How the British sandwich became a uniquely Indian meal

Nov 14, 2021 | INVESTING

Forget samosas and bhajis, Indians love their sandwiches and gravitate daily to their favourite street corner stalls to enjoy slices of bread with every kind of filling from paneer to pizza.The creation of the staple snack has long been attributed to a British aristocrat. John Montagu was the fourth Earl of Sandwich in Kent, England in the 16th Century, and according to an apocryphal story, he ‘invented’ the sandwich so he could eat while continuing to play his favourite card game without a…

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