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21 Slightly Fucked-Up Things British People Do To Food

We're quite weird really.

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1. Chip butties.

Carbs nestling within carbs shouldn't be OK, but for some reason it is.
Twitter: @markemoon

Carbs nestling within carbs shouldn't be OK, but for some reason it is.

2. Double decker chip butties.

You can't stop us.
Twitter: @BronteCoates

You can't stop us.

3. And of course the toast sandwich...

We are a nation of people with no fear of carbs whatsoever.
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We are a nation of people with no fear of carbs whatsoever.

4. Behold the Holy Trinity: lasagne, chips, and garlic bread.

This is every single British person's perfect meal. Every single one.
Twitter: @katherinelanex

This is every single British person's perfect meal. Every single one.

5. Putting beans on everything.

6. Literally everything.

Nothing is sacred.
Twitter: @stevegibsonuk

Nothing is sacred.

7. Or having beans with little sausages floating in it.

8. Eating very thin pancakes which are crispy round the edges and flabby in the middle, with just sugar and lemon.

OK, this is not fucked up, but we are aware that American people think it is. What we say is: Don't diss it til you've tried it.
Twitter: @Cassielou1989

OK, this is not fucked up, but we are aware that American people think it is. What we say is: Don't diss it til you've tried it.

9. Eating a meal out of a Yorkshire pudding.

They are better than plates.
Twitter: @DavidJEWood

They are better than plates.

10. Eating potatoes that have faces.

Potato smiles are quite sinister when you think about it.
Twitter: @maattmurphy

Potato smiles are quite sinister when you think about it.

11. Covering fish and chips in curry sauce.

It's a bit gelatinous but very tasty.
Twitter: @andrewdtanner

It's a bit gelatinous but very tasty.

12. Eating a traditional curry and rice with chips on the side.

It goes really well together, sorry.
Twitter: @theseaside100

It goes really well together, sorry.

13. Iced buns, which are basically hot dog buns covered in white icing.

The savoury bun and the sweet icing are a match made in heaven.
Twitter: @Montarnna

The savoury bun and the sweet icing are a match made in heaven.

14. Scones with jam and a fuckload of clotted cream.

Twitter: @thefensmag, Twitter: @adwoodsuk

There is a serious dispute among British people about whether the jam or cream goes on first.

15. While we're on the subject, "clotted cream" has to be one of the grossest-sounding foods of all time.

It is in fact delicious, especially the weird yellow crusty bit on top.
Twitter: @Roddas_Cream

It is in fact delicious, especially the weird yellow crusty bit on top.

16. Fried bread being an essential component of a fry-up.

It's greasy AF but so good.
Twitter: @Craig_Abernethy

It's greasy AF but so good.

17. Dipping "soldiers" in egg yolk.

Soldiers are hot, buttered, thin slices of toast, and they are one of the nation's greatest foods.
Twitter: @porridgelady

Soldiers are hot, buttered, thin slices of toast, and they are one of the nation's greatest foods.

18. And let's not forget the glory which is the crisp sandwich.

Salt and vinegar crisps are best for this.
Twitter: @blogaboutcrisps

Salt and vinegar crisps are best for this.

19. Dunking a Rich Tea until it is soggy but doesn't collapse.

If it collapses your tea has a gross beige sludge at the bottom.
Twitter: @riversideprint

If it collapses your tea has a gross beige sludge at the bottom.

20. Spaghetti, in hoop form, served on toast.

Please don't tell Italy we do this.
Twitter: @lizziegolucky

Please don't tell Italy we do this.

21. And finally, covering everything – literally everything – in gravy.