the timeless turkey club

No, it’s not a club for turkeys… the turkey club is one of the most iconic sandwiches of all time. If not for its beautifully balanced flavours then for its double-decker height! The club sandwich appeared on US menus as early as 1899 so we know it is here to stay. It’s a real crowd-pleaser…

Say it with sandwiches: how to show loved ones you care

So the fine, friendly folk at Helga’s contacted me this week to discuss their current charity drive ‘Say it with sandwiches‘ to raise funds for Foodbank, an Australian not-for-profit that acts as a ‘pantry’ to the community groups and charities who feed Australia’s hungry by rescuing edible but surplus foods and groceries. Together with Celebrity…

Lamb and tabouli BFFs

At work today I was absolutely starving after a rushed and unsatisfactory lunch so for most of the afternoon I was distracted dreaming about what I wanted for dinner and I couldn’t go past a Lebanese-inspired grilled lamb sandwich with tabouli and baba ghanoush. Come dinner time via a quick stop in at the supermarket,…

rare roast beef on rye

Something about rare roast beef always makes my mouth water. Strange… as I’m not a huge meat eater. Perhaps it’s something to do with the energy-packed punch I get when I eat red meat? Anyway, today for lunch I decided to make a simple rare roast beef sandwich on rye. rare roast beef on rye…

simply ham sandwich

Aussies are crazy about ham! We have it on sandwiches, add it to pizzas and serve it hot and glazed at Christmas! I only use ham that comes from local, free range organic pigs, just the same as I only use good quality fresh bread for my sandwiches. Good ingredients speak for themselves. When it…

basil pesto chicken baguette

So I was thinking about sandwiches today (I do that a lot), and I was wondering about the kind of sandwich that appeals to everyone (or almost everyone)…¬†Definitely not smoked salmon and cream cheese, or rare roast beef with hot English mustard, I thought. It’s unlikely to be an egg sandwich, or even an antipasto…

the immortal BLT

A pillar of the sandwich world, the BLT has appeared in recipe books as early as 1903 and remains a hugely popular choice for sandwich lovers today. Combining three simple ingredients – bacon, lettuce and tomato – this sandwich icon covers the salty, acidic, sweet, crispy-textured bases every sandwich worth its salt requires. In the…