All too often, sandwich makers’ efforts fall short of being great because they fail to follow essential rules in taste, texture, colour, construction and discovery. Here sandwich expert Nellie Nichols offers a valuable guide to creating a truly delicious product every time, a template she calls the Edible Highway Code. I’m not going to teach […]
Food articles written by Nellie Nichols, which include restaurant reviews, international sandwich and snack news, and Food to Go reviews.
Sainsbury’s have hit on a good idea with its World Flavours sandwich range, which takes simple, genuine inspiration from different countries. It’s a welcome alternative to the Mexican wave of flavours that’s happening at the moment, says Nellie Nichols, Pret’s ex-head of food, now a consultant. I shouldn’t be but I’m a bit bored. I […]
It takes a good operator to expand rapidly and also maintain high quality standards. Greggs seems to have achieved both, according to Nellie Nichols, Pret’s ex-head of food, now turned consultant, who continues her series for Sandwich & Snack News with a look at the High Street baker turned sandwich maker. I’m going to tell you a secret. […]
Nellie Nichols, Pret’s ex-head of food and now turned consultant, continues her series of undercover reporting for Sandwich & Snack News with an assessment of M&S’s new sandwich offerings, including its new baked in-store filled baguette trial. BY my reckoning it’s about twenty five years since M&S pioneered the first pre-packed sandwich in the early […]
Watch out Nellie’s about. We kick off the New Year with a new series in which Nellie Nichols, the well-known sandwich designer, now turned food consultant, visits sandwich bars incognito and checks them over. Her first visit was to EAT’s Brompton Road, London outlet. Bargain bound, the first week of the January Sales finds me […]