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Old 22-03-2013, 03:06
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As an American I found this pretty interesting.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/ailbhemalone...ou-need-to-try

1. Bedfordshire Clanger
2. Cranachan
3. Cullen Skink
4. Chicken Parmo
5. Rumbledethumps
6. Saffron Bun
7. Stargazy Pie
8. Sussex Pond Pudding
9. Ecclefechan Tart
10. Lucky Tatties
11. Berwick Cockles
12. Soor Plooms
13. Tablet
14. Black Bun
15. Hevva Cake
16. Scouse
17. Stottie Cakes
18. Yarg

A few sound good. Others not so much. But I'm picky anyway. They have funny names also.

I've never had Berwick Cockles, but I have had soft peppermints.

In case you are curious, here's a list of America's 50 best foods
http://travel.cnn.com/explorations/e...n-foods-513946

Some weird foods out there.
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Old 22-03-2013, 03:32
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Hello American person. The only two of the British Foods I have eaten from the list are Cullen Skink, which I have no memory of, and Scouse, which is a local dish to me, living as I do on the other side of the river from Liverpool. Another one they could have added is Tripe and Onions which is horrible!
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Old 22-03-2013, 03:35
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I've only had two of them. Saffron Buns and Scouse. Enjoyed both!
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Old 22-03-2013, 03:49
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As an American I found this pretty interesting.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/ailbhemalone...ou-need-to-try

1. Bedfordshire Clanger
2. Cranachan
3. Cullen Skink
4. Chicken Parmo
5. Rumbledethumps
6. Saffron Bun
7. Stargazy Pie
8. Sussex Pond Pudding
9. Ecclefechan Tart
10. Lucky Tatties
11. Berwick Cockles
12. Soor Plooms
13. Tablet
14. Black Bun
15. Hevva Cake
16. Scouse
17. Stottie Cakes
18. Yarg

A few sound good. Others not so much. But I'm picky anyway. They have funny names also.

I've never had Berwick Cockles, but I have had soft peppermints.

In case you are curious, here's a list of America's 50 best foods
http://travel.cnn.com/explorations/e...n-foods-513946

Some weird foods out there.
Eaten all them. Have even been to the yarg cheese factory. It's gray backwards, Cheese wrapped in nettle leaves..
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Old 22-03-2013, 04:17
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Never heard of most of them.

Scouse is a kind of stew isn't it, obviously with connections to Liverpool.

Saffron Buns are pretty boring to be honest. An interesting colour, but ultimately just taste like a pile of dough.
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Old 22-03-2013, 05:12
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Oh yes. The taste of Teesside.

(I've just put everyone off them now, haven't I...)
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Old 22-03-2013, 06:33
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19. Deep Fired Mars Bars.
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Old 22-03-2013, 06:54
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Ooh, I'm definitely going to give this a go, I love simple fruit cake-y recipes.

http://travelaboutbritain.com/recipes/hevva_cake.php
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Old 22-03-2013, 07:00
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20) welsh cakes (nom nom)

I saw a programe which showed the clanger being made. Its basically a sausage roll shape pastry with apple pie filing and a gammon pasty kind of filing in the other end. Used basic suet type or puff kind of pastry, I wasn't really paying much attention. Looked very nice though
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Old 22-03-2013, 07:16
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You can actually buy Rumbledethumps in Sainsburys. My brother pointed it out to me in the shop the other day. I'd never heard of it before. https://www.google.com/search?q=sain...HTM4HBOMmIgcgN
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Old 22-03-2013, 07:17
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I have never tried one of Mr Brains Faggots.
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Old 22-03-2013, 07:37
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I only know one of them!
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Old 22-03-2013, 08:22
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Clanger always makes me laugh. I have vivid memories of an old episode of Just a Minute where Pam Ayres goes on about how to make a clanger (and something called Old Lady's Leg) and I can't hear the word now without thinking about it.

Of that list, I've heard of nearly all of them and eaten about half. Cranchan is just gorgeous, I used to have it often when I was at uni in Dundee.
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Old 22-03-2013, 08:47
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Oh yes. The taste of Teesside.

(I've just put everyone off them now, haven't I...)
Paaaaahhhhhmmmmmohhhh!!! Heaven before ten pints, heaven after. I like hot shot parmos, with pepperoni, mushroom and jalapenos on the top.... mmmmm getting hungry now

Who cares if people dont want to know coz theyre from Teesside, us smoggies know the score!
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Old 22-03-2013, 09:03
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As an American I found this pretty interesting.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/ailbhemalone...ou-need-to-try

1. Bedfordshire Clanger
2. Cranachan
3. Cullen Skink
4. Chicken Parmo
5. Rumbledethumps
6. Saffron Bun
7. Stargazy Pie
8. Sussex Pond Pudding
9. Ecclefechan Tart
10. Lucky Tatties
11. Berwick Cockles
12. Soor Plooms
13. Tablet
14. Black Bun
15. Hevva Cake
16. Scouse
17. Stottie Cakes
18. Yarg

A few sound good. Others not so much. But I'm picky anyway. They have funny names also.

I've never had Berwick Cockles, but I have had soft peppermints.

In case you are curious, here's a list of America's 50 best foods
http://travel.cnn.com/explorations/e...n-foods-513946

Some weird foods out there.
Only ever heard of 4 & 17.

I wouldn't mind trying, and it's not on your list, but deep-fried pizza or a deep-fried chocolate bar.
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Old 22-03-2013, 09:06
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1. Bedfordshire Clanger
2. Cranachan
3. Cullen Skink
4. Chicken Parmo
5. Rumbledethumps
6. Saffron Bun
7. Stargazy Pie
8. Sussex Pond Pudding
9. Ecclefechan Tart
10. Lucky Tatties
11. Berwick Cockles
12. Soor Plooms
13. Tablet
14. Black Bun
15. Hevva Cake
16. Scouse
17. Stottie Cakes
18. Yarg
They sound like local rather than national foods.

I haven't heard of any of them.
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Old 22-03-2013, 09:09
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Saffron buns, hevva cake and yarg are pretty everywhere down here. I love saffron buns. Yarg is fairly new invention.

Surprised black or white pudding isn't on the list or laverbread.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laverbread#Laverbread
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Old 22-03-2013, 09:30
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I've had tablet, soor plooms, black bun and cranachan, all of which are delicious especially tablet although it gives me toothache.
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Old 22-03-2013, 09:32
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ONE of my friends really likes Manchester tarts...: he says they are really tasty...:

I have never tried them...
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Old 22-03-2013, 09:36
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ONE of my friends really likes Manchester tarts...: he says they are really tasty...:

I have never tried them...
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Old 22-03-2013, 09:40
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Only ever heard of 4 & 17.

I wouldn't mind trying, and it's not on your list, but deep-fried pizza or a deep-fried chocolate bar.
Buckfast Trifle for dessert
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Old 22-03-2013, 09:42
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Most of those are Scottish or Northern foods. Then it goes to Cornwall.

The only thing fairly local to me is Sussex Pond Pudding which is easy to make.
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Old 22-03-2013, 10:27
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What about bread pudden (you can't say bread pudding it just sounds wrong wrong wrong). We grew up on it.
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Old 22-03-2013, 10:29
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What about bread pudden (you can't say bread pudding it just sounds wrong wrong wrong). We grew up on it.
Are you from East Anglia?
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Old 22-03-2013, 10:31
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Are you from East Anglia?
Grew up in Essex Have you tried the wonderful exotic treat that is bread pudden?
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