Vietnamese caramel shrimp Banh Mi-- A Bánh mì sandwich is a Vietnamese sandwich typically consisting of pickled carrots, cucumbers and cilantro, chilies, pâté, mayonnaise and meat all wrapped up in a baguette made from both wheat and rice flour.
Pork and Pâté Vietnamese Sandwich - Banh Mi (Makes: 10 to 15 servings as an hors d'oeuvre) : : : The baguette, mayo, and pork may be borrowed from French cuisine, but the addition of jalapeños and cilantro makes this decidedly Vietnamese fare.
“Your family is so lucky, they probably get the best dinners every night!” That’s often the reaction I get when people find out what I do. I can’t help be wildly bemused when I hear such an assumption. I don’t challenge the first part, they are lucky, but the second clause can’t be further from real