Meals and Meal Times Breakfast - between 7:00 and 9:00, Brunch – at about 11:00 Lunch - between 12:00 and 1:30 p.m. Dinner (sometimes called Supper) - The main meal. Eaten anytime between 6:30 and 8:00 p.m.
Traditional English Breakfast It consists of eggs, bacon, sausages, fried bread, mushrooms and baked beans all washed down with a cup of coffee.
Typical English Breakfast Many people, especially children, will eat a bowl of cereal. They are made with different grains such as corn, wheat, oats etc.
Typical English Breakfast Another breakfast includes: Toast with butter or jam or margarine or marmalade ( a type of jam made from oranges Melon, grapefruit or fruit cocktail
Continental Breakfast A continental breakfast is a small meal and is not cooked; for example, a bread roll or croissant with cheese or ham and a cup of coffee. The most common drinks at this time of day are orange juice or a cup of breakfast tea.
Brunch The meal usually involves standard breakfast foods such as eggs, sausages, bacon, pastries, pancakes, and the like However, it can include almost any other type of food served throughout the day: meat or poultry, seafood, smoked fish, salads, soups or desserts of all types. Often, however, the term brunch is headed more towards breakfast than lunch.
Lunch Children at school and adults at work will have a packed lunch. This typically consists of a sandwich, a packet of crisps, a piece of fruit and a drink. The packed lunch is kept in a plastic container.
Packed Lunch a sandwich, a piece of fruit and a drink in a special lunch box
Tea-time Tea-time is between 3:30 and 5:00). Tea, and biscuits (American English: cookies), cakes or savoury foods such as sandwiches or tea- cakes. High tea is a light meal eaten in the early evening (for example, 6 oclock) served with a pot of tea; this is popular in north England and Scotland.
Dinner A typical British meal for dinner is "meat and two veg". We put hot brown gravy, (traditionally made from the juices of the roast meat, but more often today from a packet!) on the meat and usually the vegetables. One of the vegetables is almost always potatoes. Ham and pickle sandwiches. It is common to eat a dessert (also known as a pudding, or informally as afters) after the main dish.
Dishes Appetiser Starter Main course Dessert / Pudding