BUNNIES AND BUNS

Besides bunnies, don’t miss out BUNS in Easter! “Hot cross bun” is a traditional British baked goods you can’t omit in Easter. Originally spiced with clove and cinnamon, supermarkets are now selling the buns in countless flavours the week in Easter only. These time-limited flavours of buns spark unlimited joy in Easter! 

CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT BAKED BEAN

Baked beans is now the most popular staple food in the UK, which is also an essential item in English breakfast. But back in 1900s, baked beans was an expensive foreign delicacy that could only be found in luxurious department stores!

HOW TO EAT PASTA?

Pasta is one of British family’s staple food for its tastiness and countless ways of cooking. Having pasta with both fork and spoon seems common; but when talking about table manner, it is more proper to pick up few strands with only the fork turning in clockwise! 

ORIGIN OF “MANOR”

When you mention England, luxury manor houses located in countryside always pop up in your mind. Manor houses were the living place of English nobles, also representing their wealth and power. In the 18th century, the manor houses served as a place for relaxing in weekend, with some houses having their own theatre where performances were staged. If you have an opportunity to travel to England, do not hesitate to visit!

ORIGIN OF “PRE-THEATRE DINNING”

In most British theatre districts, most of the restaurants would specially cater to people who are going to see shows. Pre-theatre dinners, set meals with 3 courses, are provided for a fixed amount in the evening before show starts!

 Next time when you are going for a movie date, don’t forget to drop by and enjoy your version of the pre-theatre dinner at Oliver’s Super Sandwiches!