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The Science of Sandwiches: The Maillard Reaction and more… 

Have you ever wondered why sandwiches taste better when they’re toasted or cut into triangles rather than rectangles? If so, read on to discover more about the science behind the sandwich…  The Maillard Reaction  The Maillard reaction, pronounced my-ard, is a...

Defining the Sandwich: More Than Just a Quick Lunch 

Defining the Sandwich: More Than Just a Quick Lunch 

In the vast realm of culinary delights, there exists a humble creation that transcends mere sustenance—the sandwich. Often relegated to the realm of a quick lunch, the sandwich is a culinary masterpiece that deserves more than a passing glance. In this exploration, we...

Are Pizzas and Sandwiches Related? 

In the vast world of culinary delights, there are certain food pairings that seem to share a hidden connection, despite originating from different corners of the globe. One such intriguing duo that has sparked debates among food enthusiasts is the relationship between...

Why Sandwiches Hold a Special Place in British Hearts 

Why Sandwiches Hold a Special Place in British Hearts 

In the rich tapestry of British culinary history, one humble creation has managed to carve out a special place in the hearts and palates of the nation—the sandwich. A seemingly simple amalgamation of bread and fillings, the sandwich symbolises convenience,...

Delving into Sandwich Meats: A Glossary

There’s no denying that we Brits love a good sandwich!  This seemingly simple culinary concept has evolved from humble beginnings into a perennially popular meal of choice, enjoyed by many of us on a daily basis. The true aficionado knows that a great sandwich...

Crafting a Sandwich: From Bread Choice to Fillings

Crafting a Sandwich: From Bread Choice to Fillings

The sandwich is the ultimate convenient and versatile culinary invention and probably the first meal that most of us learned to make by ourselves as children. There are countless variations of sandwiches to suit every taste, occasion, and dietary restriction - from...

The Cultural and Culinary Importance of Sandwiches 

The Cultural and Culinary Importance of Sandwiches 

In all its glorious forms, the humble sandwich is unquestionably a global culinary phenomenon. One of the world's most convenient and versatile foods, a good sandwich works for any meal, at any time of the day, and is easily customisable to suit personal tastes and...

The Earth Sandwich: A Fun Geographical Experiment

The Earth Sandwich: A Fun Geographical Experiment

‘What on earth is an ‘Earth Sandwich’?’ you might very well ask. Read on to discover how this innovative take on the humble sandwich had the power to transcend 20,000 km, a language barrier and a 12-hour time difference, bringing together total strangers from across...

Hot Sandwiches: What Sets Them Apart

Hot Sandwiches: What Sets Them Apart

You might refer to it as a butty, sarnie, barm, roll, bap or sanger, but whatever you call it, the sandwich in all its myriad glorious forms has long been a beloved lunchtime staple of the British diet. Sandwiches are undeniably the ultimate go-to solution for a quick...

The Anatomy of a Sandwich: Breaking Down its Parts 

The Anatomy of a Sandwich: Breaking Down its Parts 

When John Montague, 4th Earl of Sandwich, famously requested that his roast beef be served between two slices of bread so that he could eat it with his hands without interrupting his card game, little did he know that he was popularising what was to become a dining...