Celebrate National Sandwich Day 2016 with a British classic!

It’s National Sandwich Day in the States so, if you’re like me and are wondering the best way to celebrate the forthcoming 298th birthday of the 4th Earl of Sandwich (born 13 November, 1718), how about starting with a look back to the 254th anniversary of the invention of the sandwich. It was 1762 when John Montagu, the fourth Earl of […]

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Celebrate British Sandwich Week with a Bacon Butty

While we are still several months away from the 294th birthday of the Earl of Sandwich (3 November, 2012) and National Sandwich Day, it’s time to pay tribute to the 250th anniversary of the invention of the sandwich during British Sandwich Week, now through 19 May. It was 1762 when John Montagu, the fourth Earl […]

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OMG: HP Sauce changes recipe after 116 years

With a bit of full disclosure up front, I will admit my only experience that allows me to talk about this subject is having attended a number of BBC Showcase meetings over the years in the UK whereby the answer to everything that dealt with food seemed to be “…just add a bit of brown […]

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