Category Archives: Customs

History of Hot Cross + Lemon and Chocolate Recipe

Six Things you probably didn’t know about Hot Cross Buns: Traditionally eater on Good Friday, hot cross buns are brimming with Cristian symbolism: you have bread representing the body of Christ, spices as per those that Jesus was wrapped in

History of Hot Cross + Lemon and Chocolate Recipe

Six Things you probably didn’t know about Hot Cross Buns: Traditionally eater on Good Friday, hot cross buns are brimming with Cristian symbolism: you have bread representing the body of Christ, spices as per those that Jesus was wrapped in

Easter Breads and Cakes from around the Globe

Easter is a great time for baking and all Cristian countries have their own traditional bakes: many of which are types of yeast-risen spiced bread. These festive breads are said to have originated as celebratory breads to mark the end

Easter Breads and Cakes from around the Globe

Easter is a great time for baking and all Cristian countries have their own traditional bakes: many of which are types of yeast-risen spiced bread. These festive breads are said to have originated as celebratory breads to mark the end

The History of the British Roast

The history of our Great British Sunday roast stretches back to (at least) the 15th century. It is the highlight of many a Brit’s week; a time when the family can sit together and catch up after a long week.

The History of the British Roast

The history of our Great British Sunday roast stretches back to (at least) the 15th century. It is the highlight of many a Brit’s week; a time when the family can sit together and catch up after a long week.

Review: Afternoon Tea at Whatley Manor, Malmesbury

Whatley Manor is a beautifully restored 18th century manor house, nestled in the breathtaking countryside of Wiltshire. Originally the home of Admiral Reginald Neeld and his family, it is now a hotel, spa and restaurant where visitors can unwind and

Review: Afternoon Tea at Whatley Manor, Malmesbury

Whatley Manor is a beautifully restored 18th century manor house, nestled in the breathtaking countryside of Wiltshire. Originally the home of Admiral Reginald Neeld and his family, it is now a hotel, spa and restaurant where visitors can unwind and

A Classic British Tea Party

An afternoon tea party is one of the little pleasures that us Brits enjoy. From ‘too-cool-for-tea-and-cake’ teens to your grumpy granddad; no one can pass up a spread of treats this delicious, even if it means having to sip English

A Classic British Tea Party

An afternoon tea party is one of the little pleasures that us Brits enjoy. From ‘too-cool-for-tea-and-cake’ teens to your grumpy granddad; no one can pass up a spread of treats this delicious, even if it means having to sip English

Weekend Away in Bali: Daily Offerings to the Gods

Preparing elaborate offerings to be presented to the Gods is an integral part of daily life in Bali. Unlike the majority of Indonesia which follows the Muslim religion, Bali is a largely Hindu country. These offerings, called canang sari, bring

Weekend Away in Bali: Daily Offerings to the Gods

Preparing elaborate offerings to be presented to the Gods is an integral part of daily life in Bali. Unlike the majority of Indonesia which follows the Muslim religion, Bali is a largely Hindu country. These offerings, called canang sari, bring

Social Customs, Etiquette and Daily Life in Malaysia

If you are planning a trip to Malaysia, there are a few things you will need to know. Here is a quick overview of some important rules to follow during your time in the heart of Asia. Malaysian society is

Social Customs, Etiquette and Daily Life in Malaysia

If you are planning a trip to Malaysia, there are a few things you will need to know. Here is a quick overview of some important rules to follow during your time in the heart of Asia. Malaysian society is