consisting of two or more slices of bread with one
or more fillings between them,or one slice of bread
with a topping or toppings, commonly called
an open sandwiches.
popular type of lunch food, taken to work or
school, or picnics.
The first recorded sandwich was made by the
famous Rabbi, Hillel the Elder, who lived during the
1st century B.C. A poor man, but a great scholar.
Falafel is the national street food of Israel and the
whole middle east.
served in a pita, dressed with tahini sauce and
smothered in a variety of add-ons.
Some topped with sauerkraut, wedges of tomato
and tahini. Hot pepper may also be sprinkled on
The gyro is a Greek specialty.
made with meat cut off a big cylinder of well-
seasoned lamb or lamb and beef.
(This meat is on a slowly rotating vertical spit the
name gyro, implying the circular spinning motion
of a gyroscope).
The basic sandwich
made of two slices of white bread with ham, turkey,
or chicken, and a slice of cheese.
then dipped in beaten egg and fried in butter.
A classic Monte Cristo sandwich should come with
a side of jelly to dip it in.
This sandwich is still a popular snack or casual
meal throughout France and Switzerland in most
bars and cafes.
The muffuletta is a specialty of the French Quarter
of New Orleans.
called olive salad on bread.
the name 'French' this is a gift of the Italian
immigrants who settled in New Orleans.
it should be served on a round 10-inch roll, at room
Pita, the pocket bread, is of Middle Eastern origin,
and is today popular in Israel, Greece, Lebanon,
and many Arab countries.
This bread is a pouch as well as an absorptive
It both carries food and soaks up juices and
It has been added to diets worldwide as a