Have you ever eat the ostrich meat? You should try to taste the biggest and fastest bird when you arrive in Nha Trang.
The ostrich, science name is Struthio camelus, it originated in Africa. they are called the camel bird because they look like the camel living in desert. The ostrich live in wild, the speed when they run is about 65 kilometer per hour, a man can ride on them. The short wing, long led and their fingernails helps ostrich run fast. Ostrich is the grass-eater, they do not have teeth, so they find the small stone and swallow them in order to digest the grass. The meat has a high value in commercial. It is as tough as meat of ox. The feather and skin is used in fine arts. 2000 USD for 1kg feather, 200 USD for raw feather. The skin costs 400USD per square meter. More than 50 countries raise ostrich for this commercial use. In average, 5 ostriches are processed in Khanh Viet company, it is quite not much. How can we eat ostrich’s meat? You should come to yang bay to taste the meat of ostrich. It’s famous eco-tourism place. You have to pay 80.000 to 150.000 for dishes. The liver of ostrich, which is in 3kilogram in weigh, processed in the steamed liver mixed with citronella and pepper.The leg can be processed in the food mixed with other spices. In Yang bay restaurant, there are more than 15 decorated dishes will attract the tourists. The meat is grilled in traditional way, it mixed papper, the ostrich’s meat fries with the flower called ‘thien ly’ ,It also has the food that the meat of ostrich is steamed in gourd, grilled in bamboo, The fresh bamboo, we put meat in it, add more coconut, spice and we grill them. The steamed pumpkin with sweetened meat. The restaurant thinks more dishes to attract more tourist such as the dish processed by green pepper, cari ostrich etc. But there is no dish calls bouillabaisse ostrich. Because the meat of ostrich looks like meat of ox, its cost 150.000 VND per 1 kg, therefore it is familiar with people living in Nha trang though somewhere still calls ostrich is the special food. If you think freely, someday the meat of ostrich is popular, we process the meat in food called pate ostrich or the dried meat ostrich.