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August 14, 2022

List of Notable Sandwiches

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[Butterbrot (Germany): bread with butter.]

From Wikipedia: "This is a list of notable sandwiches."


In American English, a sandwich is understood to be a dish consisting of two or more pieces of bread with one or more fillings between them; or one slice in the case of an open sandwich; however, in British English (and some other national English varieties), the definition of a sandwich is narrower, requiring a sandwich to be made with bread sliced from a loaf, not other forms of bread such as rolls, buns, bagels, or muffins.

This list article uses the American definition, so some of the sandwiches listed herein may not be considered sandwiches in other national varieties of English.

Sandwiches are a common type of lunch food often eaten as part of a packed lunch.

There are many types of sandwiches, made from a diverse variety of ingredients.

The sandwich is the namesake of John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, a British statesman.

Sandwiches can also have notable cultural impact.

Major types of sandwiches include:

  • Two slices of bread with other ingredients between
  • Two halves of a baguette or roll with other ingredients between
  • Hero, hoagie, or submarine sandwich
  • Open-faced sandwich
  • Pocket sandwich

But wait — there's more!

The Sword and the Sandwich features a series called Notable Sandwiches in which Talia Lavin and David Swanson explore in detail the origins and evolution of many classic sandwiches from around the world.

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[Branston pickle and cheddar cheese.]

Fair warning: you're gonna want take a sandwich break if you enter.

August 14, 2022 at 02:01 PM | Permalink


That German bread looks very similar to the whole wheat sourdough I make...

Posted by: Greg Perkins | Aug 15, 2022 6:14:30 PM

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