Food in Britain

Food in Britain

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What do you think of as typical British food? Roast beef? Fish and chips? Tea and cakes? Or maybe there's more to British food than that? Check out this video to find out about what people in the UK are eating these days.

This video is part of our Word on the Street series. Word on the Street is an exciting new English Language teaching programme co-produced by the BBC and the British Council.

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What do you think about British food?

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legend's picture
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British food reflects different cultures from all over the world. British people enjoy tasting a huge range of flavors. In London you can find Greek Italian Spanish Chinese even Persian cuisine. Lately you can find restaurants where chefs reinventing classic British dishes. We live in a globalized society something that effects all countries' cuisine

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Jenny_Greece's picture
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Wow, this video made me hungry. Well, in my country, we follow the Mediterranean diet. It's very healthy and delicious at the same time. You should try it. And I'm really impressed of that food market, it's really interesting.

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RachelF's picture
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Hi Nushaba,

What is the national food in Azerbaijan? What does it taste like? Can you describe your favourite meal? I would love to know more!

Rachel

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cklj's picture
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I think that the British food is delicious. I love to eat fish and chips. I've never tasted Chinese and Indian food and I'm sceptical because I think it has a lot of spices.
By the way I have watched Word on the Street in the television in my country and I think it's a lovely show.

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MLanaLia's picture
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Hi, we are from Ukraine! We selected Krym.I we decided to see what and how in Britain. The food there is just super! Looks appetizing. It's time to throw in Britain idimo glory to British food!

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samil's picture
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I am a turkish so i ever ate English foods.Traditional Turkish foods are more delicious for me.For example patty(börek),kebab,pilav...

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RachelF's picture
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You can get kebabs in Britain too, but I'm sure they're not as nice as in Turkey! When I lived in Germany there were loads of Turkish restaurants so I ate quite a lot of Turkish food then. Delicious!

Rachel

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