- 1 baguette
- 2-3 tbsp olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- 2 large ripe tomatoes
- 4 slices serrano ham, or similar
- handful rocket leaves
Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…
Split the baguette lengthways and drizzle the cut sides with oil. Halve the tomatoes, then squeeze the pulp into the bread (see tip, right, for using the remaining tomato) and season. Cover half the baguette with ham and scatter with rocket. Put the top of the baguette on and press down. Cut into 4 and wrap tightly in foil. See tip, below left.
Taste tipMake this in the morning and wrap it tightly in foil, by lunchtime the tomatoes, oil and seasoning are thoroughly soaked into the bread – which is just how it should be.