The Ice Cream Sandwich

One thing I’ve always been jealous of the US for is its Independence Day! It involves fireworks, food, music, food, parades, more food and some hard core patriotism. The celebration marks the signing of the Declaration of Independence from Britain in 1776. Ever since, it’s been one of the biggest dates in the US calendar.… Continue reading The Ice Cream Sandwich

The Sandwich Cake!

Happy British Sandwich Week! Yes that’s right, if you didn’t know already, now is the time to gorge yourself silly on sarnies to do your bit to celebrate. Even better, make a sandwich cake! I took inspiration for this from the Swedes and their traditional sandwich cake called a Smorgastarta. Using traditional British fillings of… Continue reading The Sandwich Cake!

Mexican Torta

This traditionally Mexican sandwich takes centre stage because of last week’s Cinco de Mayo celebrations; a mainly US based festivity to ‘commemorate the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5th, 1862’. It’s a classic tale of big vs. small, fighting against the odds like Leicester City in the… Continue reading Mexican Torta

The Fish Finger Butty

The fish finger sandwich is a British classic! Or so I’ve been told up until this point, since I had never before tried one for myself. You may wonder if I’ve been living under a rock but in fact it was my childhood dislike for fish fingers that stopped me before. Simply, I thought they… Continue reading The Fish Finger Butty

Bacon, Salmon & Avocado Wrap

This week, I NEED to draw your attention to this wrap of champions. This is a great example of where cream of the crop ingredients are combined to create pure perfection. Godfather of pork? Obviously bacon. King of the fish? It’s got to be salmon. Superstar of veg? Bow down to the avocado. The flaked… Continue reading Bacon, Salmon & Avocado Wrap