The dry Squid is chosen with the soft one, which is easy to soak. The one is soaked with sugar, fresh tamarind, chili and fish sauce, pushed onto the simmer fire, and mixed many times to soak these spices more. Speaking simply, but none of people knows the way to cook it well. Soaking the Squid thoroughly, being non – toughed, being non – softened are Nha Trang’s unique secrets of processing. If there is so much cooking time, the Squid will be smelled badly and not soaked well. So, people have an experience watching the fire in right way, there is enough time to soak the Squid into spices and to have the crispy, quite tough level as eating.
The simmering Squid on the top Ba rock is not served to eat so all tourists have to prepare. The simmering Squid at Dam market – Nha Trang is one of tourist’s choices. The simmering Squid can be used as a dish, eaten with picked onion, procession at the same as using the dry shrimp in the Western region on Lunar Year days. We can use the simmering Squid to eat with rice, as well as herbs, cucumber, etc. The sour, sweet, salty flavor of the dish is merged with each other to create the special taste to stimulate guest’s senses. Eating with rice, people find it delicious to eat without being fed up with. A cold night at at an altitude of 1,500 meters, you are still conscious to taste the simmering Squid at Dam market and drink wine nearing the fire, etc is excellent.