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A French biscuit made by a British biscuit company

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. So, just to remove the element of suspense, when it comes to biscuits, the Brits win. That’s all you need […]

Royal Roundup: Sweet News for Baker Fiona Cairns

The bakers have been announced for the two cakes that will be served at Kate and William’s wedding reception. The multi-tiered wedding fruit cake will be crafted by Leicestershire’s Fiona Cairns. Her eponymous firm began in her kitchen and now supplies 27,000 cakes per week to stores such as Harrod’s, Selfridges and Sainsbury’s.┬áThe cake will […]