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Fancy some Feasting?
Want to know how to measure stuff? You'll need English Weights and Measures
The English collection of Piquant Table Sauces is quite unique. And Worcester isn't, by any means, the only one. Start with Yorkshire Relish
Did the Puritans really ban mince Pies? Probably not...
Roast Badger, and the Ilchester Badger Feast.
Which came first, Curry Shop or Fish-and-Chips?
What did Captain Scott take with him to eat?
When did we last eat horse in England?
Beef Wellington - thoroughly English and completely Victorian? Or French, named in America after an Irishman in the 1920's?
Scotch Eggs - a tale of disinfectant.
Which is the real thing? Abernethy Biscuits or Digestive Biscuits?
Was Sally Lunn a Huguenot Maid, or just a spelling mistake?
Simnel Cake, is it from Bury or Shrewsbury or Devizes?
Everything you ever wanted to know about Thieves' Vinegar
Pandewaff, the Wigan Slappy and the Omnibus Pudding. Here is the strange origin of Lasagne, Bastard Gravy, Nadgers Pie, Scouse and Dumpsie Dearie. Hundreds of wonderful, tasty, dishes made for centuries, like Chine or Hindle Wakes, but unknown beyond their own county or village, and here, too, Marmite, Dairylea, Bath Olivers, Cornflake Cakes and the Twiglet.

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