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Ploughman's Picnic Loaf

Use a loaf with a good crust. Cut the top off to create a lid and empty out the crumbs (save for use in another recipe).

Spread the whole inside with salad cream and layer in baby gem lettuce leaves, sliced cucumber and tomatoes, sliced boiled egg, grated cheddar and smoked ham, sprinkling baby pickled onions or dolloping good chutney between each layer, until full.

Pop the top on, then slice and serve.

Ingredients

Large sturdy loaf of bread – we like London Bloomer
Salad cream
Baby gem lettuce
Cucumber
Tomatoes
Sliced boiled egg
Cheddar cheese
Smoked ham
Baby pickled onions
Or, a good quality chutney