When talking about Phu Tho specialties, the first thing to mention is sour meat. This is a specialty dish of the Muong ethnic group in the Thanh Son area, Phu Tho province. The main ingredient to make this dish is pork that is naturally grazed and roasted.
The meat to make this sour meat dish must be bacon and lean shoulder meat, which is fermented according to a special recipe of the Muong people. Sour meat is a unique dish, strange, but very easy to eat can be easily combined with many different dishes.
Sour meat is often served with some raw vegetables such as guava leaves, clove leaves, fig leaves, etc. This is a great dish on the drinking table with a few bottles of cold beer.