Tag Archives: UK

The Bomb Squab

Pigeon Mediterranean and Middle East origin Yes, pigeon – the omnipresent rat with wings, the oil slick bird; friend to the car wash, enemy of Kings of Leon. Where the hell did these avian kamikazes come from anyway? Well, would … Continue reading

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Hunting High and Low

Liverpool, UK Radio City Tower, The Williamson Tunnels While Liverpool’s main draw from a tourist standpoint is that The Beatles lived there, there is a wide variety on non-Fab Four things to see and do there. The best way to … Continue reading

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There’s Always Room

Gelatin United States, Great Britain and Asia Oh, poor misunderstood gelatin! Anything resembling gelatin has been given the name “jello” by Americans (“jelly” by the British), although Jell-O is actually a trademark of one brand of commercially available gelatin. Gelatin … Continue reading

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Toast’s Best Friend (Or Worst Enemy)

United Kingdom Marmite Over the years, I have had the pleasure and opportunity to savor unusual food from across the globe. I have enjoyed guinea pig at at a table where the other diners didn’t like the way the entree … Continue reading

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Address to a Haggis

Windsor/Slough, Berkshire, UK Haggis (Waitrose Supermarket) Although I had been to the UK many times before, I had never tried haggis; I seriously felt I was missing out on something. I was in Slough, UK to interview a candidate for … Continue reading

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