There are two main kinds of sandwiches, those made with ordinary bread and those made with toast.
Ordinary sandwiches are made by spreading thin slices of bread with butter containing seasoning and made mustard then filling them with thinly sliced ham or tongue.
The usual shape is rectangular, approximately
Sandwiches can also be made by toasting thick slices of bread, cutting them through horizontally then filling them to choice in the usual way.
The most common fillings for sandwiches are, ham, tongue, beef, pressed beef, chicken, foie gras, egg, caviare, tomato, cucumber, mustard and cress, and watercress.
In his book La Cuisine Anglaise,
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