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The Big Breakfast

What is served at a full breakfast?

Breakfast may begin with orange juice, cereals, stewed or fresh fruits but the heart of the Full breakfast is bacon and eggs. They are variously accompanied by sausages, grilled tomato, mushrooms, tea, toast and marmalade. Black pudding & white pudding are a traditional extra.

Each country though, also has its own accompaniments.

A Full English breakfast may have Black Pudding, Baked Beans and Fried Bread.
   A Full Scottish, Potato Scones (Tattie Scones), Haggis and Oatcakes.
   A Full Irish – Black Pudding & White Pudding and Soda Bread.
   A Full Welsh – Laverbread.
   An Ulster Fry is not dissimilar to a Full English but may also have Irish soda bread and is served again, throughout the day.

Other Popular Dishes for a Traditional Breakfast:

As if all that food isn't enough other dishes which may be found at a full breakfast are Porridge, Deviled Kidneys, Kedgeree, and Kippers.

Other names for Breakfast:

Though a ‘Full Breakfast’ is universally known and understood other terms used include: A Fry Up, A Full Monty, and in Ireland it is some times known as a Chub. http:// britishfood.about.com/

Various parts of the United Kingdom have their own variants of the full breakfast, including the full English breakfast, (full Monty), full Scottish breakfast and the Ulster fryup.

The ingredients of a fry-up vary according to region and taste. They are often served with condiments such as brown sauce or ketchup.

Some of the additional ingredients that may be included in a full breakfast are:

     Black Pudding

     White Pudding

Black, white pudding

Baked beans

Sausages, sausage links or patties

Sliced sausage (also known as Lorne square sausage, popular in Scotland)

Fried or grilled bacon, also referred to as "rashers" or "slices" Ayrshire, Gammon, Irish, Back or Streaky bacon

Fried bread (usually fried in the grease left from the bacon)

Bubble and squeak

Chips, hash browns or pan fries

Sautéed potatoes, also known as home fries

Potato bread (also called "fadge" or tattie scone)

Potato cake or Irish potato bread

Eggs, fried, poached, scrambled or in a basket (in a basket is where they cut a hole in a piece of bread and fry the egg in the center)

English muffins or scones

French toast

Fruit pudding in Scotland

Kidneys, grilled or fried


Fried mushrooms


Pancakes (Ireland)

Soda bread or Scottish Batch (Black Top) Bread


Fried, grilled, or tinned tomatoes

Potato waffles

Fried onions

Full English breakfast

The normal ingredients of a traditional full English breakfast are back or streaky bacon, eggs, fried or grilled tomatoes, fried mushrooms, baked beans, fried bread or toast and sausages, usually served with a mug of tea. Black pudding is added in some regions as well as fried leftover mashed potatoes (called potato cakes). Originally a way to use up leftover vegetables from the main meal of the day before, bubble and squeak, shallow-fried leftover vegetables with potato, has become a breakfast feature in its own right. Tatters and baked beans are a common modern addition, while onions either fried or in rings occasionally appear. In the North Midlands, fried or grilled oatcakes sometimes replace fried bread.

When an English breakfast is ordered to contain everything available it is often referred to as a Full English, or a Full Monty.

Full Irish breakfast

An Irish breakfast consisting of sausages, black and white pudding, bacon and fried eggs.

In Ireland, as elsewhere, the exact constituents of a full breakfast vary, depending on geographical area, personal taste and cultural affiliation. Traditionally, the most common ingredients are bacon rashers, sausages, fried eggs, white pudding, black pudding, toast, sautéed, sliced potato, and fried tomato. Sautéed mushrooms are also sometimes included, as well as liver (although popularity has declined in recent years), and brown soda bread. A full Irish breakfast may be accompanied with a strong Irish Breakfast tea such as Barry's Tea, Lyons Tea, or Bewley's breakfast blend served with milk. Fried potato bread, farl, potato farl or toast is often served as an alternative to brown soda bread.

Ulster Fry

A full Ulster Fry served in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

An Ulster Fry is a dish similar to the Irish fry or the Full English, and is popular throughout Ulster (hence the name).

A traditional Ulster Fry consists of bacon, eggs, sausages (either pork or beef), the farl form of soda bread (the farl split in half crossways to expose the inner bread and then fried with the exposed side down), potato bread and wheaten farl. Other common components include mushrooms, baked beans or pancake. All this is traditionally fried, however in recent decades, people have taken to grilling the ingredients instead.

The Ulster Fry is often served for breakfast, lunch and dinner in households and cafés around the province. Emigrants have also popularized the serving of an Ulster Fry outside Northern Ireland.

The usual accompaniment is strong Tea, which will typically be a blend which is Assam-rich.

Full Scottish Breakfast

In Scotland, the traditional breakfast starts with porridge or oatmeal, but the "Full Scottish Breakfast", along with the usual eggs, bacon and sausage, is usually differentiated by Scottish-style black pudding, haggis and tattie scones. It may also include fried tomato, baked beans, white pudding, fruit pudding (also fried), and oatcakes. In some instances, the regular "link" sausage is replaced or augmented by square sliced sausage also known as Lorne sausage.

Full Welsh breakfast

The traditional Welsh breakfast includes laver bread, a seaweed purée which is then mixed with oatmeal, formed into patties and fried in bacon fat. Cockles are also often eaten. however, a "Full Welsh breakfast" will be listed on a Welsh hotel menu, but be identical in content to a Full English Breakfast.

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