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So tea and scones are pretty much a given (and a little stereotypical to be honest), but there's a lot more to British cuisine. Even if you aren't up to packing in a full English breakfast over the course of Saturday morning and afternoon, there are so many other options. Amazing sweets, combined with savory and hearty dishes, all work together to create some iconic British breakfast foods. Who knows? You just might develop a taste for beans every morning.
As you enjoy your tarts, sandwiches, and other fare, remember you're in good company. Some of these recipes are a part of the country's history and tradition. Although British cuisine is sometimes the subject of jokes nowadays, the country has a long history of fine dining. "Two hundred years ago, the phrase ‘a fine English meal’ was considered high praise," said food authority and television personality Andrew Zimmern in BBC America. And as these recipes show, it's easy to make a fine English meal out of Britain's current culinary offerings as well.