Exchange students living with a host family in the United Kingdom receive three meals a day minimum - breakfast, packed lunch and evening meal.
Diet is changing in the Great Britain (United Kingdom).
Many host families in the United Kingdom prefer healthier options than traditional English food.
For breakfast, many host families in the United Kingdom prefer to eat toast or cereals with tea and coffee. Some host families occasionally eat a traditional English breakfast of fried bacon and eggs.
For lunch, host families in the United Kingdom provide exchange students with a packed lunch, which students have at lunchtime at school. The contents of a packed lunch vary, but usually include sandwiches, a packet of crisps, a piece of fruit or confectionary and a soft drink.
For evening meals, host families in the United Kingdom often serve a mixture of traditional English food and international cuisine. A traditional English meal includes meat and two vegetables, fish and chips or pie and chips. However, tastes are changing. Nowadays, many host families in the United Kingdom eat food from different countries. Spaghetti, pasta, rice, pizza, salads and Indian cuisine are just as likely to be served for evening meal as traditional foods. Curry is now the most popular food in the UK. Curry is an Indian dish of meat or vegetables cooked in a sauce of hot tasting spices, served with rice.