Vietnam’s iconic bun cha options in British Platinum Jubilee Cookbook

Vietnam's iconic bun cha features in British Platinum Jubilee Cookbook

A serving of bun cha (Vietnamese grilled pork with rice noodles) in Hanoi. Picture by VnExpress/Bui Thuy

Bun cha (Vietnamese grilled pork with rice noodles), a Vietnamese signature dish, has been featured within the Platinum Jubilee Cookbook in celebration of Queen Elizabeth’s 70 years on the throne.

On Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee, 70 British Embassies and Excessive Commissions have come collectively from around the globe to offer recipes which can be served throughout royal visits.

The bun cha recipe by chef Do Thi Hai Ly of British Embassy in Hanoi made it into the e-book, the British Embassy in Hanoi mentioned on its Fb web page.

British Ambassador to Vietnam Gareth Ward shared within the e-book: “Bun cha is the satisfaction of Hanoian delicacies. Neither locals nor guests can resist the odor of the grill as they stroll previous the road meals stalls. Whereas it tastes finest sitting on a low stool on the pavement, this dish can be an everyday on the Residence in Hanoi, to set a casual environment for company, or to provide guests an genuine taste of town.”

A complete 100% of gross sales royalties might be donated to 2 charities: The Queen’s Commonwealth Belief and The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Fund.

Bun cha, a bowl of savory, candy and bitter fish sauce with meatballs and thick pork slices served with a plate of white vermicelli, has had its profile boosted after former President Barack Obama loved this dish throughout his 2016 journey to Vietnam.

The dish is usually served with seafood spring rolls, crab spring rolls and grilled skewers and has develop into an iconic a part of Hanoi delicacies.