TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Bánh Mì Sandwich

Bánh-mi, a Vietnamese submarine sandwich on a baguette. Photo © Ppy2010ha | Dreamstime.   A Brief History Of Bánh Mì Sandwiches When Europeans colonized Asia, they brought Western bread to the table. In French Indochina, Vietnam, that emblem of French cuisine, the baguette, was introduced; as were sandwiches. Baguette-based sandwiches were called bánh mì (pronounced…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Vietnamese Pho Soup From Pacific Organic

Instead of hours of cooking, enjoy a bowl of steaming Vietnamese phö soup in minutes. Photo by Simon Gurney | Dreamstime.   Last week we presented a video on how to prepare Vietnamese phö, one of the world’s greatest foods. Instead of making stock for hours, though, you can enjoy the 10-minute version with Pacific…
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COOKING VIDEO: Spicy Vietnamese Soup

  Next week’s Top Pick focuses on a ready-made base for for phö—one of the world’s great soups. But if you’ve got time on your hands this weekend, you may want to make some from scratch. This recipe starts with beef shanks, oxtail, onions, ginger and star anise in a stock pot. Sliced beef and…
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