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21 Comfort Foods That British People Crave Constantly

There's no such thing as too much butter on a crumpet.

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1. A proper roast dinner with all the trimmings.

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Swimming in gravy, of course.

2. And a healthy portion of Yorkshire puddings to go with it.

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Browned to perfection and crispy as hell.

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3. A bacon butty with brown sauce.

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Also known as a bacon sarnie or regular bacon sandwich, either way it's salty heaven.

4. Or, even better, a delicious crisp butty.

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Add crisps to any sandwich and you have a simple, yet effective addition to an otherwise delectable snack.

5. Warm apple crumble and custard (heavy on the custard).

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Preferably homemade, and with shop-bought custard straight from the carton.

6. A generous helping of beans on toast.

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Arguably the best toast topping there is.

7. Made even better if the beans are mixed with cheese.

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There's nothing more comforting than watching the cheese slowly melt.

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8. Or poured over a steaming hot jacket potato.

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It'll be sure to fill you up in the best way.

9. Snacks that give you a little taste of your childhood.

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One bite of a Party Ring and you're reminded why you loved them so much at school.

10. Which of course includes everyone's favourite birthday cake.

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Is it really a kid's birthday party without a Colin the Caterpillar cake?

11. Crumpets with an obscene amount of butter.

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Except it's not really "obscene" because everyone knows there's no such thing as too much butter on a crumpet.

12. A sausage roll that's not too hot, not too cold, and perfectly flaky.

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You'd intend to eat one, but probably eat two.

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13. Cheesy chips after a night out.

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You'll probably have no recollection of it, but that doesn't stop it from being the ultimate drunk comfort food.

14. Pie with lots of mash and gravy.

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15. A giant fry up to keep your hangover at bay.

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Preferably from the nearest Wetherspoons or café you can find.

16. A box of Quality Street to nibble on absent-mindedly.

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Ideal for accompanying you on the sofa while you sit in front of the TV.

17. Fish fingers sandwiched between two pieces of white bread.

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With ketchup, otherwise it's just not quite the same.

18. Chocolate that you haven't eaten since you were a kid.

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(But still tastes bloody glorious.)

19. And desserts that always feel like a treat whenever you have them.

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The 99 Flake is a god among ice creams.

20. A simple Scotch egg.

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The best ones are the big ones.

21. And finally, a fresh cup of tea and (at least two) biscuits.

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Arguably the most important comfort food of all.

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