First… a little bit of history about the humble sandwich

John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, apparently invented the sandwich when he asked for some meat to be brought to him in between two slices of bread so he could hold his meal in one hand. Or as another story goes he was a gambler who didn’t want to interrupt his game so he would order what would later become known as the sandwich. This was well known amongst his friends who began to order “the same as sandwich” and the rest as they say, is history.


Easy Quesadilla

Serves 2 / Difficulty – Easy / Prep 2 mins and cooks in 5 mins These are so easy, tasty and often impress guests. Serve with my tasty Patatas Bravas recipe Ingredients Manchego cheese Flour tortilla’s Unsalted butter Method Heat a frying pan large enough to take the round tortilla bread Add a knob of butter…

Tuna and egg sandwich

Tuna, Egg Salad Sandwich Recipe

Makes 2 sandwiches / Difficulty – Easy / Prep 10 minutes. This is a lovely soft messy sandwich, add some cheese or a dash of hot pepper sauce to add even more flavour. Ingredients 2 brown baps or 4 slice of bread 200g tin of tuna in olive oil 2 eggs 1 spring onion Mayonnaise…


Chicken and Cheese Salad Pitta

Serves 2 / Difficulty – Medium / Prep 15 minutes and 10 minutes cooking time. There are a fair few ingredients for this pitta but the end result is worth it. I enjoy as a nice lunch served warm but you could make ahead for a packed lunch. Ingredients 300g Chicken breast Splash of Olive…

Chicken, cheese, salad pitta bread
Hummus & manchego cheese pitta

Hummus & Manchego Pitta

Serves 1 / Difficulty – Easy / Ready in 10 minutes. A nice alternative to hummus (you can find my recipe here) and pitta bread on its own, you can swap the cheese for your favourite but I think manchego is a perfect companion to hummus. Ingredients 1 pitta bread Manchego cheese Hummus Chard &…


Sandwich with Peppers and Eggs

Makes 2 sandwiches / Difficulty – Easy / 10 minutes prep and 50 minutes cooking time. I dreamt up this sandwich after watching an episode of the Sopranos. One of the gang was handing out sandwiches and Uncle Junior looked at one of the other guys sandwiches and said to himself ‘Peppers and eggs! that’s…