Banh mi ( Vietnamese sandwich) is not only a favorite dish in Vietnam but also around the World. Today, Banh mi Long Hoi will introduce you the most world-famous breads through the article below.
1.Banh mi (Vietnamese sandwich)
Vietnamese sandwich is also called Banh mi in Oxford dictionary. It is derived from French baguette and brought into Vietnam about a century ago. It is said that Banh mi has been in Vietnam for about 150 years and it spreads throughout the North, Central and South and became an indispensable dish for Vietnamese people.
Banh mi are varied depending on each regions, with different types of fillings. Banh mi are 30-40cm length, crisp crust and soft, airy texture.
A typical Vietnamese roll or sandwich is a fusion of meats and vegetables from native Vietnamese cuisine such as chả lụa (pork sausage), coriander leaf, cucumber, pickled carrots, and pickled daikon combined with condiments from French cuisine such as pate, along with red chili and mayonaise. However, a wide variety of pupular fillings are used, from xíu mại (a Chinese cuisine) to different kinds of sauces. In Vietnam, bread rolls and sandwiches are typically eaten for breakfast or as a snack. … the price of banh mi is very affordable, so eveyone can enjoy it. It ranges from 10,000 – 50,000 VND.
In Vietnam, you can see Banh mi everywhere on the streets. If you are in Hanoi, you should try the very famous Banh mi in Banh Mi Long Hoi Store at No 1 Hang Dau Street.
2.Doner Kebab – Turkish sandwich
Doner Kebab is also known as Turkish sandwich. During the late 19th century under Ottoman Empire, in Bursa, a man discovered thin slices of grilled meat put in 2 slices of bread. Since then, Doner Kebab has gradually become popular. Up to now, this dish has been popular around the World and even in Vietnam.
Turkish sandwich is very affordable, ranging from 15,000 – 30,000 VND in Vietnam. Some famous places selling Doner Kebab in Ho Chi Minh City is Sunrise Kebab, Ba Ngon Kebab, Kebaby,…
3.Meidanoche – Cuba
Meidanoche sandwiches, or Cuban-style sandwiches, originate from cafes serving Cuban workers in Tampa and Key West – the two places in Florida (USA) that Cubans originally immigrated. Gradually, the Cubans brought this dish to Miami and became popular everywhere.
A Cuban-style sandwich made with ham, roast pork, cheese, cucumber, mustard and even Italian sausage.
Bread has the original French name Brioche, later, when it was introduced to Vietnam, it was called chrysanthemum bread (Banh mi Hoa Cuc). This bread originates from the beautiful and romantic country of France.
Brioche is made in the form of a braided cake, long, soft, spongy cake, the crust is slightly yellow, the top is sprinkled with sesame and has a sweet scent from chrysanthemum, extremely attractive honey. The selling price of the cake ranges from 125,000 to 250,000 VND/piece.
In Vietnam, you can buy this type of bread at major supermarkets or online websites. Remember to choose reputable sellers to get the best quality products.
5 Baguette – France
Baguette in French means chopsticks or long stick. Baguette is also known as French bread. One of the most widely accepted theories is that French bread originated in Austria.
Accordingly, in the 18th century, France was ruled by King Louis XVI and his wife Antoinette (Austria). When she came to France to become queen, she brought the culinary influences of her homeland and from there, Baguette was introduced to France.
Baguette is usually 5-6cm wide, 3-4cm high but can be up to 1m long. They usually weigh about 250g, when eaten, the French often cut them in half, spread a layer of pate or cheese.
In the traditional French breakfast, people brush them with a layer of jam and then soak them in a cup of coffee or hot chocolate. A loaf of French baguette is sold for about 10,000 – 20,000 VND/loaf in Vietnam.
6. Jambon Beurre Bread – France
Jambon Beurre bread is also one of the most famous French breads, loved by many people and the are the pride of French cuisine. The origin of Jambon Beurre is still a question. Many theories suggest that this is the prototype of a popular breakfast that working people in France traditionally ordered in pubs for lunch or picnics.
The outstanding feature of the Jambon Beurre is that it is made from French ham, butter and crispy baguette. In other words, Jambon Beurre bread is a special variation of baguettes. Currently, this dish is not popular in Vietnam.
7. Kaya Toast Bread – Singapore
Kaya toast, also known as Kaya Toast, is a snack invented by Hainan (China) people and has become a famous dish of Singaporeans since 2000.
The white, rectangular Kaya Toast are baked by the chef on a charcoal stove and then spread a layer of kaya jam on the inside of the 2 layers. While the bread is still warm, add a thick layer of butter to slowly melt the butter.
