7 British Foods to Try If You’re Visiting the UK
Food may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about the UK. But it has its share of delightful dishes and sweets to try. Whether you are a foodie traveler or just a wandering tourist looking for a decent meal, here are seven of the best British foods to try when you are visiting the UK.
Bangers and Mash
This traditional dish consists of sausages and mashed potatoes. It is a fairly simple meal that packs quite a punch in flavor and goodness.
Fish and Chips
Of course you can have fish and chips anywhere in the world. But eating fish and chips when in UK is definitely one of those quintessential British experiences for travelers. Besides, with so many independent fish and chip shops not to mention the wide array of restaurants serving it one must simply indulge and savor this delectable dish.
Full English Breakfast
Traditional English breakfast is a feast consisting of bacon, sausages, eggs, mushrooms, tomatoes, and toast. Enjoy this filling breakfast with tea or coffee, or a glass of your favorite fruit juice. Delicious and filling, this breakfast dish should provide enough fuel for all that sightseeing you need to do.
Haggis, neeps, and tatties
This dish is a traditional Scottish pudding is made with ingredients like sheep’s organs (heart, liver, and lungs), onions, and spices among others. It is traditionally stuffed into a sheep’s stomach then cooked. It is typically served with neeps and tatties.
Steak and Kidney Pie
The UK is home to some really delicious pies. And you cannot just leave without tasting its famous steak and kidney pie or the equally popular chicken and leek pie.
Sticky Toffee Pudding
This delicious dessert is made with cake smothered with liquid toffee. It comes with a serving of custard or ice cream for the ultimate delectable indulgence.
Afternoon tea in the UK is an experience in itself. It is a chance not just to enjoy delicious tea but to partake of scrumptious treats like sandwiches, scones, pastries, and cakes.