The humble lasagne has its roots in Ancient Roman cuisine – though the original version would have been nowhere near as decadent as the rich, layered, sauce-smothered dish we know today.
Welsh rarebit and croque monsieur are delicious cheese on toast variations, but the grilled cheese sandwich is so simple, rich, and fulfilling that it had to be near the top of our list.
This iconic British dish has humble origins but has become a symbol of British cuisine. The crispy, battered fish contrasts with the soft, fluffy interior of the chips.
While not a traditional British dish, Chicken Tikka Masala has become a British favorite. The succulent grilled chicken, enveloped in a creamy and spiced tomato sauce, represents the multicultural nature of modern British cuisine.
A delightful snack or appetizer, the Scotch Egg combines the richness of a soft or hard-boiled egg with the savory goodness of sausage meat and a crispy breadcrumb coating. It's a popular treat for picnics and pub fare.
Hailing from Cornwall, the Cornish Pasty is a portable delight. The pastry crust encases a filling of meat, potatoes, and vegetables, creating a convenient and delicious on-the-go meal.