British Kippers Kippers are one of those quintessentially English foods that leave us open for mockery. A kipper is a herring, sliced in half before being salted and smoked. It was once a common breakfast food, especially for the lower classes in the cities where fresh fish would be rare and expensive. Kippers can be enjoyed at any time though, and make a great item to throw on a barbecue.
Kippers with lemon butter and capers for breakfast in Ireland. A traditional fish breakfast for this seafaring island. I found these delicious ones at Moorings Restaurant and Guesthouse in Portmagee Ireland. A kipper is a whole herring that has been sl