The Chinese lady selling fried dough 43 years in Saigon alley

The fried dough of Mrs. Kim Ngoc still clings to many customers by the "original standard" of the dish for more than 40 years.

Located at the head of a small alley on Nguyen Thien Thuat Street (District 3), her fried dough has been attached to the city since 1974. In the afternoon, her old car was bustling with diners. The people who eat are also brought home. It is a dish of Chinese people, China, but no one knows fried flour "landed" in Saigon since when.

 

Diners compliment delicious dishes of Ms. Ngoc

Diners compliment delicious dishes of Ms. Ngoc

 

Every day,  Mrs.Ngoc always goes to the market to prepare raw material from early morning to 3:30 pm to clear out, sells until 11 pm night.

 

She said that in order to have a delicious piece of cake that is soft and not sticky, for a long time without hardening, the cake was taken from an original oven. Piece of cake thanks to the formula of baking esoteric that meet the above criteria.

 

In addition to the two main ingredients are chicken eggs and cakes, fried dough discs are attracted by the green of the scallion, the aroma of the grease by her hand made. The success of this dish is indispensable cup of soy sauce is mixed, with chilli sauce or fresh peppers depending on the individual taste and melon.

 

Anyone who comes here can talk to her because she is very friendly.

Anyone who comes here can talk to her because she is very friendly.

 

According to Mrs. Ngoc, because of the taste of the Saigon people that dishes have varied from the original. Tieu people will eat fried flour with salty soy sauce, do not mix with only a little vinegar and also do not eat with papaya pickled or pickled carrots.

 

Currently, Ngoc is still unmarried and lives with her grandchildren. Despite her age and degenerative diseases many years, every day she still pushes the car to the alley and starts the cleaning process.

 

She has been selling since 1974, only one place is this alley. “I do not feel bored because every day people talk ".Ngoc said.

 

Hot plate of fried dough is 22,000 VND

Hot plate of fried dough is 22,000 VND

 

Working repeatedly throughout the year but never thought she would quit. "There are also followers and likes, but must not be charming so not yet reached ...", the woman has two hair colours just fasts cake island cake, just sharing love story.

 

Visitors coming here will sit on a plastic chair in front of the car, next door is also added a table when it is crowded guests. This is probably also the point of the restaurant because guests eating will have to protect their car and many times because of crowded roads.