Study Cards on british, beer, food

what is the Dutch equivalent of health food shops?

reform winkel

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Why are Britain and good food two things which are not commonly associated?  Is this still the case?
No spices, allot of fatty food. It’s still the case although they try to change it
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What are: chips, fry-up, pies, cold meats?

Chips = the normal British word for french fried potatoes. Fry-up = several items of fried food together, such as: eggs, sausages, bacon ,tomatoes mushrooms and even fried bread. Pies = a pastry dish which can be both savory (steak and kidney pie) and sweet(apple pie). Cold meats = preserved meats, sliced to eat cold with some bread such as ham or salami (not very popular in Britain.) 

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What is a fry-up? Give an example.
A full breakfast is a breakfast meal, including bacon, sausages, eggs and a variety of other cooked food
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What is seen as a basic necessity for British households?
Why do you think this is the case?
A toaster, toast is eaten with almost every meal
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what is a 'greasy spoon' ?

It is an eating place where mostly fried food of the 'English breakfast' type is served. Also known as 'workmans café' because traditionally it is principally used by manual workers. These days it is also used by anybody who wants a filling meal and likes the informal atmosphere.

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What is a pie? Explain and give examples.
A pie is a baked dish which is usually made of a pastry dough casing that covers or completely contains a filling of various things
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What is a fish and chip shop?

It is a very British eating place , mainly for takeaway meals (of Fench fries and fried fish, preferably wrapped in a newspaper)

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Explain the terms: ‘Salmonella’ and ‘mad cow disease’
Salmonella is a illness which makes you very sick. Mad Cow disease is a brain disorder, it effects your whole body and eventually you die from it.
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What are : ales, lager, bitter and shandy?

They are all different kinds of beers. Ale = a draught beer  (from the barrel) also known as bitter (a traditional English beer without gas). A sweeter, darker version is called mild ale. Lager is beer that is closer to the continental European beer (Dutch beer). Shandy is half beer and half fizzy lemonade.

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Alcohol is a huge problem among young people nowadays. Explain why.
Because alcohol interferes with thinking. They tend to do dangerous thing while they’re drunk.
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Explain the term: ‘binge drinker’.
Heavy episodic drinking
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What is a free house?

It is a British pub that is owned independently of the breweries that supply it.

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What is a pub? What does the name mean and what are its typical features?
A pub is short for public house, they’re licensed to sell alcoholic drinks. It’s a social drinking entablement. It’s a very prominent part of British culture.
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What is a 'ploughmans lunch' ?

It is a cold pub meal consisting of: cheese, chutney and bread and often also: boiled eggs, ham and pickled onions and which is traditionally accompanied by a beer.

 

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In what ways do British pubs differ from Dutch ones?
A British café doesn’t sell alcohol
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who is Delia Smith?

she is a well-known cookery writer and broadcaster in Britain.

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Why is the expectation of the coffee and or food so low with the British?
Relaxation and conservation are more important
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What is the difference between tea/supper and dinner?
tea and supper are usually early evening meals. Dinner is a late evening meal.
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