true ‘fusion’ food: Bánh mì sandwiches

Bánh mì sandwiches, if you’re not familiar, are a delicious Vietnamese sub that come with a variety of different fillings. What makes the Bánh mì unique (and fusion) is the use of French bread and pâté with traditional Vietnamese ingredients of pickled vegetables and meats. It’s interesting to think about how this sandwich came to exist through French-colonial influences in comparison to chefs who are now creating ‘fusion’ dishes in restaurants because ingredients are so readily available.

Learn more at Wikipedia and a recipe at ChopstickCinema.

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