Sandwich Crocus de Nîmes
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Saffron Makes this Sandwich from Nîmes Unique

The following recipe comes from a loyal reader and resident of Nîmes. There are many reasons to visit Nîmes, but finding a restaurant that serves this delicious sandwich might be one more. Thank you Gilles Deschamps for sharing the recipe for Crocus de Nîmes with us. The sandwich is a …

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Pan Bagnat French Sandwich
Lunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTasha PowellTaste

Pan Bagnat a French Sandwich Treat from Nice

I remember the first time I experienced a Pan Bagnat – I was a student in France and had taken my first trip to Nice. My first bite stayed with me from that moment  – partly because I love all the fresh spring-summer ingredients which paired perfectly with tuna and the magnificent French round crusty loaf

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Grilled Steak Sandwich Recipe
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Grilled Steak Sandwich Recipe

This grilled steak sandwich is something that we tend to eat in the summer months, or perhaps on a warm fall day. I decide to prepare this sandwich with my homemade focaccia

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Make Waffle Sandwich
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Forget the Bread Make a Waffle Sandwich

The pink colour for the waffles is healthy it comes from beets, which also adds a lovely, subtle flavour. Choose sandwich fillings to suit your tastes – vegetarian, meat lovers, grilled veggies, basil pesto, ricotta or goat cheese and few greens.

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Grilled Sourdough Tartines wearecookandbaker-griddled-ricotta-peach-basil-tartines-recipe
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Summer Picnic Perfect: Grilled Sourdough Tartines with Ricotta, Peach and Basil

This recipe is a delicious combination of savoury (sourdough), creamy (ricotta), sweet (peach and honey), and tangy (chicory, radicchio, vinegar). Enjoy a DIY open-faced sandwich in the sun with a crisp rosé from Provence.

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Pan Bagnat Nice French Riviera Provence @CocoaandLavender
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A Nicoise Classic Pan Bagnat

What could be more delicious than a big messy sandwich at a picnic with friends. This Nicoise Pan Bagnat is packed with layers of flavour that only get better the longer they marinate together. Fresh peppery arugula with tuna, pickles, olives, capers, fennel, tomatoes, anchovies and homemade mayonnaise are perfectly presented on an artisan baked french loaf.

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Bistro Sandwich Chanterelle Mushrooms toasted bread box Chanterelle Mushrooms @CocoaandLavender
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Bistro Sandwich with Chanterelle Mushrooms and Truffle Oil

A bistro Inspired Sandwich with Chanterelle Mushrooms and White Truffle Oil served in pan de mie toasted bread boxes.

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Croque Monsieur Madame @DavidScottAllen
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Classic Bistro Sandwich Croque Monsieur and Madame

The ingredients are few for this dish – pain de mie (I really think the bread must be pain de mie – and never sour dough; anyone in France want to weigh in?), ham, cheese, béchamel sauce, and mustard. There are (if you look online) hundreds of recipes, each with a slight variation: the cheese in the béchamel or the cheese on top; mustard on both pieces of bread, or just one side; toast the bread, grill the sandwich, bake it, broil it, or a hybrid. Basically, they all work!

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