An English Breakfast

An English Breakfast

An English Breakfast

Max and I often tease each other about our native countries ‘classic’ dishes.  We’ve been on a German beat recently so we thought we’d do something British.  The classic English breakfast (or ‘Fry up”) came up as something recognised all over the world.  I didn’t know much of where the dish came from so I decided to do some research.

It came about in the early 1800’s when wealthy landowners started to throw extravagant breakfasts for their visiting guests.  It was a show of wealth and the quality of produce coming directly from the farms on the estates.  Eggs, bacon, sausages, mushrooms, tomatoes and bread are the core ingredients of a full English.  Then regional variations occur depending on where you are and whats available.  Black pudding, laver bread, potato cakes, haggis and baked beans can also feature.

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