Cap Nach Pigs

At the fair of Lao Cai, you can easily see local people selling small pigs whose weight is less than 20kg so that people can put into the baskets, even put in the armpits. “Cap nach” pigs are special food of Sapa. They are not locked up but they had to find food by themselves. The food includes: trees in garden or forest, corn, cassava… Because they ought to adapt to the environment, the “Cap nach” pigs are healthy as wild animals.

 

Each pig is often feeding approximately 1 year. If there has good living conditions, the pig will bigger but less than 20 kg. The fair in Muong Hum, Sin Cheng, Bac Ha… has many “Cap nach” pigs. The restaurant or people in Lao Cai and some neighboring provinces often buy. The price per kilograms is a range of 100 - 120vnd. More and more people come to fair in order to buy  “Cap nach” pigs. With those pigs, local people can create many dishes which attract not only people in Sapa but also tourists. The dishes are grill, fried, steaming, etc.

See more

  • Ba Khia

    Traveling to Mekong Delta , you not only discovery the landscape with many interesting thing to do but also you can enjoy the local food here. Ba Khia is a speciality of...

  • Banh tam bi Bac Lieu

    There are many different places to sell banh tam bi but banh tam bi in Bac Lieu has an special taste that makes it become a famous food with both domestic and foreign...

  • Banh Beo (Bloating Fern-shaped cake)

    Referring to Hue , people think about Huong river, Ngu Binh mountain or historical architects of palaces and temples and Hue traditional food. Banh Beo Hue is quite...

  • Bun Mam

    Bun mam is a robust Vietnamese soup that’s packed with contrasting flavours, textures and colours. Pungent, fishy, sweet, sour, dark, vibrant, silky and crunchy, this...

  • Quai Vac cake

    Quai Vac cake has been existed for a long time and is sold along the streets in Phan Thiet . It is a rustic dish and delicious tasty. 

  • Banh trang nuong

    Banh trang nuong is a famous snack in Dalat that you should not miss when traveling to Dalat. The hot cake not only helps people dispel the cold in a Dalat’s night...

  • Bun Bo Hue

    As the name suggests, this dish is a noodle soup that comes from Hue —the former capital of Vietnam and bun bo Hue is one of the most famous food in the...

  • Bun Cha Ca Sua (Rice vermicelli with grilled fish and jellyfish)

    Your trip to  Nha Trang  wouldn’t be complete if you don’t try this kind of noodle soup. Not many people are fan of jellyfish but this is one of...

  • Nem nuong Dalat

    One of the most famous dishes in Dalat that you try is Nem nuong. If you have a chance to try once time, you will find another chance to try it again. 

  • Lau ca duoi (Sawfish hot pot)

    Sawfish hot pot has been considered as a famous specialty and represented for Vung Tau cuisine. Sawfish is very delicious and strange that makes tourist can’t forget if...

Most popular tours

Business info

  • Vietnam Local Guide

  • Address: 18th Floor, VTC Online Tower, 18 Tam Trinh Str.,Hai Ba Trung Dist., Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Email: info@vietnamguider.com
  • Phone: (+84) 0904989890
  • Hotline: (+84) 0904989890