made of Da Nang or Quang Nam people for you to send to your beloved ones.

Where to buy Cha bo:

MsHuong: 04 Hoang Dieu St.

MsLoc: 04 Tran BinhTrong Str.

Sai Doi – 106/2 Ngo GiaTu St.

Price: 280,000/kg

5. My Khe seaweed

My Khe beach is not just famous for its beauty but for its natural product as well. It is home to the kind of algae such as gold seaweed, propeller seaweed which have high export value.

My Khe seaweed is also a gift you should buy when coming to Danang. It is long, brittle and green which can be made into delicious dishes such as salad, soup, etc.

You can buy My Khe seaweed at Han market, Con market or specialities market in city.

Price: 300,000 VND/ 500 gr.

7. Green seaweed

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