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British food suffers a bad rap. It is good food!! Whats your favorite British food?

British food suffers a bad rap. It is good food!! Whats your favorite British food?

Mar 25th, 2002, 09:39 AM
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Thyra
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NOTHING tops a hot Cornish Pasty!! NOTHING! and my favorite cafe has really delicious vegetarian ones to die for... yum!
 
Mar 25th, 2002, 09:52 AM
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I absolutely love a real cream tea down in Devon, Cornwall or Somerset.

Gotta be clotted cream and strawberry jam.

BUT BUT BUT do you put the cream on first or the jam? We usually holiday with a big group of about 30 down in this area of England most years and we are pretty split over that question!

I am jam first, then cream myself.

Also love Roast dinners (both beef with yorkshire puddings, pork with its wonderful crackling and lamb with a good mint sauce). And I LOVE good roast potatoes and roast parsnips.

And sheperds pie, cottage pie, toad in the hole all firm favourites.

And a jacket spud (baked potato) with butter, cheese and baked beans.

Mmmmm mmmmmmm

Meagan, I have also enjoyed summer pudding - a wonderful dessert when done well though when not done well it can be sooooo disappointing.

I am feeling quite hungry now!

Never had the faggots meatball things or ox tongue though
 
Mar 25th, 2002, 01:35 PM
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Mel
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Scones, clotted cream and jam--any jam! Kavey: I'm a cream then jam girl, myself! Never met one I didn't like.

The chicken/ham/mushroom pot pie at the White Lion in Covent Garden (just outside the tube stop--go upstairs). Wild game terrine starter at La Bon Vie in Edinburgh, apple pastries smothered in vanilla frosting at the little shop directly across from the Earl's Court tube stop (WHY can't I ever remember the name???)
Soups--any soups and all soups that I've had anywhere in London.
Huge steaming bowls of noodles and veggies at Jenny Lo's near Victoria Station.
 
Mar 25th, 2002, 01:44 PM
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anna
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A yorkshire pudding from Yorkshire
 
Mar 25th, 2002, 01:56 PM
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Laura
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Kavey, I like it your way...jam, then cream. Yum!!!!!!

I am crazy about the American pizza at Pizza Express! Traditional British food? Maybe not, but it sure is good.
 
Mar 25th, 2002, 02:34 PM
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Diane
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I love spotted dick!
 
Mar 26th, 2002, 12:56 PM
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Joanne
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Am I the only one who likes bangers and mash with a good dark ale? I also like shepherd's pie. High tea is wonderful--I too like jam first and then cream Kavey. The last time I enjoyed a real tea was in Bermuda. Look forward to having it again in London.

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Mar 26th, 2002, 01:07 PM
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Me too
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We enjoyed the spotted dick too - were laughing so hard we could barely get the order out. Disappointed that it was only bread pudding... And, then anything with blackberries; and definitely jam first, then the cream; all that wonderful cheese....they definitely get a bum rap.
 
Mar 26th, 2002, 01:07 PM
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C
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Clotted cream on everything!
I love English breakfasts, bacon ,eggs cereal, toast ,jams !
Pub lunches of cheese and pickle sandwiches, Baps and curried chicken!
All desserts,especially if chocolate is involved.
Indian restaurants-
Most of the Italian restos in Soho on Firth Street.
ANything from Harrods Food Halls.
Tea at Selfridges,Browns,the Ritz,Maids of Honor in Richmond.
Thai food.

Gotta go, too hungry~C
 
Mar 26th, 2002, 01:17 PM
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Dallas, Texas
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Jody, what is "Stilton"?
 
Mar 26th, 2002, 01:19 PM
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xxx
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Cheese, like Blue cheese.
 
Mar 26th, 2002, 04:32 PM
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Rosemarie
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Pub food...ale....cream..Trifle in the cafe at the British Museum
 
Mar 26th, 2002, 04:37 PM
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Anne
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I cant rememeber which is my favorite because it all tastes the same bland way.. all I recall is that the people are snobs and put on stuffy accents..
 
Mar 26th, 2002, 05:22 PM
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tired
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Ann , stuff it you twit.
 
Mar 26th, 2002, 05:36 PM
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Anne
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Now now--you are tired, aren't you? Sorry the truth hurts tired old brit!
 
Mar 26th, 2002, 05:44 PM
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ja
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I never knew what clotted cream was until a friend from Tanzania who visits family in London served it to me with crumpets - now I know what I want to eat in Heaven when I get there!
ja
 
Mar 26th, 2002, 06:02 PM
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Linda
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Shephard's pie, steak & kidney pie, Lincolnshire sausage, smokey back bacon, sausage rolls, and good fish and chips with malt vinegar on the chips.
 
Mar 26th, 2002, 06:04 PM
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M. Giggle
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I love the "gourmet healthy fast food" at Pret a Manger. They're all over London.
 
Mar 26th, 2002, 06:10 PM
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George
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The last time I tasted british food was when i had the flu a few weeks back and was hunched over the toilet. Well it wasnt originally british so i guess you cant blame the brits!
 
Mar 27th, 2002, 12:41 AM
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empiresrevenge
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George, I warned you not to have the Tikka Masala extra hot. Good job you didn't have the Fal, or you would have thought you had malaria.
 

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