Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free

Do you think British food is boring and limited? Watch

Announcements
    Offline

    9
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by the bear)
    you can't beat a traditional British Spotted ****

    :teehee:*

    I bet you love a good meaty thick sausage?
    Online

    20
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Blue_Mason)
    I bet you love a good meaty thick sausage?
    * * *

    Offline

    16
    ReputationRep:
    I don't know much about British food, but traditional British beers are splendid.

    I rarely drink any alcohol, but If British beer turns up in a shop, I buy it.
    Offline

    12
    ReputationRep:
    I have little interest in British cuisine since most of it is meat based and unhealthy.
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    Definitely traditional British food is boring and limited - it reflects what can grow here. The new stuff are pretty good tho (I think they called it, collectively, as "modern European").
    Offline

    15
    ReputationRep:
    no, i like ye old fish and chips,
    Offline

    12
    ReputationRep:
    Clearly you have never been to a Toby Carvery, the real jewel of the empire.
    Offline

    1
    ReputationRep:
    You'd be a fool to resist a Sunday roast. :coma:
    Offline

    13
    ReputationRep:
    being a brit - no

    I think our food is some of the best.
    Offline

    18
    ReputationRep:
    I don't think it's boring, but as it doesn't tend to rely on lots of spices for flavouring I think it's more sensitive to poor quality ingredients and cooking. I'm currently living in America and really miss a lot of the foods I would normally eat back home.
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Compton Menace)
    You cant steal food from other nations and pass it of as British


    Posted from TSR Mobile
    Except what we call Indian/Italian/Chinese etc cuisine bears little resemblance to authentic food from those places. We've taken it and made it our own. Chicken tikka masala being a classic example of something inspired by international cuisine but in of itself is a British creation.

    We're one of the few countries on Earth that routinely has food from all different corners of the world and we've been doing this so long that there's little you can really point to and say "that's is purely British food".

    But if you're going to move the goalposts to suit your biases then I still disagree, British food is not boring or limited.
    Offline

    4
    ReputationRep:
    Can't beat a bit of ******s and mash! Classic British dish The food I'm thinking off gets starred out, it begins with F and is similar to meatballs - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/******_(food)
    Offline

    17
    Yeah, but I don't have to live with it thankfully

    Although I will have to soon when I go uni...
    Offline

    20
    ReputationRep:
    If it wasn't then I wouldn't have to put in masala and chilli in my baked beans.
    Offline

    17
    ReputationRep:
    It's perfectly fine 👍🏼
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    Bacon sandwiches. Just sayin'.

    But yeah, British cuisine is not internationally renowned but it's not bad either. It has become far better in recent years thanks to increased immigration (TSR nationalists, come at me).
    Offline

    17
    (Original post by MrsSheldonCooper)
    If it wasn't then I wouldn't have to put in masala and chilli in my baked beans.
    I do this too
    Offline

    17
    (Original post by Sisuphos)
    Bacon sandwiches. Just sayin'.

    But yeah, British cuisine is not internationally renowned but it's not bad either. It has become far better in recent years thanks to increased immigration (TSR nationalists, come at me).
    The K in UKIP stands for kebab
    Offline

    15
    ReputationRep:
    No because it's a part of my culture. I can see how outsiders would find it boring though, it doesn't have the vivid appearance or smell that foreign cuisine has
    Offline

    20
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    I do this too
    *Asian high five
 
 
 
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • Poll
    Break up or unrequited love?
    Useful resources
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

    Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

    Quick reply
    Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.