Take a peek at these idioms and expressions with bread and pastry. They all come with picture to help you understand better.

bread idioms

No matter which country you’re from, you’re bound to have bread in your diet. Bread is a cheap staple food made from flour, water, and yeast (to make it rise). It’s then baked in the oven.

FUN FACT – ‘ Brown bread’ is a slang term meaning dead. It’s a special type of slang that is specifically for London – it’s called Cockney rhyming slang.

bread idioms and sayings
bread idioms and sayings - as warm as toast
bread idioms and sayings - bread and butter
bread idioms - breadwinner
bread idioms and sayings - bun in the oven
bread idioms - dough
bread expressions - know which side of one's bread is buttered
bread idioms - loaf around
bread expressions - on the breadline
bread idioms and sayings - the best thing since sliced bread

pie expressions

Who doesn’t love a pie? A pie (pronounced p-i-yuh) is a sweet or savoury filling that is encased in delicious pasty and baked in the oven. Popular British fillings include: minced beef and onion, steak and kidney, chicken and mushroom and for dessert – apple.

pie idioms and expressions
pie idioms and expressions - as easy as pie
pie idioms and expressions - as nice as pie
pie sayings - eat humble pie
pie sayings - have one's fingers in lots of pies
pie idioms and expressions - pie in the sky
pie sayings - pie-eyed
pie idioms and expressions - slice of the pie

sandwich phrases

A sandwich is a classic food us Brits eat for lunch. It consists of a delicious filling which includes meat, cheese and salad vegetables sandwiched between 2 pieces of bread. Yes, that’s right, I said ‘sandwiched’. It’s also a regular verb which means to insert or squeeze people or objects between other people or objects. For example

  • I didn’t enjoy the concert, I was sandwiched between 2 6-foot men,

FUN FACT – The ‘d’ in sandwich can be pronounced or silent, in reality, most people pronounce it like ‘sam-wich’.

sandwich idioms and phrases
sandwich idioms and phrases - knuckle sandwich
sandwich idioms and phrases - sandwich short of a picnic