The best brunch sandwich is a combination of Maynard’s Farm honey-cured bacon; rich dark chocolate and ripe, tangy Colston Bassett Stilton. It’s a mouth-watering and satisfying start to the day.

Lifestye - all ingredients LR Bacon SW

Makes 2


4 slices of crusty bread

Salted butter, for spreading

25g of dark chocolate (70%)

6 rashers Maynard’s Farm Treacle-Cured Streaky Bacon

75g Colston Bassett Stilton


1 Preheat the grill and lightly toast the bread on both sides, then spread with butter. Grate the chocolate on top and return to the grill briefly to melt.

2 Remove and immediately put the bacon under the grill until the edges are crisp and caramelised. Place the bacon on top of the chocolate and finish with a crumbling of stilton. Lay the remaining buttered slice on top and press firmly.