All posts tagged: snacks

Open Chicory Sandwiches

It’s British Sandwich Week here in the UK, and as much as I love a bacon sandwich with everything (everything being hash browns, extra bacon, maybe a couple of eggs and a litre or so of ketchup) that is not my game anymore. So, I’ve kind of skipped the bread part and overlooked the entire concept of a sandwich with this recipe. But┬ábefore you call me a cheat and throw things at me, please see the definition of an open sandwich given by google: And that’s exactly what this is, there is no top slice of bread, and the definition does not specifically specify that the bottom slice is bread. So I will call this an open sandwich and you will applaud me for my loop hole finding skills, I should work for Gary Barlow and the gang. So, if you are also currently skipping bread for one of the many reasons people do, make these and enjoy Great British Sandwich day with the rest of ’em. Makes enough for 1 hungry lunch or 2 …

Lets talk about sides (baby)

It’s nearing BBQ Season for the braver souls here in the UK, and I’m not about to tell you that chicken wings and burgers are going to boost your metabolism. So to join in the BBQ vibe yet remain in the constraints of this week’s theme, I thought I’d share an exceedingly healthy side dish that you can add to your delicious rack of ribs and know that you’re consuming something of use to your body. Homemade coleslaw This recipe was inspired by the most amazing take away joint ever to exist, Pizzaface. If you’re lucky enough to be a citizen of Brighton, too, you have to try this place. In a nutshell, it’s beyond restaurant quality pizza delivered right to your house. Anyway, they do this great seasonal coleslaw that’s herby and crunchy and delicious so I’ve tried to recreate it, pretty successfully I might add. Coleslaw is notoriously fattening because it contains a few artery clogging ingredients – namely full fat cream, so this recipe calls for 0% yoghurt (the brand I use …