Tag Archives: Food

Foods That Brits and Americans Pronounce Differently

So we all know that Americans and Brits pronounce tomato differently, although, I must say, I’ve never heard anyone pronounce potato the way they suggest in the song. Po-TAHT-o anyone?

10 British and American Store-Bought Items You Can Make Yourself

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!

10 American Fast Food Chains You’ll Hate Yourself For Loving

The U.S. is home to an estimated 160,000 fast food restaurants stuffing 50,000 customers full of meat, cheer and saturated fat every single day.

10 Strange Things Brits Find in American Supermarkets

One of the first things you have to do when you arrive in a new country is to go grocery shopping. New Brits in America probably won’t be intimidated by the size of stores, but once you start wheeling up and down the aisles you’ll ...

A Matter of Taste: An Expat on Differences Between British and American Palates

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 ...

7 British Food Habits Americans Will Never Understand

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.

6 American Food Habits Brits Will Never Understand

Despite the fact that many American food trends are now global, there are still a few dishes that Brits here don’t do.

10 American Substitutes for British Grocery Staples

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.

8 Situations When Brits Behave Differently from Americans

Those of us who were born and raised in the U.K. have our own special, but not necessarily sensible, way of doing things.

We’re Not in Tesco Anymore: Six Ways U.S. Supermarkets Differ From British Ones

While food shopping (a.k.a. grocery shopping) isn’t an ordeal in the U.S., there are quite a few elements that still surprise Brits.