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21 School Lunches You’ll Thankfully Never Eat Again

Potato smilies just look so unsettling.

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1. A bland sponge cake with some pink custard to jazz up proceedings.

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The pink custard was there to visually trick your tastebuds into thinking that what you were eating actually had some flavour to it. It didn't.

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4. The now infamous turkey twizzler.

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We all hassle Jamie Oliver for taking these away from us, but let's be honest, we'd never want to eat them again.

6. A mostly jamless jam roly-poly with custard.

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Should have just been called a roly-poly to tbh.

7. An unsettling mob of potato smileys, usually served with baked beans.

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Why were they smiling???

8. Rice pudding with a tiny teaspoon of jam in the centre.

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That dollop of jam in the centre was iconic, but it didn't make up for the fact that rice pudding is granny food.

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11. The controversial combination of chicken drummers and spaghetti hoops.

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Beans definitely would have gone better with drummers.

13. Lumpy mash potato.

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At some point during the meal's preparation the cook just thought "fuck it" and probably went for a cigarette out back.

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14. A semi-defrosted arctic roll.

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You either love it or you hate it.

15. Cottage pie or shepherd's pie – you were never sure which.

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The chances are that the school didn't know either. The only thing you knew for certain was that it was a little mash heavy.

16. Turkey dinosaurs that you were specifically told not to play with.

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Why shape food like a T-Rex and then shout when people march the across your plate making "rawr" noises.

17. Chips that either had the consistency of concrete or of wet cement.

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They were alway too soggy or too hard – NEVER in between.

19. Potato cubes even though there were already enough carbs on the plate.

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Another from the dinner lady's preferred culinary style of cubism.

20. Rectangular veg for some unexplained reason.

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Seriously, what is it with dinner ladies and squares?

21. A lackluster iced bun.

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Literally just a bread roll with a bit of icing on top. Try again.

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