Good old British food? Well, would you ‘Adam and Eve it’? UK History, Customs and Culture.

‘Would you Adam and Eve it’ is Cockney Rhyming Slang meaning, ‘would/can you believe it’.

I was all set to tell you about the typical British lunch.  Will still do it…………..another time.

But now I have discovered that Britain’s favourite food is not the typical Sunday lunch of Roast Beef, Roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, vegetables and gravy.  No!

It was an Indian CurryChicken Tikka Masala, recently.  But in a recent survey that has been carried out.  It is……………

Chinese Stir Fry!  According to the survey carried out by Food Network UK and reported by

So you can forget Fish & Chips, Bangers & Mash, Cottage Pie, Shepherds Pie, Bubble & Squeak, Toad in the Hole etc.

Just popping down the ‘Chinky’! (Chinese restaurant).


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1 Response to Good old British food? Well, would you ‘Adam and Eve it’? UK History, Customs and Culture.

  1. Pingback: British food rocks! Really. | The Fearless Cooking Club

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