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The Many Faces of Sandwiches: How Many Types Exist?

Everyone loves a sandwich! From a supermarket meal deal to a home-packed lunch or a speciality submarine at a multinational franchise, a sandwich is undoubtedly the go-to quick meal solution for millions of people across the UK every day. Almost any ingredient can be...

Bread Types: The Backbone of Every Sandwich

Bread Types: The Backbone of Every Sandwich

At the heart of every great sandwich is the bread; it’s essentially the foundation that holds everything together. From rustic ciabatta to hearty wholemeal to tangy sourdough, each bread type brings its own unique flavour and texture to your creation, whilst also...

Sandwich Science: More Than the Sum of its Parts

Many of us have been making our lunches at home for years, and whilst some have perfected their sandwich-making skills, many will also have had some epic sandwich fails. Have we been making subpar sandwiches for years? To find out more, let’s dive into the science...

The Fascinating Origins of the Sandwich Name

Sandwiches are a food loved by most and eaten daily by many. But have you ever wondered why this famous creation came to be called a sandwich?  There has been much debate over who invented the sandwich, but there is little doubt that it has, in fact, existed in...

The Age-Old Sandwich: A Look at the Oldest Known Varieties

It’s hard to imagine a world without sandwiches. However, this much-loved lunchtime staple wasn’t always as popular as it is today. Legend has it that the sandwich as we know it was created by John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich. A well-travelled man, the Earl...

2024’s Tastiest Sandwich Trends Revealed

2024’s Tastiest Sandwich Trends Revealed

Whether it's a wrap, sub, baguette, barm, roll, toastie, or panini, we Brits are undoubtedly a nation of sandwich lovers. From extravagant fillings and flavour combinations to unique cooking techniques and styling options, the sandwich market is ever-evolving to offer...

To Dunk or Not to Dunk?

To Dunk or Not to Dunk?

Dunking a sandwich may sound strange, right? However, it could just be the culinary revelation that you’ve been waiting for. Dunking is a fantastic technique for enhancing the flavour and texture of your sarnie – the bread will absorb some of the sauce, adding...

The Great Sandwich Debate: Triangles Vs Rectangles

How to slice a sarnie has long been a contentious issue in homes across the country and it’s safe to say that the nation is divided. Do you go for the diagonal, slice horizontally straight down the middle, or choose a school packed-lunch style with squares?  This...

The Grammys of the Sandwich World Announces 2024 Winners

The Sandwich & Food to Go Industry Awards – affectionately known as the Sammies – has announced its 2024 winners.  Organised by the British Sandwich & Food to Go Association (the BSA), the Grammys of the sandwich world celebrates excellence across...