Being a peaceful island cluster, Cu Lao Cham always welcomes visitors by the sound of sea waves, long white sand, and smooth clear sea. A trip to Cu Lao Cham will leave an unforgettable memory in the hearts of tourists, especially to enjoy Cu Lao Cham specialties. Although they are very wild for the locals, specialty in there is really wonderful, rare and hard to find, or even an island for tourists. Therefore, the post will introduce the best foods to eat when visiting Cu Lao Cham.
1 Stone crab
The popular dish of Cu Lao Cham that everyone would like to taste once is a stone crab. It is called stone crabs because it lives in mountain caves. The crabs here eat grass on the mountain and drink early morning water, so the crab meat is very sweet, tough, and fast and does not taste like sea crab normally. According to the experience of the people on the island, stone crab washed and left whole processing, eating will be better. The simplest dish from this crab is baked and steamed beer, more sophisticated can be sautéed or roasted salt. If baked on charcoal with no spices, ripe crabs have smell sweet. People of the island also say rock crab is a drug, when eaten in the delicious and strange mouth, the spirit of extraordinary pleasure. In addition to the breeze of the sea breeze which will make the taste in each piece of crab meat increased multiples. Therefore, the stone crab has long been the “king” of Cu Lao Cham cuisine. Therefore, you do not miss this rock crab, if not when going back to the land, you will be very sorry.
2 A sunny squid
The sun-dried squid in Cu Lao Cham is specially processed. The sun-drying toner for less tinged smell, the outside is dry but the inside still ensures the freshness of the squid. When you eat, you just feel the freshness of the squid, and see the whole dry taste. Cu Lao Cham has a variety of species such as squid, octopus and etc. but people often make fresh squid and catch fish to make a ton of sunshine fragrant. Furthermore, Making a sun-dried squid is not difficult but requires meticulous, careful grilling on a small fire and do not let the fire too old. When the squid turns yellow, the scent rises as the ink rises. The sweet, soft sweet sponge mixed with the pungent smell of hot chili pepper “sniff” very interesting.
When visiting Cu Lao Cham, you will have a chance to enjoy the new fresh fish abalone caught on the beach, the windswept cage is nothing great. Abalone is one of the rare species of snails, known by many names as snails (due to the 9 holes) or the eardrum (due to the shape of the ear).
These snails often cling to coral reefs in high salinity water so it is difficult to detect. Therefore, in order to catch abalone, experienced fishermen have to dive deep into the sea and it is difficult to separate them from the rocks. Therefore, abalone is a lot of visitors love and look to buy to enjoy. Abalone caught or bought to look at any child has a thick round body, full meat, the same, just washed sandy soil, no need to soak the waste as other types of snails, to cook immediately to retain. They have nutritional value. The abalone meat is made into a variety of attractive and tasty dishes that no other seafood can match. Fresh abalone can be processed into many dishes such as boiled, steamed, and fried depending on the taste of customers.
Besides famous seafood, when visiting there, tourists will have a chance to enjoy traditional foods in there with cheap price and unforgettable taste.