eat all the smith & deli sandwiches – #26, tuna patty sandwich
This was to be a post about the Big Muff, but the Big Muff is no more. I think it was one of those stuffed whole loaf sandwiches that you then slice up. I had wanted to try it but sadly it is gone.
As I have eaten just about every other sandwich on the menu, I was wondering what to get next, so I was delighted to see a tuna patty on the daily specials board, either alone or with the option of being made into a sandwich. I took the sandwich option of course. A tuna patty is definitely part of my childhood food memories. It is one of the few things my Dad would cook. So this was a real treat.
I hesitate to say this, but this is a rival for one of my favourites. Something is going have to move over for this to make it into my top 5.
In some ways it is like the Free Willy 2, but less strongly tuna flavoured with the addition of mashed potato in the patty. It also has the bonus of a delicious contrast of the soft potato and tuna inside contrasting with crunchy breadcrumbed exterior of the patty.
I don’t think it has bedded down into a set recipe for the sandwich, it was made with the patty, mozzarella, some mayo and ranch dressing, and then toasted. But Mo also asked me what I’d like on it after she had toasted it. I chose some iceberg lettuce and sliced red onion.
I’d eat this any day of the week. It is fabulous.
Smith & Deli
111 Moor St