Recipe: Load up steak bahn mi with contrasting textures

  • This image released by Milk Street shows a recipe for Vietnamese Skirt Steak Sandwiches. (Milk Street via AP)

  • These images released by Milk Street shows a recipe for Vietnamese Skirt Steak Sandwiches. (Milk Street/via AP)

Evidence of French colonial rule is dotted throughout Vietnam, particularly in the cuisine. Coffee, butter, roasting and beef are all French legacies, even if the coffee comes loaded with sweetened condensed milk and the beef is stir-fried with soy and fish sauces.