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Best thing since sliced bread

Duration: 04:46

The sandwich is the ultimate convenience food and backbone of any packed lunch.

With over 11 billion butties consumed in Blighty each year, the simple sandwich is an invention us Brits can be proud of. So who invented such a versatile snack and why was it created?

Available since: Wed 14 Dec 2011


Series Producer
Karen Plumb
Si King
Dave Myers
Executive Producer
Pete Lawrence

This clip is from

Hairy Bikers' Best of British Series 1 - 45 minute versions, High Tea

24/30 High tea is a truly British invention, and the bikers can't resist a mid-afternoon snack.

First broadcast: 15 Dec 2011

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