Banh gio, a popular northern dish made from rice flour and pork is packaged in banana leaves.
Banh tro or banh gio are made of sticky rice, soaked into a mixture of xoan pit ashes and water, served with molasses. People from the
Leaf-covered cakes are so popular because they are well suited to local conditions. Leaves provide a container in which certain foods may be cooked. They also help to preserve the food, forming a barrier from dirt and mold