The “queen” bakery in Hoi An is praised by many foreign guests as the best in the world

The bakery that is most popular with foreign tourists in Hoi An is called Madam Khanh.

It probably doesn’t need much introduction because Vietnamese bread has created a great resonance in the world for many years. The combination of crispy bread on the outside and rich ingredients inside has conquered the taste buds of many people, especially foreign tourists, making anyone who comes to Vietnam want to try it.

Recently, Rose – a British female travel blogger spent 3 months traveling from North to South to enjoy all the bread at famous shops with the aim of finding the best place. According to Rose, all the bread she tried were very delicious, but the flavor that made her love the most was the “queen” bread Madam Khanh. In Hoi An, Madam Khanh bread is a “famous” name, always present in the culinary guide of tourists and constantly appearing in international media with “winged” compliments.

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Blogger Rose ate 4 loaves of Madam Khanh bread in just one evening (Photo: Rose)

The nearly 40-year-old bakery is called “The Banh mi Queen”

Surely when hearing the name Madam Khanh, many people will think that the owner of the bakery is named Khanh. But in fact, the owner of this popular bakery is Mrs. Nguyen Thi Loc, who is more than 80 years old this year. Because Mr. Khanh – Ms. Loc’s husband often help sell, the foreign customers who come to buy are known as Madam Khanh. Later, Madam Khanh was also used as the name of the shop and became its own brand until now.

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Nguyen Thi Loc has opened Madam Khanh bakery for nearly 40 years (Photo: @normaltus)

Thanks to its unique taste and constantly receiving “rain” of compliments from foreign tourists, Madam Khanh bread is also named “The Banh Mi Queen” by the world-famous travel website TripAdvisor. bread).

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Although the name sounds very “cry”, Madam Khanh bread is just a popular shop located quite far from the old town. The space is only a few tens of square meters, enough for a glass cabinet to store ingredients in front and a few sets of tables and chairs inside the house for guests to sit back. However, Madam Khanh’s bread is still crowded with customers every day, because everyone who comes to Hoi An old town wants to enjoy the delicious bread here.

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Although it is only a small shop, Madam Khanh bread attracts a lot of foreign customers (Photo: @andreltt, @twowicky)

Using homemade ingredients according to traditional recipes

It is not natural that Madam Khanh bread has impressed many visitors, all thanks to its attractive taste and meticulous processing. The filling is carefully prepared, and most of the ingredients such as eggs, grilled meat, char siu, sausages, pate, rolls, sauces, etc., are all hand-made by Mrs. Loc’s family according to a close family recipe. 40 years. In addition, the bread is also made exclusively in a reputable oven, so it has a crispy crust, fragrant buttery smell and a thick softcore. Before reaching customers, the bread will be stuffed and re-baked on an old-fashioned charcoal oven to ensure heat.

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The bread filling here includes quite a few ingredients (Photo: @bebettina, @fapiou)

Not only that, anyone who has tried Madam Khanh bread will notice Mrs. Loc’s enthusiasm. In order to bring quality food, Ms. Loc always arranges the fillings in sequence, which is given first, which is given later so that when biting into, diners will clearly feel each layer of flavor. Currently, the restaurant’s menu has 5 bread dishes for diners to choose from, including mixed, vegetarian, pork – ham, chicken and fried egg.

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Impressively appearing in international media, foreign guests flocked to visit

Not only is it favored by foreign tourists as “the best bread in the world”, but in 2021, Madam Khanh’s bread will also excellently enter the top 50 best restaurants in Asia selected by the website theworlds50best.com.

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Madam Khanh bread is very popular with foreign tourists (Photo: @i.am.dahye, @justbogini, @tendergreen_)

Not only that, the famous Battle Trip program of KBS (Korea) also visited Madam Khanh bakery to record. In the show, the two experience characters, actors Jung Si Ah and Oh Hyun Kyung, were constantly admiring the delicious taste of bread and then had to order a few more loaves to enjoy.

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Two Korean female stars are also “falling in love” with the delicious taste of Madam Khanh’s bread

Although there is no luxurious or large space, Madam Khanh bakery still offers diners quality bread, full of fillings. If traveling in Hoi An, stop by Madam Khanh to feel the taste of “the best bread in the world”!

Madam Khanh bread

Address: 115 Tran Cao Van, Minh An Ward, City. Hoi An

Opening hours: 6:30am – 7:30pm

Price: 20k – 35k VND

Some other bakeries in Hoi An:

Phuong bread – 2B Phan Chu Trinh, Cam Chau Ward, City. Hoi An

Co Lanh Bread – 430 Cua Dai, Cam Chau Ward, City. Hoi An

Bich bread – 51 Phan Chu Trinh, Minh An Ward, City. Hoi An

Old Quarter Bread – Le Loi 4 intersection – Tran Hung Dao, Minh An Ward, City. Hoi An

Fried bread – 88 Thai Phien, Minh An Ward, City. Hoi An