Alison Richards

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Eat Ye Bread Sauce While Ye May: Brits Go Medieval On Christmas Day

Friday, December 23, 2016

Made with breadcrumbs, milk, onion and spices, bread sauce is a key part of traditional English Christmas dinners. It's a culinary relic of medieval times when bread-soaked sauces were all the rage.


The Secret, Steamy History Of Halloween Apples

Thursday, October 31, 2013

A Halloween apple bob may seem as homespun as a hayride, but that shiny red apple has a steamy past. It was once a powerful symbol of fertility and immortality.

Apple bobbing and eating candy apples are "the fossilized remnants of beliefs that ultimately go back to prehistory," British apple ...


Brits And Americans Don't Speak The Same Language In The Kitchen

Thursday, October 13, 2011

I was at a complete loss. American mothers and their children could apparently turn out edible artworks by the dozen and here I was, failing at the first attempt to help my daughter feel at home in our new country.