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  • For the sandwiches:
  • 2 slices of ham,
  • 2 fried Linguica
  • 2 fried hot dogs
  • 1 fried steaks
  • 2 slices of bread
  • 4 slices of cheese (edam, gouda, not too strong in taste but easily melting )
  • Sauce:
  • 1 beer
  • 1 cube of chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp concentrated tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup brandy or Port
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • chilli flakes to taste
  • salt (if needed)


Servings 1


Step 1


Dissolve cornstarch into the milk and add all the ingredients. Blend the liquid mix on a food processor.
Put it into a pan over low heat and add the bay leaves . Stir it until it starts to boil. It's ready - reserve.


Assemble the sandwich and save 2 slices of cheese.
Put the sandwich on a plate and place the 2 slices of cheese on top.

Pour the sauce over the sandwich (should be hot, so the cheese melts).


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