‘Dans le cuisine in a bi-linguistic mood…*’
For a time in the early 1980s, before microwave ovens became affordable to most households, convenience food would either be dehydrated or canned. Sometimes boil-in-the-bag. Well before tins, a good slice of toast with a brew predated that. Best served with butter and cut thickly of course.
Then, some time in the 1970s, came the hottest thing in many a kitchen. In more ways than one, both in terms of Gear Acquisition Syndrome and burning the throats of those who devoured many a toastie. Back in the late 1970s, one half of a comedy duo extolled its merits. (Oh, crumbs…)