Ten years ago no one in the UK knew what panini was. Today the place is awash with them.
Yes we had toasted sandwiches, anyone for a Breville? However the popularity of the toasted Italian panino has grown considerably over the last few years.
In the main the thrust of this growth has come from the coffee chains of Starbucks, Costa and Caffe Nero, though now it appears that everyone is selling panini.
And there lies the problem…
It’s all you seem to be able to buy in some places, as every outlet is selling them. If you want something different, tough!