(literally "rolled cake") is a dish from northern Vietnam. It is a
crêpe-like roll made from a thin, wide sheet of rice flour filled with
ground pork, minced wood ear mushroom, and other ingredients.
Left:A dish of
homemade bánh cuon.
Sides for this dish usually consist of Vietnamese pork
sausage and bean sprouts, with a dipping sauce.
The rice sheet in bánh cuon
is extremely thin and delicate. It is a light dish, and is generally eaten for
breakfast everywhere in Vietnam.