Tag Archives: English

The Medieval Cookbook That I Read

The Medieval Cookbook by Maggie Black. Source: The Folger Shakespeare Library It must be strange to hear of anyone reading an entire cookbook, but that was what I just did. This book provides a fantastic insight beyond the dishes these … Read more

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The Etiquette of English Tea & The Stories Behind Scones, Teacakes And Shortbreads

This was a gift from the Education Department at the Tower of London, a small little handbook on tea appreciation. What I love about it is that it is easy to digest (along with a cup of English tea), and … Read more

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Elite Universities? No Please…

An acquaintance of mine who’s studying at UCL right now sent me this link recently: Elite Universities: A Clash of Cultures and Cutlery A most apt heading for a blog entry. It seems to me the identity of any one … Read more

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