Bánh rán (Glutinous rice balls)

BÁNH RÁN is a deep-fried glutinous rice ball from northern Vietnamese cuisine. In Vietnamese, “bánh” is a category of food including: cakes, pies, and pastries, while “rán” means “fried.” Its outer shell is made from glutinous rice flour, and covered all over with white sesame seeds. Its filling is made from sweetened mung bean paste, […]

Banh mi

Bánh mì (/ˈbɑːn ˌmiː/ˈbæn/; Vietnamese: [ɓǎɲ mî]) is the Vietnamese word for bread. Bread, or more specifically the baguette, was introduced by the French during the colonial period in Vietnam. The bread most commonly found in Vietnamese cuisine is a single-serving baguette that is usually airier than its Western counterpart, with a thinner crust. Unlike the traditional French baguette, the Vietnamese baguette is sometimes made with rice flour along […]

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