For our customers that are travelling to the UK to experience the culture and sights here, one of the main things you will want to experience is the culinary delights of the UK!!
There are many sights and delights to experience in the UK, from the museums of London, Castles of the UK, Stonehenge, and many many more. Most of the areas that will be on your list of things to see and do in the UK will have guided tours available, we have listed below some websites that offer guided tours.
As for the culinary delights, we have complied a list of things to sink your teeth in to!!
- Fish and Chips: A classic British dish consisting of deep-fried fish (usually cod or haddock) served with thick-cut chips (French fries). It’s often accompanied by mushy peas and tartar sauce.
- Full English Breakfast: A hearty breakfast that typically includes bacon, eggs, sausages, black pudding, baked beans, grilled tomatoes, mushrooms, and toast.
- Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding: A Sunday lunch staple, this dish features roasted beef served with crispy Yorkshire puddings (a baked batter), roast potatoes, vegetables, and gravy.
- Shepherd’s Pie: A comforting dish made with minced lamb or beef, mixed with vegetables and gravy, topped with mashed potatoes, and baked until golden.
- Cornish Pasty: A pastry filled with meat (traditionally beef) and vegetables, such as potatoes, onions, and swede (rutabaga). It was originally popular among miners in Cornwall.
- Haggis: A traditional Scottish dish made from sheep’s offal (heart, liver, and lungs), mixed with oats, suet, onions, and spices. It’s typically encased in a sheep’s stomach and served with neeps (turnips) and tatties (potatoes).
- Welsh Rarebit: A savory Welsh dish made by melting a mixture of cheese, beer or ale, mustard, and other ingredients, then spread on toasted bread and grilled until bubbling and golden.
- Ploughman’s Lunch: A cold meal featuring a selection of cheese (such as Cheddar), cold meats, pickles, bread, and butter. It’s often served in pubs and accompanied by a pint of beer.
- Scotch Egg: A hard-boiled egg wrapped in sausage meat, coated in breadcrumbs, and deep-fried until crispy. It can be served hot or cold.
- Bakewell Tart: A dessert originating from the town of Bakewell in England, it consists of a shortcrust pastry base filled with almond frangipane and a layer of jam, topped with icing and a cherry.
- Eton Mess: A traditional English dessert made with a mixture of crushed meringue, whipped cream, and strawberries. It’s often served in a messy, layered fashion.
- Black Bun: A Scottish fruitcake made with pastry and filled with a rich mixture of dried fruits, spices, and whisky. It’s typically consumed during Hogmanay (New Year’s Eve).
We look forward to welcoming you to Easicampers and helping you plan your journeys.