How to make Ed Smith’s Borough Market cheese toastie

To make the ultimate toasted cheese sandwich, food writer Ed Smith says use a combination of world class ingredients and cooked with care to ensure a molten centre

Saturday 17 November 2018 01:00
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Flexibility is key, but use a mix of cheese that melts and one that packs a powerful punch for the ultimate oozy goodness
Flexibility is key, but use a mix of cheese that melts and one that packs a powerful punch for the ultimate oozy goodness

“One of the most satisfying ways to celebrate freshly baked bread is to sandwich it around world-class ingredients. And then to toast it," explains food writer Ed Smith.

"Cheese is obligatory; ideally a combination of one that melts well and another that packs a powerful punch.

“But that dairy needs another savoury item to provide interest beyond the first bite. This could be a cured or cooked meat, or a thinly sliced but still punchy vegetable, like onions, leeks or fennel.

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