The Perfect Toasted Sandwich.

What is better than the old Sunday Night Staple, the old toasted sandwich. I have long been a fan of the humble snack toastie and lord knows I have made dozens in my time. But it was only last night, as I scoured the contents of the fridge to assemble something akin to dinner, that I really started to think about the process.

You see we had ad a large lunch out, and no one was starving, merely peckish.

So with a little thought, and a little experiment, I got about making what an only be described as the PERFECT TOASTED SANDWICH, and as I am a giver, I am prepared to share.

Bread – it needs to be turkish. Slice your bread in half to the required size requested, small, medium or large. I added a layer of cheddar, tomato slices with a good grind of pepper, some ago, some quality leg ham and then another layer of cheddar. it is all about the cheddar people!

And now for the patent-pending Woog revolutionary technique, that I have not found anywhere on the internets despite having spent a food 3 minutes searching for it.

YOU NUKE THAT BABY!

That is right! You heard it here first. Stick it in the microwave for 40 seconds.

HAS SHE GONE MAD?

She might just be, but the nuking process melts all of the fillings. Be careful that you don’t stuff so much cheese in, you little piggy, that it explodes from the side.

THAT SOUNDS REVOLTING! WHY WOULD I WANT TO EAT A SOGGY, HOT MICROWAVED SANDWICH?

Nobody wants to eat that, so here is where the plan gets interesting. Grab a heavy based frypan and stick it over a high heat. Give the pan a good glug of olive oil. Yes, we are going to fry this sanger.

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After a minute or so, or when the bread has turned a nice, golden colour, flip it and give it a few more minutes.

The benefit of following my method will eliminate that horrible cold filling that you can sometimes get. With unmelted cheese in the middle. Cold, unmelted cheese will just not do.

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And if you are super fancy, like we are, you can even add a little garnish. I used chives.

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But if you do not have any on hand, I suspect a few long blades of grass will have the same effect.

There you have it, the perfect toasted sandwich. You are welcome!

So who is on board? What are your favourite fillings?

And am I now a food blogger?