Even better than a side of fries is a side of crisps. Sour cream or prawn cocktail, salt and vinegar or the wild BBQ. Look, a sandwich is always a good idea. But a sandwich stuffed with crisps is genius.
For those whose parents wanted every experience to be a learning experience, they had quite a dose of letter shaped meals after schools. Like the sausages and peas combo served with letter-shaped potatoes. Carbs have never been more fun.
You can't but cheer up at the sight of spaghetti hoops, can you? There's something cheery about these tiny hoops. For Brits coming home from school, finding spaghetti hoops served on toast after a long day at school is the equivalent of sitting on the sofa with a glass of red wine after work.
I don't think Brits are allowed to run out of custard in their homes. It's like a mandatory thing like salt or milk. And this is why many kids got a bowl of banana slices dunked in creamy custard after school.
Potato waffles weren't just there to nourish us. They were there to provide entertainment with their little holes. It was a way of getting sucked into the vortex of its holes and forget about homework.
Another classic. Really, the reason adults order their kids chicken nuggets is so they can steal their chicken nuggets and have a nostalgic moment. This is the ultimate comfort food after school served with a dab of mayo and ketchup.
Arctic roll, Roly Poly, what did you call this sweet treat? This roll was a staple with tea. You could even dunk it in your warm drink just to get it all soggy. Although, if a huge chunk of it fell in it, then all hell would break loose.
Much like chicken nuggets, Turkey Twizzlers were also a fried piece of comfort after school. The twirling shape just made the whole food even more fun. How have these things remained in the shadow of the chicken nugget?