Bún ốc ("snail vermicelli soup") is a dish of Hanoi, Vietnam. Roasted snails, ốc luộc, may be eaten first as an appetizer. Snail congee is called cháo ốc, and canh ốc chuối đậu, is a thin snail soup with green banana, fried tofu and tía tô.
- ^ Thanh Nien Slimy scrumptious snails June 17, 2011 "Ốc luộc is a simple snack and can be considered the appetizer for a series of snail courses. After ốc luộc, my mother would cook snail and noodle soup, bún ốc, or a sort of snail porridge called cháo ốc, or canh ốc chuối đậu, which is a snail soup with green banana, fried tofu and tía tô (perilla leaves)"
- ^ Anthony Bourdain No Reservations: Around the World on an Empty Stomach 2007