The following is a guest post. Like many great cultural events, the Wimbledon tennis championships have generated other traditions, besides the game.
In celebration of Pi day (March 14, or 3.14), here is a quick guide to some of Britain’s favourite kinds of pies.
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. 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.
The following is a guest post. If you haven’t yet thought about festive gift-giving, we’re fast approaching the time when you’ll need to get your Santa act together. And if socks and a bottle of wine feel too predictable this year, you might take inspiration from some unusual gifts from British history.
The following is a guest post. Do you believe in things that go bump in the night? According to Visit Britain, half of adults think ghosts might exist. And as Halloween approaches, spook-seekers all over the UK are getting ready to spot headless horsemen and ladies in white gowns.