Let me tell you something, sir. You want a good breakfast? No I’m talking holy grail of breakfasts. You want that, you want England. Now, I say England has the best breakfast, but unless it’s something you really like, don’t have the “English Breakfast.” Let me detail it out for you.
It’s a big plate with scrambled eggs, stewed tomatoes (I’m not even kidding), baked beans--except they aren’t really baked beans; they taste different--hashbrowns, Canadian bacon (which should be called awkward ham because that’s what it is. It’s ham and it’s cold and it’s weirdly salty), and then finally tea and toast.
Now, the whole dealy-o is...well, I guess if you like that sort of thing, go for it. However, there is one little aspect of this breakfast that is truly divine.
Tea and toast.
I don’t know how, maybe it’s because of Harry Potter and his magic, but for some reason the toast is always perfect. It arrives on this handy-dandy little toast holder, that has each piece in its own slot that must be how they toasted it so perfectly. I don’t know. But it comes out and every piece is gloriously golden-brown, like a perfect marshmallow. (I don’t want to hear from you people who immolate your marshmallows. That is fun if you’re burning down a city, but you just can’t eat that monstrosity afterward.) But the toast, the toast is warm and crispy and not burnt even a little. There’s a lovely array of jams and jellies and butter and you can make your toast as perfect as you want. Take a nice raspberry jam maybe and scratch it out to the edges, adding another layer until it spreads smoothly.And then the tea. Well, this is England, let’s remember so the tea is going to be superb. The proper tea for breakfast is of course, English Breakfast Tea. And it comes out in a teapot and it’s perfect and it’s lovely and you can’t find better tea anywhere in the world.
[blueberry crepes, it's been ten days since I posted. Very sorry everyone. I'll make up for it in a few days with a longer, interesting post. And probably also another tip/lesson thing too. :) ]