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I have just finished my job as a teaching assistant in France and there are a few weeks before I will start my new job in Brussels.
Bread and Butter pudding is a classic British dessert and is a fantastic way of using up stale bread!
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One of my favourite treats from the UK is a cream tea. It’s not, as its name might suggest, tea with cream in it! It is a sort of English snack which is made up of a few essential things:
Living in a foreign country can change your perspective of what you think “everybody knows”. I was teaching a class about England to French teenagers and I mentioned the Tudor rose.
Being a Brit living in France has been for the most part a culturally enriching experience for me.
In the UK, the seeds of horse chestnut trees are called “conkers” and, for me, the first conker of the season signals the start of autumn.
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