Husband and Wife cake (or called Xu Xe cakes) is Traditional Vietnamese food. According to legend, the name of the cake is determined by king Ly Anh Tong. In the legend, when the king Ly Anh Tong fights, his wife bakes a cake to send her love to him. The King ate and feel well, he thought of husband and wife’s love, so he was named this cake is Husband and wife cake. Just because the name, therefore Husband and Wife cake are tied in pairs, represents the steadfast and faithful of husband and wife.
Husband and wife cake is a specialty popular of Traditional Vietnamese food. This cake is in many places, but mostly in Dinh Bang village of Bac Ninh province, where keeping tradition of Husband and wife cake. In many places, people no longer see the yellow of Husband and wife cake anymore, but instead it is red, white square but round, soft, delicious ... and still contained in the notion of faithful message sent to the couple on their wedding days.
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