What is the difference between a grilled cheese and a cheese toastie?

An important note re: “grilled cheese” vs “toastie”: The Guardian explains that “a grilled cheese sandwich is buttered on the outside and cooked in a pan, and the toastie is buttered on the inside and, well, toasted.” For the purposes of this article, we’ll cover both toasties and grilled cheeses.

Is it grilled cheese or cheese toastie?

A toasted sandwich, grilled cheese sandwich, cheese toastie, or grilled cheese is a hot sandwich (toastie) made with one or more varieties of cheese (a cheese sandwich) on bread.

Grilled cheese.

Cross section of a grilled cheese sandwich
Main ingredients Cheese, bread
Ingredients generally used Butter, margarine, mayonnaise

Are paninis Italian?

Note: Panini is a plural form in Italian but is commonly used as both a singular and a plural in English. Its use as a singular has given rise the variant plural form paninis. The use of panino as a singular form in English has become relatively uncommon as panini has become established as the usual singular.

Do you butter both sides of a toastie?

First, it must be buttered on the outside, so it develops a crisp, golden exterior. Second, it must be compressed in some way, by hinged lid, cast-iron weight or a suitable kitchen utensil, so that bread and filling are welded together.

How do you keep cheese out of toastie?

3. If using a frying pan, get it nice and hot but don’t put any oil or butter in it. Instead, place a disk of baking paper in the pan and sit the toastie on top of it, this stops the cheese burning and sticking to the pan.

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