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7 British Food Habits Americans Will Never Understand

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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

Marshmallows and veg? Oh no. Brits like their sweet and savory dishes separate. (Photo via Food Network)

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

Brits are used to HP Sauce, but A1 can be a more than decent stand-in. (Better than slathering on ketchup.) (Photo via Mr. Breakfast)

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

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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

Remember strolling the aisles of Tesco? U.S. supermarkets differ in several ways. (Photo: Rex Features via AP Images)

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.

Why the U.S. Should Adopt British-Style Supermarkets

American chains could learn a thing or two from the organized, inviting spaces of British supermarkets like Marks & Spencer. (Photo: Creative Commons)

Are you craving nineteen varieties of Oreo, or a slab of meat so hormone-pumped it could complete in the Tour de France in record time? Then head to your nearest American supermarket.

American Eggs: Cracking the Code

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Growing up in the UK, eggs were eggs, plain and simple, take them or leave them. We had boiled, fried, scrambled, poached and omelets, or “omelettes”.

The Culinary Cultural Divide: British vs. American ‘Cheese’

Note: this is cheese product, not cheese. (AP Photo)

Like countless Brits, lots of Americans love Wallace and Gromit. The two claymation characters — the dyed-in-the-wool Northern Englishman Wallace and his super-intelligent dog Gromit — have won several Oscars over the years ...