I’m a Brit who loves living in the USA! I’m very much an ex-jolly-hockey sticks Brit, who’s embraced the American lifestyle and to confirm this I now frequently don a cowboy hat and Daisy Dukes.
Traditionally B&B stands for Bed and Breakfast. With locations all over Great Britain, a bed and breakfast is defined as a small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodation and breakfast but usually does not offer other meals.
The following is a guest post. Only in Great Britain could you get away with some of the rudest names for a pub that you can ever imagine. Some could be named totally by innocent or created just to sound downright disgusting or offensive.
The following is a guest post. My second in the series of pubs of Central England focuses on the one question that often comes up in conversations – Are there any haunted pubs in central England?
Eating out might seem simple, but for an expat, it’s a minefield of potential embarrassment and offense, not to mention the possibility of ending up with something completely different to what you think you’ve ordered.
In celebration of Pi day (March 14, or 3.14), here is a quick guide to some of Britain’s favourite kinds of pies.
Let’s face it, these days you can get most foods wherever you are in the world. But there are a few foods I’ve tried in America, which taste totally different from their English counterparts.
It’s British Pie Week! Not that I ever really need an excuse to make a pie, but it’s great to have an excuse to make more than one in a week.
In the minds of most British foodies, ‘custard’ is almost inseparable from ‘tart’. Our ancestors thought so too, as the word custard is derived from the French croustade, meaning a kind of pie.