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jalapeño popper grilled cheese sandwich with bacon

jalapeño popper grilled cheese sandwich with bacon

Even though sandwiches are things made on the fly, where we slap a few ingredients between slices for a quick lunch, I always like to go the extra mile and make something more special. This grilled jalapeño popper grilled cheese with bacon is just such a sandwich and it’s utterly delicious. It takes flavours from a jalapeño popper and blends it into a grilled cheese that melts into perfection between two slices of your favourite bread. You in? Continue Reading →


french toast sandwich with cream cheese, peaches & honey

french toast sandwich with cream cheese, peaches & honey

French toast + whipped lemony cream cheese with a dash of honey + fresh peaches or nectarines + a generous drizzle of honey = deliciously decadent breakfast treat that can be served as an open or closed sandwich.

I’ve used in season ripe nectarines because they are so perfect and juicy right now. Fresh peaches, or even tinned would be lovely too (yes, I admit, I love tinned peaches). Continue Reading →


egg rolls banh mi style

Banh mi

If you are unfamiliar with Vietnamese Banh mi sandwiches it is really worth becoming fully acquainted with them. They are ridiculously tasty. If you are familiar with them, then you know exactly what I’m talking about here. I did a pulled pork Banh mi in my first cookbook which is a recipe I have made again and again. I slowly roasted a shoulder of pork in ginger beer for seven hours and pulled it apart to sticky goodness and served it on a baguette with pickled daikon and carrots. There is some degree of flexibility around a Banh mi. A classic version would consist of a liver spread, a couple of cold meat cuts, pickled vegetables, a fried egg and fresh coriander. But I think you can add whatever you like.

Banh mi with fried egg

For this version I’ve used a hickory smoked ham, a sharp 18 month old Cheddar, a fried egg with crispy edges and a runny yolk. I drizzled over a good dose of sriracha, because it needs some heat, and I added crunchy carrot strips and a few of my quick and easy zucchini pickles. Fresh coriander leaves round it off, and all of the above are packed into a fresh crusty white roll. Continue Reading →


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