Planning to visit the UK? Perhaps you’re currently studying in the UK and want to try a different cuisine? Or you’re a regular and wondering what traditional foods Britain has to offer? Or you’re going on a hotel break with My Hotel Break. Whatever the case, we’ve got you!
Here are 7 of the most mouthwatering British meals you would not want to miss while in the UK. We’ve included all ingredients so you could even make them at home!
Disclaimer: If you’re hungry, now is not the time to read this because you’re going to get very very hungry! But anyway, you could simply order or prepare one of these and enjoy a burst of pure bliss!
1. Full English Breakfast
People say that the first meal of the day is most crucial. And it makes sense because that’s when you need fueling to get you through the day.
That said, whether it’s exam period and you’re preparing for the IELTS exam or its sports day and you’ll need a lot of energy, the full English breakfast has got you. It’s got baked beans, eggs, bacon, toast, mushrooms, hash browns, tomatoes, black puddings, and sausages.
2. Fish and Chips
A classic according to the UK travel site, My Hotel Break! No matter where you are in the UK, this dish is a must-have. The most convenient place to chill and have this classic dish is in the open air, by the sea(watch out for hungry seagulls).
Of course, that means that if you’re currently studying at our Eastbourne school, you’ve got the upper hand. Buy some fish and chips and enjoy them by the beach!
3. Toad in the Hole
Toads? Not the kind of toad you think. the distasteful with the toad in the hole meal accompanied by sausages in Yorkshire pudding batter, often served with vegetables and some gravy. It’s a healthy meal that you could make from home. You’d definitely enjoy it!
4. Steak and Kidney Pie
We all love steaks, don’t we? Well, this is a steak pie that you’d definitely enjoy. It’s made using fried onions, kidneys, beef, and gravy all wrapped in pastry. What’s not to die for?
5. Bangers and Mash
This is a traditional meal commonly known as sausages and mash. It’s basically made of mashed potato and sausages. Sometimes, it’s accompanied by gravy and peas. Most pubs in the country have this as a must-have because people just can’t have enough! Better yet, you can make it from your home.
6. Shepherd’s Pie/Cottage Pie
These are 2 distinct meals, the only unique distinction being the type of meat used. The cottage pie is made from beef whilst the shepherd’s pie is made from lamb. Both pies consist of vegetables; tomatoes and onions, minced meat made from lamb or beef depending on what you are making, and some potatoes to fill up the pie.
7. Sunday Roast
Sunday roast dinner is a classic for many Brits. And why not? The recipes are as yummy as they sound. This recipe consists of roast potatoes, peas, carrots, Brussels sprouts, beans, cauliflower and broccoli, and some gravy as well. But of course, the best part is the meat. You could go for roasted port, lamb, chicken, or beef!
There you have it! Quick fixes that will keep you coming back for more! Whether you’re visiting, passing by, or studying, try this and you’ll be delighted!