This wonderful sandwich has stood me in good stead on many journeys. Indeed, it fed one of my editors and his wife all the way to Rome. It comes from a charming book by
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Wrap the whole thing in a double sheet of white blotting paper and secure with string into a neat parcel. Then secure again with greaseproof paper and more string. (Nowadays you could use foil and film, but it is not so charmful.) Place under a weighted board for at least 6 hours. When eating this sandwich just cut off a slice as required. As Welby said, ‘With this “Sandwich” and a flask of whiskey waters, a man may travel from Land’s End to Quaker Oats (sic) and snap his fingers at both.’
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