Binh Phuoc cashew nuts (Hat dieu Binh Phuoc )
Anacardium occidentale in Binh Phuoc considerably helps Binh Phuoc’s ethnic minorities to eradicate hunger and alleviate poverty, bring in stable income, improve living conditions since it is not much difficult to be planted, it does not need a special kind of soil, it fits sloping topography, not much fertile, normally suffers from drought. Additionally, cashew nuts function as goods for export with remarkably economic value, attracting more foreign currencies.
Anacardium occidentale gives fruits yet its fruits are not as valuable as its nuts. These nuts stick to the bottom of fruits. When harvesting, seller split out fruits at the upper part.
Normally, cashew nuts are grilled by many local residents. Once being grilled, their covers are exploded and thrown out for a certain distance. And this really makes kids pleasant though grilling cashew nuts is much tough and result is also not much. Cashew nuts are also roasted with salt. This flavor is popularly enjoyed not only in Vietnam but also overseas.
Cashew nuts possess very special taste which can not be mixed up with any other dishes. Once biting cashew nuts, people immediately experience crispy taste. Cashew nuts also attract many people thanks to its fattiness.
It is really great to enjoy cashew nuts either separately or with other foods. Cashew nuts are used as either spice to prepare Asian or Western dishes or decoration of cakes especially girdle cakes whose surface is a layer of sugar, and then cashew nuts are evenly spread around cakes to make them more attractive.