Posted by Lewis on August 07, 2003
In Reply to: Full English breakfast posted by Dr van Helsing on August 07, 2003
: : : : : : : Another question from the Brit-coms on PBS: what do you get when someone serves a "full English breakfast"?
: : : : : : The full heart attack on a plate - bacon, sausages, fried eggs, fried bread, tomatoes, mushrooms and anything else there's room for. I go for the vegi-sausage version myself so I'm not an authority, but I get the impression that the full English is easier to find in Ireland these days.
: : : : : You forgot the black and white pudding, and the tinned beans!
: : : : What's black and white pudding? Beans for breakfast?
: : : Believe me, you'd rather not know, and yes, we eat baked beans for breakfast.
: : That will get you going in the morning.
: May I just say: "porridge and kippers"?
These days it seems to be :
the core : bacon, sausage, egg, tomato, mushroom, toast
often baked-beans (+ black-pudding - regional variation) also sometimes includes hash-brown type potato
more toast and preserve/jam/marmalade
makes one drool.
I noticed that a mini-sausage equivalent to black-pudding is sometimes available in Belgium along with very streaky bacon and scrambled egg. White pudding is a northern addition - from the Borders/Scotland - never encounter it down Sarf.