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5 Amazingly British Pastimes – Are these things you do?

5 Amazingly British Pastimes – Are these things you do?

The Brits are known for being patriotic and proud of their traditions – which is part of the reason there are millions of visitors flocking to pay the UK a visit each year with the intention of immersing themselves in that culture (or perhaps observing it from a distance!) We’ve put together a list of some of the most popular pastimes in Britain. Sunday Dinner […]

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Choosing the right range cooker fuel type

When choosing a range cooker, one of the most important factors to consider is fuel type. Range cookers are available in a number of different fuel types – all gas, all electric or dual fuel. Each fuel type has its own distinct advantages and disadvantages, although selection may be dependent on necessity – rural areas often don’t have mains gas supply for example – as […]

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Top Ten British Dishes

British food is often unfairly maligned for being bland and stodgy, a poor relation in comparison to French and Italian cuisine. In fact, British food has in its repertoire some delicious dishes. Some are well-known classics such as the Sunday roast or a traditional dessert such as trifle. More unusual recent additions to typical British fare such as tikka masala mean that the British palate […]

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Tips for Four Great British Recipes

British cuisine is not always given the credit it deserves but that is something we are eager to rectify! With our passion for traditional British cooking, here is a look at four fantastic food recipes from Britain and how to make them your own. Cornish Pasties Cornish pasties are a fantastically British food, originating in the South-West of the island amongst the mining communities of […]

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The Traditional English Tea Shop

The history of the English tea shop is as long as society itself. From the days when ladies first started leaving their homes to take afternoon tea with their contemporaries, the traditional tea shop has flourished and even in these days of fast food and takeaway coffees in cardboard cups, there are still tea shops across the country where people meet up to take part […]

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Is organic really the right route to take?

If you watch the news, read the newspaper or listen to what the health fanatics have to say, you may have noticed that certain food types are often shunned. Fast foods, cuisines high in sugar and preservatives are often said to be the causes of heart disease, diabetes and arthritis. Most of us would like to avoid these ailments and as such, a large proportion […]

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Cooking Ideas for Vegetarians

If you’re a vegetarian, you might have noticed how difficult it can be to find interesting, exciting and engaging meals. A lot of the most popular dishes seem to incorporate a heavy use of meat, which can make finding a practical alternative almost impossible. There is more to vegetarian food than tofu, after all. Fortunately, there are still plenty of simple and creative meals you […]

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The Little Known World of Paraguayan Food

As someone who loves food, and who has food-related career, one of the first things I did before deciding to move to Paraguay was research its food. After all, one of my favourite travel-related activities is to eat. I’ll even admit that my second trip to South East Asia was purely motivated by my stomach. So what did I find when researching Paraguayan food? Well, […]

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Major expansion for The Roasting Pig’s Hog Roast

One of Britain’s premium hog roast caterers is set to bring its mouth-watering catering packages to punters in and around Birmingham with a major expansion. The Roasting Pig is a Leicestershire-based brand that has been serving up fantastic feasts in the Midlands for more than 6 years. Now the company is launching a brand new base in Birmingham. The move will allow The Roasting Pig […]

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The 5 Best Bingo Themed Cakes You’ll Ever See

The 5 Best Bingo Themed Cakes You’ll Ever See

If you’re organised, if you can bake and if your gran’s birthday is fast approaching, you may decide to make her a cake (how annoyingly clever and organised you are!). But the trouble is, you’re not the sort of person who will settle for just any cake. No, you’re that person who wants to make a statement. A big cakey statement! You ponder the options, […]

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