Vietnam’s 222 coconut-based recipes set world document

The Mekong Delta district of Ben Tre was recognized as boasting the world’s largest variety of meals made from coconut by World Records Union (Worldkings), 222.

On Monday, more than 55 cooks split into 11 groups participated in an occasion to procedure hundreds of coconut-based specials in Ben Tre to establish a globe document in celebration of the 200th wedding anniversary of the birth of the Vietnamese cultural celebrity Nguyen Dinh Chieu (1822-1888), whose home town was Ben Tre.

The specials are made from various parts of the coconut tree, consisting of coconut hand heart, shredded coconut, desiccated coconut, coconut milk, coconut water and also grew coconut.

Nguyen Thi Be Muoi, vice chairwoman of Ben Tre, said this was a terrific pride of Ben Tre people as well as the world record helps to promote its society as well as tourism image to global visitors.

Currently, Ben Tre is well known as Vietnam’s coconut resources and has greater than 200,000 families expanding coconuts, accounting for regarding 2 thirds of the total variety of homes in the district.

Ben Tre boasts the biggest coconut-growing area in the nation at 74,000 hectares (182,800 acres).