Some people say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But what do you think people in the UK have for breakfast? Watch and listen to what our speakers have to say.
Well, pretty boring when it comes to breakfast. And I have the same thing every day. I have a bowl of porridge. I make my porridge with milk and I add honey and whatever fruit is around the house, so sometimes fresh fruit, and sometimes dried fruit. And I have a glass of orange juice and a cup of coffee. Or sometimes two cups.
I guess with breakfast, I wear two hats. Sometimes I have toast and tea, an English breakfast tea. And when I'm with my family, it's usually an Indian breakfast, like a paratha, which is a layered flatbread. And I either have it with butter and scrambled eggs, or my favourite is stuffed paratha, which could be with potatoes inside. Or my favourite is actually with white radish. And I have that with masala chai. So it's a bit of a mixed bag for me.
Usually, I have Weetabix. Which is cereal, basically, it's cereal. But then, other weekends, if we have bread in, I'll have toast. But I won't have it before school, because it takes a while to make on the grill.
Toast and butter. Sometimes substantial of a weekend, we can have croissants or pastries. In the UK, I like to treat myself every now and again, and have a full English. So bacon, sausage, beans, fried bread, black pudding. If I can get them, kidneys. Yeah. But it's rare, once a month, if that. But that sets you up for the whole day.
In the last step, you read about the full English breakfast, but in reality most people have a smaller, healthier breakfast and only have a full English breakfast from time to time.
|Traditional breakfast||What people actually eat|
|Full English breakfast: fried bacon, sausage, egg, tomato, mushrooms, baked beans and toast||Fruit and yoghurt, cereal, toast, porridge|
What about you?
- In your country is there a traditional breakfast? What is it?
- What do most people have for breakfast? The 'traditional' breakfast? Or something else? How is it different?
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