TAKING THE BÁNH MÌ ON A TRIP AROUND THE WORLD
Bánh mì, one of the most lasting outcomes of the French colonisation of Vietnam, the original East meets West marriage. Chef Bao La of Le Petit Saigon wondered - if these two cuisines colliding could create something so wonderful, what would happen if we took the bánh mì on a trip around the world? The Bánh Mì du Monde series celebrates the many different cultures, cuisines and talents of chefs at Black Sheep Restaurants, inviting them to create their signature bánh mì inspired by their own heritage and culinary backgrounds.
22 JUNE – 31 JULY
TAIWAN WITH CHEF JOWETT YU
Chef Jowett Yu of ho lee fook created a Taiwanese bánh mì inspired by the popular streetside vendors who sell fried chicken chops to eager visitors of the Taipei, Kaohsiung, Taichung markets. His bánh mì sees crispy fried chicken topped with Thai basil, garlic sauce, coriander, pickled cucumber and mustard greens.