Triple Bacon BLTs with Roasted Garlic and Bacon Aioli

Triple Bacon BLTs with Roasted Garlic and Bacon Aioli

Hey, fellow bacon lovers – rejoice! It’s officially BLT month, and that means that we get to unabashedly celebrate our love of this classic sandwich every day if we jolly well please – because April only lasts 30 days, so let’s get snacking.

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Triple Canapés

Triple Canapés

Triples, (pronounced trip-lays) are a staple Peruvian sandwich. A triple decker nosh with egg salad, fresh tomatoes and sliced avocado, they are a relatively light, satisfying and easy to make snack. The avocados in Peru are unlike here in North America. They are soft, sage green and always seem to be perfectly ripe. This sandwich no doubt owes its invention to the abundance of beautiful avocados readily available in Peru. We up north have to make due with sometimes-hard, under-ripe avocados, but none the less, this sandwich is still a crowd pleaser.

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Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Homemade Ketchup

Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Homemade Ketchup

This post came about over a discussion on taste, as in the tastes of salty, sweet, bitter, sour and umami. I was asked which was my favourite way to experience umami, and my gut response was cheese! It got me thinking, the classic combination of umami in cheese and in the high levels of glutamic acid found in tomatoes is best expressed in the classic pairing of a grilled cheese sandwich dipped in tomato ketchup (although pizza and cheese lasagna were close runners up).

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