Ham & Bacon Sandwich, Vegetable Pickle and Ploughman’s Chutney:

A quick and easy pickle transforms this open sandwich into something special. Top it off with a generous spoonful of Hank’s Ploughman’s Chutney for a delicious lunch.


You will need for each sandwich:
1 thick slice of sourdough bread
2 rashes of grilled streaky bacon
2 slices of ham
Hank’s Ploughman’s Chutney
Handful of fresh salad greens
Carrot, Apple and Radish Pickle

Carrot, Radish and Apple Pickle:
Enough for 2-4 open sandwiches
½ cup brown rice vinegar
½ cup castor sugar
I large carrot, peeled and shredded
1 apple, peeled and shredded
5 radishes, sliced thinly
2 small hot red chillies, seeded and finely sliced


In a small saucepan over a medium heat simmer the vinegar and sugar until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and let cool. Pour into a bowl, add carrot, apple, radishes and chillies, stir to combine and refrigerate for up to half an hour.

Toast thick slices of sourdough bread, spread with butter, and top with pickle mix, salad greens, bacon rashes, and slices of ham. Spoon over Hank’s ploughman’s chutney, and serve.