German Sandwich Day is celebrated every year on the last Friday of September. This is an amazing dish, which consists of a huge number of components and an unusual taste.
Initially, bread and butter were called a sandwich; later, other components were added to this combination – meat, fish, vegetables, and greens. The sandwich appeared around 100 BC, invented by the sage Hillel the Elder. In the Middle Ages, stale bread was used as plates. In 1762, sandwiches were given the name sandwich, which has taken root all over the world. And in 1999, German Sandwich Day appeared.
Why are sandwiches loved all over the world?
- This is the easiest way to fill up when we are hungry. The dish is prepared quickly and does not require culinary skills at all.
- This is a versatile food – combine any food and you get a delicious dish. You don’t have to go to the store, just open the refrigerator and take what is there.
- This is a dish with a long history: sandwiches have been eaten for thousands of years.
- The sandwich was named after John Montagu, the Earl of Sandwich.
How to take part
Join the celebration and prepare sandwiches for yourself and your friends. Use different combinations of products, pre-watch some master classes of famous chefs; you will surely learn a lot of interesting things. Come up with your own sandwich options. After preparing sandwiches, sit in a comfortable chair and watch your favorite movies.
When is German Sandwich Day celebrated in 2022?
German Sandwich Day is observed on the last Friday of September each year.