On the trip to Nghia Lo, Muong Lo, Yen Bai, one of the things that makes visitors extremely enjoy the community tour with its unique style is to help visitors learn about the cuisine floor. Visitors not only enjoy the delicious food, strange mouth, is the product of mountains and forests, but also contemplate the philosophy of human life of ethnic people in the Northwest highlands, through the sweet words, deep of the Thai women Muong Lo.
Coming to Muong Lo, visitors can not go to the family of Mrs. Luong Thi Chung, Chao Ha I village, Nghia Loi commune, Nghia Lo town, is famous for doing community tours with the tour community “Cuisine on the floor”. Chung said: “Tay Bac people are very talented in food processing. The forest of the mountain is hand painted by the female soul and suddenly added flavor. Foreigners are very excited before eating and hear about raw materials, how to prepare dishes and “legend” culture in each dish.
Realistically, the needs of tourists to the Northwest is to explore the ethnic cultural identity of the highlanders. Chung’s family has focused on preserving and preserving the Thai cultural identity, Set up family spaces bearing bold national cultural identities; Especially the stilt house. She has “menu” processing traditional dishes of the nation such as: Pa puc blisters, buffalo meat, grilled meat, vegetables, vegetables, sticky rice. Chung introduced himself to the tourists with each dish. The sticky rice which is used as raw material is delicious. This dish has Tu Le sticky (Van Chan, Yen Bai) to cook the best.
Thai ethnic people pick up rice with water soaked leaves to have the blue, red, yellow … The sticky rice is like the land and sky with the meaning of yin and yang harmony, carrying bags of dreams, aspirations. Grilled chicken is always chicken to jump, this is the most fat chicken that is soft. Grilled chicken is also unique, the chicken is clean, ginger, lemongrass, fragrant leaves, nuts (mák khen – Thai) and then grilled charcoal. The secret is when the grill must be both smoothly hand and fan, occasionally use chicken feather grease on the chicken body, so the new chicken is ripe, yellow and aromatic. “This is the dish used to treat the guests and you are the guest of my family today,” Chung said.
Vegetables are also introduced to Chung as equally attractive. Sweet and sweet vegetables. Wild banana leaves. Moss stone soup or mixed spices and then baked are extremely attractive. The soup is cooked or fried sweet and sweet. Moss and flowers are two traditional Thai dishes used in the wedding ceremony, carrying both the love story and warmth and happiness of the Thai people. Every guest of the West to applaud, nodded “ok, ok”. Thanks to that, the tourist destination of her family is increasingly attracting many tourists. Every year, her family has welcomed more than 400 domestic and foreign tourists.
In Nghia An village, Nghia Lo town, people know that Hoang Thi Phuong’s family is one of the first households to do community tourism. Phuong also invested in renovating his house on stilts. Not to invest in modern closed rooms like the hotel, her family only buys mattress blankets, spread right down to the floor to guests. She said, go to many places, refer to many ways to do tourism in and outside the country, they also grasp the needs of tourists is to be in harmony with nature, learn the daily life of local people.
Ms. Phuong said that the tourist season is from September to the Lunar New Year. Tourists like to work with family, like to learn the culture of the Thai people. Therefore, tourists after discovering the architecture of stilt houses, villages, traditional weaving, daily labor life, the end of the day will enjoy the ethnic food with the family. A simple meal but each visitor will feel the warm atmosphere, the crystallization of the essence of the Northwest forest and the hands of talented and open heart of the Northwest, simple, warm and proud. flower.
The story of the Thai women standing out as community tourism was no stranger to Muong Lo. Particularly in Nghia Loi commune, 13 women in Sa Ren and Chao Ha 1 villages registered to implement the project “Building community tourism model associated with poverty reduction and building new rural areas” with a total budget of 260 million dong. The households that are in the project area are the basic households that keep intact the cultural identity in the life and architecture of Thai Nghia Lo – Muong Lo ethnic group, have knowledge of tourism and wish to travel.
In addition, the floor of the household must have an area of 70-150m2, spacious campus, garden ponds, fish ponds, and fresh space to support investment in auxiliary items to serve the calendar. Participants in the project have restored the development of traditional crafts such as brocade weaving, rattan and bamboo making, making ethnic musical instruments; to teach the food processing of ethnic Thai, and creating products to serve the needs of tourists.
Capture the “potential” of the project “Build community tourism model associated with poverty reduction and new rural construction,” Ms. Dieu Thi Thai, in Sa Ren village, Nghia Loi commune boldly invest 30 million of monks repaired the stilt house of the family in accordance with the prototype of the traditional stilt house. The house has 3 compartments, exquisite decorations on windowsills, on sawn planks
In addition, the floor of the household must have an area of 70-150m2, spacious campus, garden ponds, fish ponds, fresh space to support investment in auxiliary items to serve calendar. Participants in the project have restored the development of traditional crafts such as brocade weaving, rattan and bamboo making, making ethnic musical instruments; to teach the food processing of ethnic Thai, to create products to serve the needs of tourists.
Capture the “potential” of the project “Build community tourism model associated with poverty reduction and new rural construction,” Ms. Dieu Thi Thai, in Sa Ren village, Nghia Loi commune boldly invest 30 million of monks repaired the stilt house of the family in accordance with the prototype of the traditional stilt house. The house has 3 compartments, exquisite decorations on the windowsill, on the sawn planks that make a window, on the “black elk” of the Black Thai.
According to Ms. Dieu Thi Thai, the floor of the ancient Thai people have two fire. “Funeral” stove for the elderly, “chan chan” main kitchen for women and housework. This also became the criterion of the beauty of the Thai Muong Lo stilt house. Along with that, her family investment in bathing, sanitation, investment facilities such as beds to accommodate tourists.
It is difficult to tell if you have not come to Muong Lo, to hear the songs (all over the hot pot – Thai), to eat a characteristic meal of the Thai people and mixed with the playfulness. The sex of bouncing up with the mysterious forest. All resonance, sublimation gives visitors the moment of pleasure. What remains of each traveler when coming to Muong Lo is the image of the Thai women “lining the back of the bee” sure, confident, creative in the way to do community tourism and enrich the family. family, homeland, just keep the traditional culture of Thai Muong Lo.