Star Gifts for Fans of 'The Great British Baking Show'

If you know a fan of The Great British Baking Show (aka, GBBS, GBBO, or The Great British Bake Off), finding a perfect Christmas present (or birthday present, or Mother's Day gift, or just a way to...

British bangers in bay area?

by trueblu 2 months ago

The variety of food and ingredients in the Bay area is truly incredible. But I still haven't come across the humble british banger in my sojourns. We're in the East bay, if that makes a differenc...

Why are baked beans for breakfast popular in the UK, but no longer popular in the US?

by bismarck88 6 years ago

Fro my understanding the tinned baked beans were originally imported from the US. Heinz is the most popular brand for baked beans in the UK, even though its American company. Many beans are native ...

The Ms. stews Ballarat apples, or, Rhubarb revisted

by mordylishus 3 months ago

See the previous discussion of rhubarb and my English wife: https://www.chowhound.com/post/rhubarb-969783 Well, she was at it again. I got about 10kg of an excellent English cooking apple, Balla...

Beans on Toast

by Querencia 6 months ago

Just now I was savoring Beans on Toast for lunch and thinking that this quick delicious English meal deserves more US publicity. You just heat a can of (pork & beans in the US, baked beans in Engla...

Full English, Full Irish, Fry-ups 2020

by prima 8 months ago

Where are your favourite breakfasts in Toronto these days? For a Full English, I usually visit The Oxley or The Queen & Beaver. Thanks for any recs.

Enough of Fried Chicken Sandwiches... here's something totally different!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 9 months ago

Ever since Popeye's introduced its 'Spicy Buttermilk Crispy Fried Chicken Sandwich' a couple of weeks ago. Food blogs like ourselves have been posting exchanges about how this novelty match-up with...

Desperate British housewife seeking scones in Westchester

by Madge 16 years ago

Read about this site in a local paper and thought the people here might be able to help. I have been craving scones (outside the city somewhere in westchester.) I am a big fan of Sarabeths in the...

Anyone Tried Making Scotch Eggs Without Flour & Egg Wash?

by aT0Mic 11 months ago

Especially for _baked_ Scotch Eggs, it occurred to me that the sausage might cook better if not coated with the tri-breading coating. The rendering fat could soak into the crumbs and have a frying ...

Eddison & Melrose Oats n Scones | Pacific Grove - Monterey Peninsula

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

Unbeknownst to me, Eddison & Melrose Tea Room has been on the Monterey Peninsula for more than 10 years. Sampling the very British treats here has been one of the best parts of seeking out black-ow...

What is "it" in "gin and it"?

by Marsha 14 years ago

I have often read in my British detective novels that people would order "gin and it" and I have never been able to find out what the "it" is. Vermouth? Tonic? Bitters? Does anyone have a defin...

End Of An Era (Cont’d) - Jimmy’s Kitchen, Hong Kong

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 year ago

This restaurant traces its history back to the 1920’s serving celebrities ( Jackie Kennedy! ), movie stars, entrepreneurs and home-sick ex-pats! After 90 years, Jimmy’s still remains one of the cit...

Marmite vs Vegemite Taste Test

by coolbean98 8 years ago

It's been a very long time since I've posted but I just wanted to share the not-very-scientific results of a blinded taste test of Marmite vs Vegemite we had today. It seems many folks on the inter...

Winston's Hour @ Camden Spit & Larder | Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Wow, color me impressed by the cuisine and the high standards for service at Camden Spit & Larder in its fifth week of operation. And this was just for happy hour in the lounge when the restaurant ...

What is HP Sauce and what does it taste like?

by pikiliz 12 years ago

I have seen this bottle called HP sauce in my Publix grocery store here in Florida. Located in the ethnic section even though I think it is from England what does it taste like and how should I use...

British puddings, shredded beef suet in Montreal?

by Jeanfrancoisfournier 2 years ago

For years, I've done my own Christmas puddings, British steamed sponges and mincemeat from the same Maple Leaf brand shredded suet as my grandmother used. In the last 2 years every grocery stor...

HP brown sauce... is A-1 sauce the same thing?

by Firegoat 13 years ago

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HP_Sauce I've never found brown sauce here in the midwest, but a friend from England mailed some to me to try. It looked like A-1 but to me didn't taste the same and...

Fruitcake: which fruits? which liquors?

by vjb 2 years ago

I want to make a fruitcake like the kind made by a friend's aunt, who, though from Trinidad, threw her family's recipe over years ago for one printed in the Toronto Star. The cake is moist, and the...

British Bacon and Sausages

by dtm323 4 years ago

Where can I order real traditional highest-quality British meat, especially bacon and sausages? Thanks in advance!

USA heavy cream vs UK double cream

by BevRS 9 years ago

I am British but sometimes spend a few weeks in the US. All I can get in stores there is "heavy cream" which is heat-treated and tastes horrible as a result.... In the UK we can get fresh doubl...

Cooking from Rachel Roddy's 'A kitchen in Rome'

by damiano 3 years ago

This is the thread for reporting on dishes you cook from Rachel Roddy's blog in The Guardian, A KITCHEN IN ROME. Or from one of her books. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Rachel-Roddy/e/B00OVLAPGI Abou...