The selling price of this type of bread at stores in Vietnam fluctuates around 100,000 VND/piece.
8 Mitrailette Bread – Belgium
Mitrailette bread, transliterated in French as “submachine gun”, is a dish that originated in Brussels – Belgium and became popular in Flanders, Wallonia and the Nord region of France.
Mitrailette bread is quite simple to make, they are stuffed with ingredients such as fried meat, potatoes, cabbage, cheese and a little sauce. It is because of their convenience and low cost that they become popular among students in Belgium. This type of bread is currently not popular in Vietnam, so there is no specific price.
9. Bauru Bread – Brazil
Bauru bread has its origin and name is taken from the name of Bauru – Brazil. This bread has a crispy crust, served with a filling made of beef, cucumber, mozzarella, oregano and tomato. The price for a Bauru bread in Brazil is about 25,000 VND.
10. Lobster Roll – USA
Lobster Roll bread is also known as Lobster bread because the indispensable ingredient for this bread is lobster. This is an indigenous dish that appeared for a long time in the state of Maine – which is famous for lobster in the US.
Lobster Roll bread with a fairly simple way of making, the outside is a bread with a crispy, golden crust. The inside is stuffed with lobster, salad and served with sauce.
A piece of Lobster Roll bread costs about 400,000 – 500,000 VND.
11 Bánh mì Francesinha – Bồ Đào Nha
Portugal’s famous Francesinha bread is inspired by French cuisine. After the fall of the Portuguese dictatorship in 1970, those who abandoned the António Salazar regime, many of them were French. Taking advantage of the Portuguese ingredients, one of them invented the Francesinha bread, Francesinha bread is made from sandwiches, cheese, ham, roast pork, fresh frankfurt, sausage, beef and sauce. All create a perfect recipe that contributes to making the dish famous around the world. Currently, Vietnam has not appeared this type of bread, so there is no information on where to sell as well as the price.
12 Katsu Sando Bread – Japan
Katsu Sando is a Japanese variation from sandwich when it was introduced to Japan in the 90s of the 19th century. The name Katsu Sando comes from 2 ingredients: deep-fried pork (Tonkatsu) and Sandoicchi cabbage known as Katsu-sando for short.
The outstanding Katsu Sando bread is made from the crust of a sandwich combined with a filling of deep-fried pork, cabbage and sauce. You can also come across a version of Katsu Sando bread with the filling replaced with fruit which is extremely attractive and delicious. This dish is sold in Japan and the US for about 100,000 – 150,000 VND.
13 Panini (or Panino) – Italy
Panini, also known as Panino, is an Italian-style burger. They appeared in Italian cook books around the sixteenth century, and they became fashionable in Milanese bars in the 1970s and 1980s.
Panini burger usually has 3 main ingredients: bread, cheese and filling made from meats, vegetables soaked in olive oil and sauce is spread on the cake. The crust of Panini is crispy and hard, but the inside is soft, creating a harmonious combination with extremely delicious flavor. Currently, this dish is still not popular in Vietnam, so there is no official information on the price.
14 Zapiekanka Bread – Poland
Zapiekanka bread was born in 1970 when Poland was still a socialist regime. Up to now, this dish has been increasingly modified and perfected with delicious taste and is famous all over the world.
Zapiekanka bread is a fairly simple sandwich, consisting of a slice of bread with cheese, mushrooms along with traditional ingredients such as onions, peppers, cold meats, sausages. It is often served with hot tomato sauce, which is a famous dish and the pride of Polish cuisine.
15. Bagel – Poland
Bagel, also known as bagels, is a famous dish of Polish Jews. This dish appears and is famous in the US as well as in many countries around the world.
The characteristic of Bagel is that they are hand-shaped into a ring from flour, their size is the size of a hand, boiled in water and then baked. The outer shell is golden, sprinkled with some coffee beans, sesame seeds or anise seeds.
Breads are sold for about 50,000 – 90,000 VND depending on the places.
16 Tortas – Mexico
Tortas originated as a Mexican version of French bread. The size of the cake is quite similar to Vietnamese bread. The cake is used with ingredients such as lettuce, tomatoes, pickled peppers, salsa, onions, cheese and a few other ingredients. After that, they are toasted with butter and covered with a sauce.
Each Tortas can weigh up to 2kg with delicious taste and has its own Mexican cuisine. In Mexico, this dish costs about 50,000 – 200,000 VND and can be found in many places on the streets.