Synopses & Reviews
The Banh mi, quintessential street food from Vietnam, is experiencing its moment in the sun. Already a fixture (and foodie favorite) in culinary cities across the US, the Banh mi is now poised to break out into the mainstream of American food culture. This book — the only book dedicated solely to Banh mi — will offer readers the history and techniques behind this stellar sandwich, along with 100 recipes including vegetarian and vegan offerings, and recipes for pickled vegetables, condiments, and sauces.
The quintessential Vietnamese street food--in your own home
Indulge in the intoxicating aroma and exotic taste of a freshly baked baguette topped with savory pork, bright cilantro, and thin strips of pickled carrots and daikon. With Banh Mi, you can enjoy these flavorful Vietnamese sandwiches without ever having to step out of your home. From vegetarian options to meat-filled sandwiches, this book will provide you with step-by-step instructions for creating 75 delicious banh mi recipes, including:
- Spicy eggplant tofu
- Vietnamese-style chicken curry
- Char siu barbecue pork
- Mango grilled shrimp
Complete with recipes for classic Vietnamese pickled condiments, flavorful sauces, fresh baked breads, and classic sides, Banh Mi brings the essential tastes of true Vietnamese cuisine into your kitchen
About the Author
Jacqueline Pham was born in Paris, France, to Vietnamese parents, and was exposed to both cultures and cuisines from an early age. When she moved to the United States, she started PhamFatale.com as a way to interact with other foodies who share her passion for gourmet cooking and international culture.
Jackie has experience developing, testing, and photographing recipes for food manufacturing, and through her connections, has had the opportunity to cook for a Nobel laureate, several Fortune 100 executives, a former US ambassador to the UN, and even a famous Hollywood actor!