What is a full English breakfast?
Sometimes called a fry up, a full English is a hearty, hefty breakfast plate served in the UK and Ireland. Full English breakfasts are so popular that they’re pretty much offered throughout the day as all-day breakfast. Full English breakfasts contain: sausages, back bacon, eggs, tomatoes, mushrooms, fried bread, and beans.
How to make a full English Breakfast
It takes a bit of juggling and two pans, because making a full English is mostly about multitasking. You can do it!
- Warm the beans. Open the can of beans and warm in a small pot over low heat, stirring occasionally.
- Cook the sausages and bacon. While the beans are warming, cook the sausages over medium to medium low, until browned and cooked through, turning as needed. Push the sausages to one side and add the bacon and fry, flipping as needed.
- If you’re having black pudding, add it to the pan and fry, flipping once. Keep everything warm in the pan over a low flame.
- Cook the mushrooms and tomatoes. In another pan, sear the mushrooms until brown and caramelized. Move to one side. Add the tomatoes, cut side down and sear.
- Fry the bread and cook the eggs (usually sunny side up eggs). Move the meats from the pan and fry the bread in the drippings until golden and crisp. Cook the eggs in the pan that the mushrooms and tomatoes were in.
- Plate and enjoy! Scoop the beans in the middle of the plate then add the bacon at 1-2 o’clock, add the sausages at 3 o’clock, then the eggs at 6. If you have blood pudding, pop that on at 8 o’clock and then fill the rest of the plate with the tomatoes at 11 o’clock and the mushrooms at 12. Fried bread can get tucked in wherever or placed on a side plate. Enjoy!
What to serve with a full English breakfast
Coffee or tea! Tea is traditionally English but coffee is perfectly acceptable too. Add milk, sugar, and/or cream based on personal preference.
sources (article; video): A Breakdown of the Full English Breakfast, I am a food blog; English Breakfast with Gordon and Matilda Ramsay, The Late Late Show with James Corden, Youtube
|back bacon||hátszínből készített szalonna|
|to flip||feldobva átfordítani|
|to pop (informal UK)||menni/megy|
|to constitute||áll valamiből|
|Are you on a budget?||Spórolsz?|
|to be harsh on||kemény/szigorú valakivel|
|to be jealous||féltékeny|
|to get burnt//to get caramelized||megégni//karamellizálódni|
|it wasn’t my fault!||Nem az én hibám volt/
nem én voltam a hibás
|the press launch||sajtóbemutató|
|Get out of my kitchen!!||Ki a konyhámból!!|