Pub Food in London
A picture of a typical London pub.
English pubs can be found everywhere in the world, which is not surprising. The elegant wooden furniture, good ales on tap and a friendly atmosphere is all any pub-goer can ask for. But some, mostly those in the "motherland" offer more than a place to enjoy a quality beverage.
For several centuries pub food has prevented people going hungry while enjoying their friends' company next to a pint - and due to the usually salty and/or dry nature of them - help bartenders sell more ale.
So let's see what is worthy to try when in a traditional
After microwaves became more popular, the pub foods started to increase in variety (and decrease in quality according to some), and one of my personal favourites, Scottish egg was added to the repertoire. This is an egg (sometimes half an egg) coated in minced pork meat and covered with breadcrumbs. Then they are deep fried in oil (and later probably re-heated in the microwave).
Pies also found their ways to the pubs, and by now a lot
of places offer steak and ale pie (a buttery dough filled
with beef stewed in ale), steak and kidney pie or shepherd's
pie (a layer of minced meat, peas, carrots and mashed
potatoes baked with beef stock) and some other meals that
are easy heat up without the quality suffering too much.