HOI AN SPICES AND HERBS

For decades, almost every doors in heritage town of Hoi An have got the 'eye'. They are usually wood-carved into variety shapes such as round, hexagon, octagon. All is made to dot the i's and cross the t's. Hoi An local call them 'mắt cửa' which means 'door eyes'

 


 

 

As the Eastern, I believe that our universe consisted of five basic elements( Metal- Water- Wood- Fire- Earth). According to this Five Element Theory, the Hoi An Spices Project applied these knowledge all along the process, from coloring the package out look, picking up the suitable spices.