Oeno-File, the Wine & Gastronomy Column

by Frank Ward

English cuisine today – Farewell to the “goo anglais”

Posted by Frank Ward on January 2, 2013

December 2012. Winston Churchill, when First lord of the Admiralty, is quoted as saying, “British naval tradition? Nothing but rum, sodomy, prayers, and the lash!” Had he been asked about British culinary traditions, he might well have characterised them as “fry-ups, ketchup, and orange tea” (he never did so, however). Only recently has cooking in Britain started to recover from the devastating effects of the industrial revolution which, of course, started in these islands.

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One Response to “English cuisine today – Farewell to the “goo anglais””

  1. John Statham said

    How about a trip around the British Isles and their wonderful gastronomic delicasies??
    John

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