Hanoi in cold days, the good smelling of grilled corn and sweet potato in a corner of night street with yellow light makes many people feel fluttered…
Corn and sweet potato – the symbol of Hanoi’s winter
The winter is coming! The cold winds make Hanoi really enters the most romantic time in a year.
If the autumn is woken up by the smelling of young green sticky rice and milky flower, the winter is featured by the smelling of boiled corn and grilled sweet potato. This smelling appears in all streets, all small valley, making people cannot resist because it reminds a part of peaceful childhood in the bustling day.
Recalling the childhood
The fresh corns and brown sweet potato on the coal stove bring a strange warm feeling. Their good smelling seems to urge the customers to enjoy immediately. Enjoying the simple snacks is to wake up the childhood memory of anyone. They make the people living in the city remember the friends in the country.
Sitting on the sidewalk to eat corn and sweet potato with your pink cheek because of the hot coal is a simple hobby but make people remember forever. Just like that, the corn and sweet potato become in dispensable part of Hanoi’s winter.