The following is a guest post. In England, a flapjack is not a thick pancake like in America, but an oatmeal bar made with basic ingredients. A flapjack is quick and easy to make and so delicious!
The following is a guest post. What’s in a name? After Smitten by Britain’s recent post about national comfort food Toad in the Hole, this seemed a great opportunity to explore some other British foods with strange names.
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. I find myself saying ‘awesome’ a lot and I ask for the ‘check’ and not the ‘bill’.
The following is a guest post. One of the many English delights I experienced in London this past Christmas was mulled wine. Back in November on a particularly chilly day, my friends and I wandered into a small pub where we were greeted with the most delightful smell.
The following is a guest post. I’ve discovered that many Americans are not familiar with a traditional British steak pie. Once, my parents invited some friends for dinner, and my mother told them she’d like them to try her steak pie. They were pleasantly surprised when they first tasted it, and immediately fell in love with […]
The following is a guest post. In the dead of winter (or any time for that matter) what better to have for lunch than cheese on toast – or should I say grilled cheese? It’s the same thing, isn’t it? Oh no it’s not, I hear cries from the Brits out there!
The following is a guest post. Having just spent Christmas in Cornwall, England, it dawned on me how big a role food plays in British culture. I wanted to make the festive period as ‘British’ as I could for my three Dutch children and what we ate turned out to be a big part of […]
The following is a guest post. To this very day one of my favorite comfort foods is Toad in the Hole. It takes me back to the school dinners I was served when I was in short trousers, in Birmingham, England in the early 1970’s.
The following is a guest post. Of all the sweet culinary delights associated with a traditional English Christmas the humble trifle has to be one of my favourites. It is not simply served at Christmas, and was common place at children’s parties and what not as I was back in short pants as a nipper […]