Well-packed lunchbox

The picnic season is upon us so the country’s bakers have taken a new approach in their mission to encourage young women to eat more bread, by releasing a ‘how to’ video guide for the ideal way to pack a lunch box.

Although this well-packed lunchbox might not be quite what you were expecting…

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If you needed any more reason to tuck into a sandwich this lunchtime, check out some of the nutritional value and health benefits of bread.

And if all that’s got you in the mood for your own sandwich, check out our tasty sandwich filling inspiration below and Let us know #MyBestSandwich on Twitter

1. The Aussie Import

 Aussie-import-sandwich A deliciously tempting and beautiful sandwich with an antipodean edge. The combination of griddled tiger prawns and fresh papaya in a sharp lime and chilli sauce is typical of the Aussie flavours dominating the British scene. Exotic and eye catching, from humble beginnings to top billing, it’s fast becoming a real obsession that looks like it’s here to stay.

What you need:

2 slices medium brown bread, 8 raw peeled tiger prawns, half a papaya, a handful of frisee lettuce, a few drops of oil, 1 tbsp sweet chilli dipping sauce and a squeeze of lime juice

2. The Silver Screen Special

Silver-screen-special-sandwichA stunning blend of creamy Welsh goats cheese, roasted red peppers and spinach that mixes the glamour of Hollywood with the best of British taste. Robed in a rich wholemeal bread, this sandwich looks and performs like no other. Bright and brash on the outside, only a large bite could possibly uncover its deeply layered inner secrets. A true star is born!

What you need:

2 slices medium wholemeal bread, 265g Welsh peppered goats cheese, 22 chargrilled pimentos, drained well and 225g young spinach leaves

3. Hot Shot Striker

hot-shot-striker-sandwichTasty cheddar cheese, thick cut ham and juicy tomatoes provide a balance of protein, carbohydrates and vitamin C. Lightly griddled, satisfying, quick and easy.

What you need:

3 slices medium white bread, 50g sliced ham, 50g cheddar cheese, 1 tomato and 2 tbsp tomato chutney