Jason and the Argos Gnomes (Part Eleven): The Breville Sandwich Toaster

‘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┬áthe 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…)

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