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Cornish pasty voted 'mid tier' in best British foods

Cornish pasty voted 'mid tier' in best British foods

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 12:26pm 12th June 2019.

The Cornish pasty... one of the best loved British foods, right?

For us nothing gets better than a peppery medium steak. Proper job.

But apparently not everyone across the country feels the same.

YouGov has carried out a survey of the best classic British foods - with five tiers.

But some people may be surprised to learn that the population voted things like a bacon sandwich and cottage pie are better than a pasty! 'ell up!

The 'God Tier' included the likes of Yorkshire puddings, a Sunday roast, and fish and chips - but the Cornish pasty came in on the 'Mid Tier'.

Take a look at the results below...

The results have caused outrage on Twitter from people all over the country.

Jonathan wrote: "Steak and kidney pudding is absolutely elite tier. Get me out of this country."

Emma said: "Welsh rarebit in the mid tier? I didn't fight in two world wars for this!"

And Vincent added: "Everything in the 'Crap Tier' is phenomenal, you utter utter criminals."

At least they put the jam on first with the scones...

"The results also reveal that men are noticeably more likely than women to enjoy steak and kidney pudding (63% versus 47%), black pudding (56% versus 38%) and steak and kidney pie (58% versus 40%). For their part, women are more likely to say they appreciate cauliflower cheese (76% versus 62%).

"Generational differences are even bigger, although they are all one-sided with younger Britons being less likely to have enjoyed the foods than their elders. The most noticeable is the enormous 43 percentage point gap between 18 to 24 year olds and those aged 55 and over regarding liver and onion, with just 15% of the former liking it compared to 58% of the latter."


Thoughts on the results? Let us know...

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