Bánh pía

Bánh Bía
Durian flavored mooncake
Alternative names Bánh bía, bánh lột da, bánh bao chi
Type Pastry
Place of origin Vietnam
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Bánh bía, sometimes spelled bánh pía, is a type of Vietnamese cuisine bánh. A Suzhou style mooncake adapted from Teochew cuisine. The Vietnamese name comes from the Teochew word for pastry, "pia". In Saigon, the pastry is called “bánh bía” while in Sóc Trăng and Vũng Thơm it is known by "bánh Pía". Some Vietnamese call it bánh lột da, which translates to "peeling flakes pastry", and those from the Bến Tre region call it bánh bao chi, which is the name for Mochi elsewhere in Vietnam.[1] Popular fillings include durian, shredded pork fat, salted egg yolk, mung bean paste, taro and coconut.


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