This is another installment of all things British. Once upon a time Two Fat Ladies (one of my most favorite cooking shows) made a version of a shooter’s sandwich on their show. I’d been intrigued ever since. It’s a giant meaty loaf of a sandwich. I decided I needed to give this go, just to see what it’s all about. It’s supposed to be a great sandwich for picnics, given it’s size, portability, and delight. I think it’s a good thing to have around just about any time. The name derives from “shooter’s” (think fox hunt) putting this on the bottom of their bag in the morning and eating it for lunch or throughout the day.
The general idea behind a shooter’s sandwich is a meat stuffed loaf of round bread. It’s a bit more in-depth than that, but that’s the vague outlines at least. Continue reading