The Ploughman’s Sandwich

I got my hands on some Ballymaloe Country Relish last weekend!
V brought this delicious Irish relish with her when she came to visit Tokyo with her family all the way from her kitchen in Kobe. Yes, that’s right, it’s homemade!
I actually had to ask V how to use this relish because I’ve never really tried relish before. She told me it went well in a Ploughman’s Sandwich. So naturally, my next question was, what exactly is a Ploughman’s Sandwich?
V was nice enough to explain what kind of sandwich it was and then I went home and did what any respectable person would do. I googled it. And I found this really interesting website called All Sandwiches that actually had a recipe for a Ploughman’s Sandwich!
I’ve been making this sandwich to take to work lately. I love it.
(adapted from All Sandwiches)
Wholewheat bread
Sliced Tomato
Cheddar cheese
Lettuce and/or greens
Ballymaloe country relish
Spread mayo on both slices of bread.
Place a slice or slices of cheese on one.
Spread the ballymaloe country relish on top of the cheese.
If you really like relish, add on the other slice of bread, too.
Top with slices of tomato and lettuce/greens.
Put them together and enjoy!

4 thoughts on “The Ploughman’s Sandwich”

  1. Ploughman's Lunch = a delicious British snack that's just as enjoyable as British English. We'll convert you to the Empire, eventually! 😀

    I grew up with relish and chutney. I assume we inherited it from our British colonial overlords via India.

    Baie lekker, ne?


  2. Ru, I'm not too sure about becoming English but I swear in a past life I was Irish. I have dreams about Ireland (or what I imagine to be Ireland…ha!). It's the very first place I want to go if I ever make it over to Europe.

    I'm still loving my relish…mmm-mmm-good! I had to look up chutney. Is it kind of Indian with all the spices? Sounds good!

    Baie lekker, indeed! 😀


  3. Vanessa, I finished it all over the weekend! It was delicious! And of course you would know how to make chutney…I was kind of hoping you would! ;D


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