British Food

10 Great British Bangers for Hot Dog Day

Before we really get stuck in, it might help to have a brief look at the language around sausages in Britain, and how they’ve been used in certain recipes. For example, the term bangers—when used to describe sausages and not …

Karen Gillan’s Favorite Condiment: Chippy Sauce

Earlier this week, Karen Gillan was tweeting about her excitement that she was returning to her native Scotland, and as someone that has spent a lot of time away from home, it’s the little things that you can’t get elsewhere …

5 British Breakfasts From History

For all that the great British fry-up is the king of all breakfasts (shut up, granola; back away, scrambled eggs; don’t test us, waffles, you will lose), it was not the only choice available to peckish Brits down the years. Not …

Personality Quiz: Which British Food Should You Try?

If you’re not gastronomically adventurous, the idea of sticking your face in a pie or pudding of unknown providence may be a little daunting at first, especially if they are not a fondly-remembered part of your childhood cuisine.

10 Places to Stock Up on British Goods in NYC

If you’re an expat desperate for the taste of MacClean’s Traditional Toothpaste or an Anglophile with regular cravings for Cadbury chocolate (you know, the real stuff), look no further—we’ve found ten foolproof …

Why are ‘Biscuits’ Different in Britain?

When considering the differing terminology for common things between Britain and the U.S., it’s often a case of finding out who called their thing the thing they call it first, and declaring them the winner.