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- “To eat well in England you should have breakfast three times a day.” W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965). the International English Breakfast Day supports a centuries old Anglo tradition and teaches others the history of the full English breakfast.
- Cookies have been around since the 7th Century AD. Why not try out some unusual flavour combos this National Cookie Day, like Peanut Butter Bacon, or Salted White Chocolate and Lavender.
- While most brownies are made with chocolate, other ingredients make recipes unique. Everything from peanut butter to marshmallow or mint can create a great flavor combination. Blonde brownies or blondies are a type of brownie made without chocolate.
- Gingerbread houses originated in Germany during the 16th century as a result of Grimm’s fairy tale Hansel and Gretel, but now are a great family activity in the run-up to Christmas.
- Winston Churchill was the first person to suggest cupcakes should be frosted in the 1950s, and now you can get almost any flavour you could ever want!
- Sangria is based on the traditional red wine punch popular across Europe for years, and is a perfect chilled treat to transport you to a sunny beach.
- A popular drink throughout the festive season, EggNog is perfect to serve at your Christmas Eve party, with the addition of liquors such as whiskey, rum, brandy, bourbon, or vodka.
- One of the biggest feasts of the year, Christmas Day is known for a traditional Christmas Dinner with staples such as turkey, roast potatoes, cranberry sauce, and Christmas Pudding.
- Popping open a bottle of Champagne is the perfect way to celebrate the beginning of a new year. Champagne is produced in the Champagne region of France, under strict appellation rules to produce the perfect celebratory drink.