British cuisine – maturitní otázka (2)

 

Otázka: British Cuisine

Jazyk: Angličtina

Přidal(a): Yumeko

 

 

What comes to your mind when you hear British cuisine?

  • Fish and chips
  • Bad reputation – British food is tasteless and uninteresting
  • Overcooked vegetable and chips with everything

 

History

  • After world war II immigrants have brought their own cooking
  • Result: great variety of Asian, Mexican, Indian, Greek and Chinese restaurants

 

Idioms

  • The exam was piece of cake
  • They pay in peanuts
  • She has got a sugar daddy

 

Brunch

  • a meal eaten in the late morning that is a combination of breakfast and lunch

 

Lunch

  • Small food which they can take away with them and eat it quickly = junk food
  • Sandwich = Earl of Sandwich – he was busy with gambling, he had no time for lunch, so he ordered meat and put it in two pieces of bread

 

Pubs

  • Many pubs are owned by a brewery
  • Friday and Saturday pubs are crowded
  • ,,Pub Crawl´´ ( having a drink in each pub )
  • Opening hours: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Nobody comes to tables to take orders or money
  • You pay for each drink at the bar
  • Never say everything is on me – if you say that, you must pay every drink for everyone in the pub
  • When time or last orders is called you have ten minutes to finish the drink

 

Afternoon tea

  • It also means afternoon meal or sandwiches and cakes
  • They drink tea to keep away hunger in 18th century
  • Become social occasion – chat with friends

 

Other common meals in Britain

  • Beans on toast
  • Yorkshire pudding
  • Custard
  • Black pudding
  • Crisps





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