Never let it be said that Brits aren’t serious about their sandwiches. Oh yes, we Brits (well, John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich) invented the sandwich and take enormous pride in our skills.
Although we don’t grow up with Thanksgiving, Brits in the U.S. are often charged with the task of “doing” Thanksgiving dinner anyway.
Who doesn’t love food suggestions? No one we’ve ever met. Food can mend heartache, create bonds, and, well, we need it to survive, so why not talk about it?
Ever looked down at your shopping trolley and wondered if the packets, jars and bottles of processed deliciousness you’ve piled up could be manufactured in your kitchen? Guess what, they can!
Every British expat living in the U.S. has a constant yearning for some culinary pleasure they left back home.
Always remember, dear reader, that one foodie’s weird is another foodie’s wonderful.
Sometime during the early 1990s, a new and exciting breakfast product appeared on the shelves of British supermarkets. I was aware of Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts thanks to American television shows, and when I saw boxes of them stacked into a …
While the U.K. has undoubtedly embraced American food tastes and trends, with the introduction of TGIF and the like, the reciprocity has been a little slow.
So, you’re craving various foodstuffs from home but can’t track them down in the U.S. or bring yourself to pay five times what the product is worth in international shipping.
If you ask any British expat what he or she misses most about their homeland, the majority will eventually—after perhaps citing their friends and family—list that very important element of day-to-day living: food.