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.
The following is a guest post. Warning: Recipe for incredibly moreish treat below!
You know I often post recipes for foods I miss from the UK. Well, here’s another one – sausage rolls!
The great urban myth is that Blackheath, London was named after pits of the dead buried there during the great plague of 1664 or the “Black Death” of the 14th century.
The following is a guest post. Picture the scene: a typically Dutch dull, grey Sunday morning, sitting around the breakfast table with visitors from Britain. I chose this morning to soft boil some eggs, toast some bread and cut it up into strips as part of the morning feast.
The following is a guest post. My recent post about flapjack prompted a Facebook follower to ask if we remembered Australian Crunch. Oh my goodness, yes, of course I do. How could I forget that delicious, chocolaty, crunchy bar we enjoyed as kids? Do you remember it?