When you think of the word “sandwich” exotic creations around the globe don’t exactly cross your mind. But the word is way more than a boring old grilled cheese or BLT. See what the definition of a classic sandwich in 10 different countries means. Either way, “delicious things between sliced bread” is amazing in any language, right?
This sandwich is called the Bánh mì, and is super popular in Vietnam. A lot of westernized cultures have adopted this sandwich, which can contain different meats or tofu and is garnished with cilantro, jalapeno, cucumber, and pickled veggies. It’s serves on a crunchy baguette and is the perfect combination of soft and chewy.
This sandwich looks hearty from a distance, but once you know what meat it is, will you still be as excited about tearing into it? It’s a delicacy in China, and it’s actually stuffed with donkey meat. It’s a common street food but is very rarely served outside of China. It’s served cold, and with peppers in a bread called “huoshao”