Jump to content

British (and Irish) Delicacies


Recommended Posts

Cock-a-leekie soup.

 

2894807733_df638d0b37.jpg

A pedant writes...

 

Despite how that photo is captioned on flikr I don't think it's cock-a-leekie. The meat looks like beef for one thing and the dumplings would be non-traditional.

 

This is more what it looks like.

 

cockaleekie.JPG

 

(The prunes are traditional.)

you need a really old boiled cock for the recipe

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • Replies 76
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

Where the hell did this "lets take the pee out of funny Brit food" thread come from?

 

I'm tempted to start an equivalent thread for amusing US gastronomic delights.

 

Faggots are disgusting but toad in the hole is a household favourite, the trick is to source some decent sausages.

Link to post
Share on other sites
I'm tempted to start an equivalent thread for amusing US gastronomic delights.

Please do! :)

 

But before you do, can you tell us what "a West Country sauce" is?

West Country sauce

Water, lard, wheat flour, modified maize starch, tomato puree, salt colour (E150c), yeast extract, sugar, onion flavour, spice and herb extracts (celery)

Link to post
Share on other sites
Where the hell did this "lets take the pee out of funny Brit food" thread come from?

 

I'm tempted to start an equivalent thread for amusing US gastronomic delights.

 

Faggots are disgusting but toad in the hole is a household favourite, the trick is to source some decent sausages.

 

I like well made faggots with peas, but agree with Gav on the whole

 

YAWN!

 

Slapsie

 

Link to post
Share on other sites
Lobscouse. (Actually not very interesting at all -- beef stew.)

 

But the derivation of "scouser" as a slang term for denizens of Liverpool. It must have been popular there - they were always eating it on Brookside.

 

Interesting. Surely must be related to Labskaus, a Hamburg speciality which for some remarkable reason never got popular outside of Hamburg.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...

×
×
  • Create New...