Speaking of wild banana flowers, many people have felt the familiar affinity, which are typical of the Northwestern mountains. The wild banana flowers bloom a bright red color when they, and the Northwestern forests wake up after a long sleep during winter. Among the swathes, sometimes the bright red flowers appear as light sparks of the forests. There are many different kinds of wild banana flower, the first one is bright red and it just used for decoration, the second one is bright purple and can be processed into food.
When the day of cold, biting wind and dried up through away, the spring rains come to irrigate the trees, fields, fields in the mountains. The forest land becomes soft and spongy, the weather begins to warm up. The Sat bamboo shoot forest (the tree which are relating to the bamboo, small body very straight) Lao Cai as awakening after a long sleep: fresh and energetic. A few days later, the Sat bamboo shoots are full of springing simultaneously, nipping in the bud. The Lao Cai Sat bamboo shoot are enter the season.
The Don vegetables is a specific food, the original forest gift of the highland ethnic minorities people in many areas of the country. The Giay people called piec cut, the Thai people called "pac cut" it look like the fern but big body, the leaf canopy is wider, green as grass.
The greasy of palm, the plastic sweet taste of the field sticky rice adhere to create a popular food, having aromatic flavour eating and drinking of the ancient Tay people is still passing from generation to generation. Simple processing, not finical, but this is one of the special eating and drinking culture of the Tay in Nam Luong area (Nghia Đô commune, Bao Yen district)
A real life trip to the Ban Ho community, the village of the Tay ethnic group in Sa Pa. We had the opportunity to explore the customs and traditions of the local people. One of the most impressive things for us is the five-colored sticky rice. The colors are as beautiful as a rainbow.