More than 50 people "worked hard " nearly half a day to complete the "big" banh chung weighing 2.5 tons. This is a valuable gift to offer the National Assembly of Hung Kings on March 10 of the lunar calendar this year (2016).
On the afternoon of April 13, Dam Sen Cultural Park in Ho Chi Minh City organized a package of banh chung to make offerings to Hung Kings on 10.3 Lunar calendar.
More than 50 people participated in the work of "heavy" banh chung weighing up to 2.5 tons.
To make a terrible cake, it must go through many stages.In it, there is a stage to choose package materials including banana leaves and dong leaves.
The " artisans " participating in the "giant" banh chung package: They take many days to work.From stitches, wash banana leaves, leaves, cut meat, treat green beans . to the stage of making cakes, oven cooking bread.
Sticky rice seeds are shiny, evenly and must be thoroughly cleaned.
Green beans have a golden color that symbolizes the prosperity and prosperity.
"Crispy" banh chung with a weight of 2.5 tons, made from 1.2 tons of sticky rice, 300kg of green beans, 200kg of pork, 300kg of banana leaves and 50kg of dong leaves.
A huge cake mold is made and then arranged in alternating banana leaves into thick layers.
Next, spread a layer of background texture and then multiply it into the center.
Add each piece of cooked green beans.
Cover up the surface of the cake.
Finished products with an area of 2.6m 2 , 0.6m high must be moved by crane trucks.
" Crunchy " cake is placed on a "big" stove and pot.
As expected, this "giant" banh chung will be cooked for 70 hours.After offering offerings to Hung Vuong National Assembly, the cake will be cut to invite about 1,000 visitors to enjoy.