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Best Ice Creams

Best Ice Creams

 Summer has finally decided to arrive! To celebrate we’ve had a chat in the office about our favourite ice creams, some old favourites were mentioned, some surprises and also forgotten favourites. So let's share!   Calippo   You cannot...

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THE Best ciders to drink this summer

THE Best ciders to drink this summer

British Essentials staff are very partial to a lovely apple based beverage, Bottled ones, canned ones, pink and bright-orange ones, big brands and obscure labels cider comes in many shapes, styles and sizes. Heres our favorites from the UK and...

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Is our food gross?

Is our food gross?

Here at British essentials we know that the UK certainly has no shortage of weird food, (haggis anyone?) We've compiled a list of iconic British foods, that most people outside of the UK would probably find downright weird. Let's start...

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british halloween candy

A Typical Halloween Experience for the British.

With Halloween around the corner we at British Essentials have decided to look further into this spooky annual tradition, and pick apart the good, bad and the ugly...  So you are winding down after a long day and then hear...

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Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake

British Autumn comforts, Chocolate cake! Summer is over, you're eyeing up your winter coat, you're arguing whether you should turn the heating on and on top of that you may have caught a cold. Fear not, we have got a...

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Footballs Back!

Footballs Back!

Its back! The highs, the lows, Arsenal finishing 4th it’s all back for a new season! To celebrate the beautiful game returning to the domestic calendar we have made a list of foods more essential than having PSG to win...

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Rhubarb & lemon curd cake

Rhubarb & lemon curd cake

British Essentials guide to creating a brilliant Rhubarb & lemon curd cake using ingredients expats will be able to find easily Ingredients 225g unsalted butter or thereabouts, more preferably 225g of caster sugar 1 lemon 4 medium size eggs  75g...

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