Sandwiches & Wraps Recipes

There's more to a sandwich than bread and mayo; a great filling can be held together by more things than two slices of bread. This section contains easy and delicious sandwich ideas for everyday meals and to-go quick lunches, and unique fillings for (tortilla) wraps. For those occasions when small means more, there are mini sandwiches and sliders.

Cream cheese and mango jam breakfast sandwich

Cream cheese and mango jam breakfast sandwich

It is a sandwich. The fillings are cream cheese frosting and mango jam. But I took a photo of it like this so that anyone looking at it can see what the fillings are exactly. Had I spread the cream cheese frosting and mango jam on a slice of bread and topped it with another slice of bread, it would be a little difficult to appreciate just how gorgeous this breakfast sandwich is. Any kind of bread will do and, if you’re a believer in the saying that butter makes everything better, you can optionally smother the bread slices with butter before assembling the sandwich. »

Midnight snack: pizza-style crisp tortillas

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I'll never understand the sweeping generalization that midnight snacks are unhealthy. Whoever coined it must have lived at a time before there was electricity and no one worked after nightfall. But this is the 21st century, we live in the midst of … »

Everything tastes better with bacon — including egg salad sandwich

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I have to admit that this post is about "rubbing it in." And I have my friend and UP Law batch mate Raffy Aquino to thank for the link to an article that makes "skinny blogs" so last decade.Cardiologist Dr Aseem Malhotra says the obsession with … »

Vegetarian burrito with beans and mushrooms

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I've always wondered if black-eyed peas were different from black-eyed beans. It appears that they're the same. After that discovery, I chanced upon dried sitaw (yard-long) beans at the grocery and I wondered of sitaw beans which have that … »

SPAM mini open-faced sandwiches

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Speedy loves SPAM. He really, truly does. With bread, with rice, as pizza topping, in pasta sauce... in whatever form. But nothing intrigued him more than SPAM musubi, that iconic Hawaiian creation that defies categorization. We've tried making SPAM … »

When meatloaf met embutido, and they marry

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It's curious how some Filipinos declare that they don't really like meatloaf, but they do like embutido. I don't get it. Embutido is a meatloaf. And I wonder if the preference is cultural. Is it the familiarity of the name that brings back memories … »

10-minute soy-honey pork sandwich filling

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If there's such a thing as girl scout recipes, this should qualify as one. Not in the tradition of girl scout cookies but more in the context of always being prepared. I have a few tricks like that for days when I don't want to cook -- as in really … »

Creamed bacon and spinach toast

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So many ways to serve toast, so many ways to cook bacon, so many ways to enjoy veggies... Sometimes, we just need to think outside the cooking parameters that we grew up with.This creamed bacon and spinach toast is what would be called an open … »

Chicken parmigiana sandwich

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When lunch consists of nothing but a sandwich, then, it had better be a hell of a sandwich -- filling, tasty and with everything in it. We had bagels so I used bagels. The chicken filling was cooked with Parmesan, topped with mozzarella and more … »

Vegetarian all-day breakfast sandwich

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Vegetarian girl, Sam, is home and a vegetarian breakfast is in order. Taking a cue from something she always says -- that a good vegetarian dish has multiple textures and flavors -- this sandwich that I prepared for her consists of four layers of … »