Your Guide to
British Life, Culture and Customs
Please note: As our students live in England, many of he foods we mention in this section of our website refer mainly to traditional foods in England. England does not mean the same as Britain.
Food and Festivals in Britain
British food has traditionally been based on beef, lamb, pork, chicken and fish and generally served with potatoes and one other vegetable. The most common and typical foods eaten in Britain include the sandwich, fish and chips, pies like the cornish pasty, trifle and roasts dinners. Some of our main dishes have strange names like Bubble & Squeak and Toad-in-the-Hole.
The staple foods of Britain are meat, fish, potatoes, flour, butter and eggs. Many of our dishes are based on these foods.
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Woodlands Junior School, Hunt Road Tonbridge Kent TN10 4BB UK