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The Brit List: Ten Extremely Misunderstood British Foods

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Taylor, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. Taylor

    Taylor Sexier Than you VIP Stratics Supporter Stratics Veteran Staff Alumnus

  2. kelmo

    kelmo Stratics Legend Stratics Pro Stratics Veteran Staff Alumnus

    *blinks*
     
  3. Cirno

    Cirno Purple Pony Princess Staff Alumnus

    I could go for some Steak and Kidney pie, now.
     
  4. kelmo

    kelmo Stratics Legend Stratics Pro Stratics Veteran Staff Alumnus

    hrmm...

    Calf fries, chicken fried bacon, menudo, rattle snake, anything from the Texas State Fair..., I will think of some others from Texas while at work.
     
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  5. Taylor

    Taylor Sexier Than you VIP Stratics Supporter Stratics Veteran Staff Alumnus

    Gumbo, boudin, etouffee, jambalaya . . . that's what I remember growing up.
     
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  6. Mirt

    Mirt Certifiable

    Poor sods. No cheesesteaks for you! :p
     
  7. RhyssaFireheart

    RhyssaFireheart Visitor

    I'd be willing to at least try each of those, except for the Baby Gaga Ice Cream. That's just.. no.
     
  8. Cirno

    Cirno Purple Pony Princess Staff Alumnus

    I've made homemade Jambalaya a few times, and it's been delicious.
    I'd love to taste authentic, though. I'm under no illusions that anything I've cobbled together in the kitchen comes close to the genuine article.
     
  9. Vlaude

    Vlaude Lore Keeper Stratics Veteran Staff Alumnus Stratics Legend

    They have an Indian food place in Newcastle where the curry is so hot if you can eat it all and stomach it you don't have to pay. The people I was staying with while there told me enough horror stories of dumb travelers trying it that I didn't dare. I've eaten haggis and deep fried mars bars though, and other strange things in other places. It's typically a lot easier if you concentrate on taste rather than what's actually in it.
     
  10. Cirno

    Cirno Purple Pony Princess Staff Alumnus

    One of my favourite foods is a mixed kebab from a certain local takeaway.
    I know there's a huge likelihood that if I knew what was in it, I'd never eat another. Not knowing lets me play the "It's delicious and hasn't killed me yet" card.

    For curry, Rogan Josh all the way.
    Flavour's more important than how much it hurts ;)
     
  11. Mirt

    Mirt Certifiable

    Thats for sure. Also go to any good spanish place for the jambalya but its best if you find a nice ole cajun or creole place for it.
     
  12. Cirno

    Cirno Purple Pony Princess Staff Alumnus

    Not a whole lot of that sort of stuff going on in England, and I'd wager it probably wouldn't be an authentic recipe if I found some :(
     
  13. Mirt

    Mirt Certifiable

    You might be able to get it at a Spanish place but thats less likely. Sorry.
     

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