New research finds that men who can make an amazing stir-fry are sexier than those who can slice avocado on toast.
The English Breakfast Association found that 84 percent of women see the ability to do a good full English as “very exciting” or “totally turn on”.
But fewer than one in five found those who make millennials’ favorite breakfast appealing.
But vegan breakfast producers have criticized the study – saying fry has passed the peak of its popularity and alternatives are becoming faster and easier.
Chairman Guise Bule praised the meal’s “seductive power” calling the traditional dish a “true expression of love”.
The English Breakfast Association found that 84 per cent of women see the ability to do a good full English as “very exciting” or “all-round on”.
It must be very attractive, said project manager Ryan Davis, 45, who is very good at making French fries.
He said, “After speaking with a number of research participants, we concluded that what they found really exciting was people’s attention to detail, quality, and care in preparing a traditional dish of food and then showing it to them for viewing and consumption.
It’s often said that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach – doubly so with English breakfast – but when a man makes a great English breakfast using ingredients sourced from British farmers and butchers, it raises his prestige. in life, making him more attractive to the opposite sex in the process.
At the 1st Choice Café in Kingswood, Bristol, tradesmen from carpenters to masons sit down to a full English breakfast.
‘I have to be attractive, I can make a fried breakfast,’ Ryan Davis, 45, a project manager at a carpentry firm, joked.
I think cooking is generally an attractive quality in a man. I would definitely cook my stir-fry if I was cooking breakfast for my wife at home, and she would be happier with that.
I also think it’s more masculine when a guy can eat a full English breakfast too.
A man who eats a full English breakfast will probably go and do an entire day’s work after that meal. It’s a working man’s breakfast, you have to work harder to burn it off.
“If you eat avocados, you’re more likely to be a stay-at-home dad or something.”
Andy James, 50, who works in waste disposal services, says he thinks his wife loves fries — and he wouldn’t be happy if he handed her avocado on toast.
Stonemason Billy England says sausage is the sexiest part of his favorite breakfast
The 33-year-old says he’ll be in his partner’s good books for the rest of the day if he makes her fry
Andy James, 50, who works in waste disposal services, said: “Avocado on toast isn’t for me. I cook breakfast most days, and I’m likely to cook stir-fry. I think my wife would be happier with a full English fry-up, too.”
I can see how that would be a more attractive option.
“Even in the summer when the temperatures are warmer and you want some lighter food, I still cook a meal with elements of hash browns, like scrambled eggs. I still base it on my sauté, but just without cooking my full breakfast.
“In the winter, there is nothing better than a full English to warm you up and prepare you for the day.”
Stonemason Billy England, 33, who was about to plunge into a full English frying pan, said: ‘I think it’s a good skill if a man can actually cook.
‘Traditionally, it’s a woman’s place to cook, but nowadays if you get up and cook a lady’s pan, she’ll be in the good books for the rest of the day.
The hottest part of it has to be the sausage. My wife prefers sausage or bacon on a plate rather than something like avocado on toast.
But at a trendy country brunch spot, The Crafty Egg, cabinetmaker Thomas Mason, 64, said he disagreed with the connection between a man’s attractiveness and his ability to cook up a stir-fry.
At a trendy rustic brunch spot, The Crafty Egg, cabinetmaker Thomas Mason, 64, was enjoying some shakshuka. He said he disagreed with the relationship between a man’s attractiveness and his ability to cook a fry.
Nature and health practitioner Jason Lake, 40, said his wife — who’s from Mexico — prefers a light breakfast of avocado on toast.
‘I don’t necessarily agree with the hypothesis that being able to cook breakfast makes a man more attractive,’ said Thomas, who was enjoying a shakshuka for breakfast.
My wife and I have a light breakfast, and avocado on toast is your kind of breakfast. She’ll be happier if you make them that way, than a whole fry.
I can understand why making a fry might be more appreciated, since there’s more to it, and it’s a bit more complicated.
But I think any cooking skill is a good skill to have. If I was making breakfast at home, I’d go for something a little quicker and easier.
Nature and health practitioner Jason Lake, 40, who was enjoying a cup of coffee at the Grounds, also seemed surprised by the survey results.
He said, ‘If I’m going to cook breakfast, it won’t be fried. I find it a bit heavy.
I think with today’s young people, English fried breakfast may have passed its peak of popularity now too.
My wife is Mexican so she’s not really bothered about whether or not I can cook a full English.
I think because she’s from Mexico, if you made avocado on toast for breakfast, she’d think it was amazing. She would love it. But we’re not really full English breakfast people.