Tuesday, 2 February 2016
Cakes are found in cake shops. How pragmatic we are in Blighty! However a person who makes cakes professionally is a pastry chef. And a pastry is not a cake! It's all those dry sweet things that we tend to call Danish pastries although they look and taste the same as French ones! And as for a croissant....well that's a croissant, of course.
What's your favourite English dessert/cake/pudding?
Tuesday, 19 January 2016
teasmaid, although it should be spelt teasmade, came up today while we were talking about household appliances. And I was wondering whether they are still made today. So I checked it out and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gk9MWD_hyys
Monday, 11 January 2016
By adding -y to some nouns you can create an adjective e.g
salt - salty
pepper - peppery
spice - spicy
garlic - garlicky
Although cheesy means 'like cheese in taste, smell, or consistency' it can also mean cheap and of low quality!
Check out http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=cheesy for a more detailed definition.
What's your favourite cheese? How would you describe it?