The Luu Bao craft village of steamed rice pancakes and griddle-cakes was founded in the late 15th century. Its traditional craft has been preserved through generations.
Luu Bao steamed rice pancakes and griddle-cakes are highly favored in and around Hue City for their good flavor, low price, and reliable food hygiene.
Mrs. Ton Nu Thi Nhon has over 20 years of experience making steamed rice pancakes and griddle-cakes.
There are currently 62 households in the village who specialize in making steamed rice pancakes and griddle-cakes. This is 36% of the village’s population.
Luu Bao specialties are distributed to many markets in Hue, including Dong Ba and Tay Loc, and to neighboring provinces.
Steamed rice pancakes right out of the steamer are ready to eat, whereas griddle-cakes are sun-dried for 3 hours after cooking.
The price of a griddle-cake is US$0.04 to 0.13. Steamed rice pancakes are US$0.66 to 0.88 per serving.