10 Traditional British Foods That Americans Are Missing Out On

Full English Breakfast:

A hearty breakfast featuring bacon, eggs, sausage, black pudding, baked beans, grilled tomatoes, and toast or fried bread.

Shepherd's Pie:

A classic dish made with minced lamb or beef, cooked with vegetables, and topped with mashed potatoes before being baked to perfection.

Bangers and Mash:

Sausages (bangers) served with mashed potatoes and typically topped with onion gravy.

Ploughman's Lunch:

A rustic meal consisting of cheese, bread, pickles, and sometimes ham or other cold cuts, often served with a side of salad.

Cornish Pasty:

A pastry filled with minced meat, potatoes, and vegetables, originating from Cornwall.

Bubble and Squeak:

A dish made from leftover vegetables, usually potatoes and cabbage, pan-fried until crispy.

Scotch Egg:

A hard or soft-boiled egg wrapped in sausage meat, coated in breadcrumbs, and deep-fried or baked.

Blackcurrant Cordial (Ribena):

A popular non-alcoholic beverage made from concentrated blackcurrant juice, often diluted with water.

Sticky Toffee Pudding:

A moist sponge cake made with finely chopped dates, covered in toffee sauce, and often served with vanilla custard or ice cream.

Cream Tea:

A quintessentially British treat consisting of tea served with scones, clotted cream, and jam.