There is any number of exciting sandwiches out there these days. Hoisin duck. Curried chickpea. Coronation chicken.
And yet, Britain’s favourite sarnie filling is possibly the most beige option of all.
Earlier this year when surveyed 2,000 Brits about their sandwich preferences results found that over half of them rated plain cheese as their filling of choice. That was followed closely by ham and cheese, ham salad and sausage.
So despite all the culinary advances this country has made in the past 50 years, we still love the most basic of sandwiches. Britain’s top five sandwich flavours Cheese Ham and cheese Ham salad Sausage Cheese and onion Egg mayonnaise
Despite how fancy and picky we’ve become with our food choices in general when it comes to sandwiches, the classics seem to be winners.