Are french fries and chips the same thing?

Why do British say chips?

To make that make sense, the potato chip (american parlance) was invented because someone was complaining that the chips that a chip-vendor was selling (UK parlance) were too thick. So he sliced them extra thin to spite him, but he ended up making crisps (UK Parlance) and we kept the name of Chips (American parlance).

What do they call chips in America?

In the US they are known as “potato chips” or sometimes just “chips”.

What do British call biscuits?

Scone (UK) / Biscuit (US)

These are the crumbly cakes that British people call scones, which you eat with butter, jam, sometimes clotted cream and always a cup of tea.

What chips are the healthiest?

8 Best Healthy Chips

  1. Barnana pink salt plantain chips. Price: $ …
  2. Jackson’s Honest sweet potato chips. Price: $ …
  3. Safe + Fair olive oil and sea salt popcorn quinoa chips. Price: $ …
  4. Lesser Evil Paleo Puffs. Price: $ …
  5. Made in Nature Veggie Pops. …
  6. Siete tortilla chips. …
  7. Brad’s veggie chips. …
  8. Forager Project grain-free greens chips.

Are french fries crisps healthy?

Even though they take their name from a potato product that’s notoriously high in fat, French Fries are among the healthiest crisps on supermarket shelves. They contain only 3.4g of fat, less than any other variety on this list, just 0.3g of saturates and 92 calories.

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