Swiss sandwiches

A sandwich is a food item consisting of one or more types of food placed on or between slices of bread, or more generally any dish wherein two or more pieces of bread serve as a container or wrapper for some other food, as Wikipedia teaches. However, in Switzerland, the definition can go on with the following: always containing at least one (or more, depending on the size of the sandwich itself) pickled gherkin. You can imagine that, for people like me, who hate pickles, sandwiches become a hell item in Switzerland! Whatever the content, cheese, tuna, ham, salami, etc. pickled gherkins are always a must in a Swiss sandwich. When eating a Swiss sandwich, my main concern is the operation of opening it, taking out the pickles which are normally well glued to the bread by a generous layer of butter, closing it and eating what remains. The taste? After such a struggle (the pickle taste has anyway contaminated all the content), I am just happy to fill my stomach not to feel hungry (although a little angry) any longer. Finally the pickled gherkin fragrance remaining on my hands makes my day!

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