The full English breakfast is one of the most wondrous dishes in the British cookbook. It’s a modular avalanche of meat, eggs and various other ingredients—some more disgusting than others—and when it comes to preparation, everyone has their own way of doing it. Each dish is as unique as a fingerprint (and probably just as salty).
But what if you wanted to have a go at making a fry-up, but you don’t know where to start? What you need is the help of a world renowned chef—preferably someone with anger issues, like Gordon Ramsay—and maybe his all-cooking daughter Tilly, who can help keep a lid on that temper of his.
And because each full English is subject to such extremes of personal interpretation, what if we brought in a jovial British talk show host to engage in some kind of sporting breakfast race?
Last night’s edition of The Late Late Show with James Corden has all of the vital ingredients:
Although actually this video might be a little more informative, all things considered: