Food in the UK is different. They use less preservatives which is probably better for you but also means the food spoils faster. They also sell foods we would almost never see in the US.
Sometimes food here perplexes me. What, for instance, is a chicken
After reading the label I was assured that they were actually made of
chicken, and were presumably breaded chicken nuggets.
They were just shaped like teddy bears. Now, I understand the need to
eat animal shaped foods. Animal crackers, teddy grahams, and fish
crackers are all staple snack foods from my childhood. I've just never heard of teddy
Don't worry I ate them in the proper order.
Then there is dessert. There is really nothing confusing about that,
except, just maybe, how much of it you should eat. A lot. The
answer is always a lot.
A glance at the packaging suggested the pie served four. Huh.
I pre heated the oven carefully to gas mark 6. Yes, I am so international,
I can now pretend I understand British cooking measurements and
appliances. It's only taken me two years.
I put the pie in for the correct amount of time. I used my phone as a
timer. Since I've discovered that my magic phone can do this less things
have been burnt by my inattention. I do love my phone.
The lovely golden delicious smelling pie came out of the oven on time and
waited on the counter impatiently for me to eat it.
Serves four. I cut the cinnamon apple pecan pie into six even slices,
mostly because I like the way six slices looks better than four.
Then I unceremoniously put two in my bowl with a large portion of extra
thick cream. Mmm. I'm not sharing.
Yep, more like serves one at a slightly slower rate than four. Only slightly
I'm also pretty sure I know what I'm having for breakfast.