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How much of this breakfast could you eat?

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Riverwalk Thu 15-Jan-15 13:07:48

Ignoring the awfulness of scoffing competitions, how much of this 59-item breakfast on offer in Portishead could you eat?

I like savoury foods for breakfast and have a big appetite in the morning (and other times grin) so could polish-off:

2 bacon
2 sausages
2 eggs
1 hash brown
Few beans
1 toast

Big Breakfast

jinglbellsfrocks Thu 15-Jan-15 13:13:13

I'm the same as you Riverwalk. Might be able to manage 2 slices of toast though.

Riverwalk Thu 15-Jan-15 13:18:38

I'm trying to work out what's to the left of the black pudding.

rubysong Thu 15-Jan-15 13:24:00

2 bacon, one egg, mushrooms, tomato, fried bread, followed by tea, brown toast and apricot jam. That's my ideal 'full English' and it would last me most of the day. Definitely no sausages unless I have already had them. I am very fussy about sausages, we buy them in Yorkshire, frozen and bring them back to Cornwall.
Eating contests/challenges are dreadful.

I read most of the article, it's a shame the Guardian don't know that Brigg is in Lincolnshire not Leicestershire. (If Kitty tells me there is a Brigg in Leicestershire I retract that.)

jinglbellsfrocks Thu 15-Jan-15 13:25:43

The hash browns perhaps? Whatever, it's so making my mouth water now! grin

Riverwalk Thu 15-Jan-15 13:27:08

No, at 6 o'clock on the platter, below the onion rings.

jinglbellsfrocks Thu 15-Jan-15 13:30:20

Some more mushrooms? Try clicking on the link to the breakfast in the text. Gives you a better view.

jinglbellsfrocks Thu 15-Jan-15 13:31:07

I'm off to do a (small) fry-up.

gillybob Thu 15-Jan-15 14:25:59

Just looking at that breakfast made me feel a bit sick. I very rarely eat any breakfast although I do sometimes have a small bowl of cereal or a slice of toast on a Saturday and Sunday. If I ate a cooked breakfast I would need to have a lie down.

pompa Thu 15-Jan-15 14:34:37

I'd want brown sauce to go with it

Anne58 Thu 15-Jan-15 14:54:55

IMO baked beans are not a breakfast food!

ninathenana Thu 15-Jan-15 14:55:36

Usual Sunday breakfast for us..
Two sausages
Two rashers
One fried egg
Two hash browns
Tin tomatoes (shared)

Washed down with OJ and followed by brew

I don't think even DH could eat the meal in the article.

gillybob Thu 15-Jan-15 14:57:02

Bloomin heck ninathenana That would last me all Sunday and Monday too. smile

Ana Thu 15-Jan-15 15:03:32

Same here, gillybob! grin

grumppa Thu 15-Jan-15 15:33:59

Looks good, Ninathenana, but I'll have some black pudding instead of the egg, and fried fresh tomatoes. Hardly ever have cooked breakfast at home, but the Full English is a must on holidays in England.

grumppa Thu 15-Jan-15 15:34:36

Oh, and fried bread.

crun Thu 15-Jan-15 15:44:17

I've been through nearly that much in a day, but not without about 120-150 miles of cycling to burn it off.

KatyK Thu 15-Jan-15 15:53:03

I usually have a bowl of granola with skimmed milk and a bit of fruit on top! grin

Riverwalk Thu 15-Jan-15 15:57:35

Katy I'm afraid you're not allowed on this thread if that's what you eat for breakfast! grin

Lona Thu 15-Jan-15 15:58:47

For me it would be (rare occasion)
2 bacon
1 egg
few mushrooms
i fried banana

There are a couple of things on that plate that I can't identify, same thing as River and what's between the dishes of beans and tomatoes?
Is it a pancake?

FlicketyB Thu 15-Jan-15 16:03:01

Sorry, but I think this is gross. Gluttony is never attractive.

thatbags Thu 15-Jan-15 16:10:45

I think it's gross too, not the food, but the gluttony. I had a bacon butty for breakfast which consisted of two slices of bread, unbuttered, three thin rashers of bacon, half a tomato, sliced and fried, and some 'sweated' and chopped spinach. I've no idea how many calories that would add up to but it's about as much as I ever eat at once.

shysal Thu 15-Jan-15 16:14:29

Apart from the large quantity on that plate, the quality doesn't look good, especially the sausages. I would rather have a smaller helping, of local farm produce. I could eat it right now, but going for a Harvester meal tonight so 'saving' myself. I have already printed off the menu and made my selection - chicken breast, 321 calories, plus fries, salad etc!

jinglbellsfrocks Thu 15-Jan-15 16:15:08

A fried banana?! That's different. smile

jinglbellsfrocks Thu 15-Jan-15 16:18:46

The sausages do look very Walls. I can't identify all of it.

But I've got to stop looking at it! I am NOT hungry. I am NOT!