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COOKING WITH AMBASSADORS

British recipes: The Great British Breakfast (video included)

Ingredients and preparation:Scottish haggis (vegetarian version). Cook by steaming for 45 minutes (different haggises vary). Northern Ireland potato flatbread (you can buy this from Marks and Spencer). Serve grilled, with salted butter.

Great British Breakfast(Source: Jana Liptáková)

Ingredients and preparation:
Scottish haggis (vegetarian version). Cook by steaming for 45 minutes (different haggises vary).

Northern Ireland potato flatbread (you can buy this from Marks and Spencer). Serve grilled, with salted butter.

Grilled West Country bacon . Cook under a medium grill for 5-10 minutes on each side). This bacon comes from near Padstow, Cornwall.

Grilled Lincolnshire sausages . Grill for 30-40 minutes under a medium heat, turning occasionally so that they brown nicely. Arguably the best British sausages.

Other ingredients: Grilled tomatoes; grilled mushrooms; steamed green beans; roast potatoes; fried eggs.

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