It was first marketed as a food dish in “take away”. It has become the most popular English dish. This dish is composed by muffled and fried hake.
Another famous dish is “roast beef”.
If you are going to ask for it in a restaurant the question that the waiter will make will be: “do you want it rare, medium or well done?"
They are talking about the point of boiling of the meat. Rare is almost crude, medium with some blood and well done completely cooked.
It can be accompanied by delicious English mustard and steamed vegetables as siders.
Pastry of meat
There are also very popular "pies", which are pastry filed with meat. You can choose: Shepherds Pie, Chicken and mushroom pie or Steak and kidney pie.
English people have a great variety of types of sausages.
This plate consists of a variety of sausages cooked in sauce and accompanied by mash of potatoes.
To end, ask for “Apple” or any type of “crumble”, for example of cranberry. It is a delicious pastry of fruits covered with creaking crumbs.
… Are you looking for a cheap food, but you do not want to lose the quality ?
I recommend you…
- Wagamama.: there you will be able to enjoy a healthy variety of plates of noodles, soups and show restraint from rice to a good price.
-Ping Pong: it is a restaurant of " dim sum " very economical, but with class. The place is modern and with style, serves a classic " dim sum" menu, coctails of intense flavor and a selection of Chinese tea of flowers.
-The pizzeria The Porchetta serves enormous and delicious pizzas at prices so low that you will find it hard to believe. This makes this restaurant the perfect place to celebrate a great holiday.
High Tea is often a misnomer. Most people refer to afternoon tea as high tea because they think it sounds royal and lofty, when nowadays high tea, or "meat tea" is dinner. High tea, in Britain, at any rate, tends to be on the heavier side. American hotels and tea rooms, on the other hand, continue to misunderstand the term and offer tidbits of fancy pastries and cakes on delicate china when they offer a "high tea."
Afternoon tea (because it was usually taken in the late afternoon) is also called "low tea" because it was usually taken in a sitting room or withdrawing room where low tables (like a coffee table) were placed near sofas or chairs generally in a large withdrawing room. There are three basic types of Afternoon, or Low Tea:
In England, the traditional time for tea was four or five o'clock and no one stayed after seven o'clock. Most tea rooms today serve tea from three to five o'clock. The menu has also changed from tea, bread, butter and cakes, to include three particular courses served specifically in this order:
Scones :Served with jam and Devonshire or clotted cream
Pastries : Cakes, cookies, shortbread and sweets.