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Thịt bò nướng lá lốt ("grilled beef, in lolot leaf") or thịt bò lá lốt ("beef, leaf of lolot"), bò nướng lá lốt is a dish consisting of Vietnamese beef in lolot leaves, which are called "betel" leaves by some English magazines. The leaves smell spicy but have a medicinal taste.[1] The food is often served or sold at barbecues.[2]

In Southern Vietnam, the lolot leaf is also called "Lá lốp".

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  1. ^ Sami Scripter, Sheng Yang - Cooking from the Heart: The Hmong Kitchen in America-2009 Page 40 "Sometimes called pepper leaf or wild betel, this shrubby vine has heart-shaped leaves that smell spicy but taste medicinal. It is found in Asian markets labeled with its Vietnamese name, lá lốt."
  2. ^ Pauline Nguyen, Luke Nguyen, Mark Jensen - Secrets of the Red Lantern: Stories and Vietnamese Recipes 2008 -Page 126 "Our barbecues offered beef wrapped in betel leaf,"

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