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Things to do this May Bank holiday weekend

Things to do this May Bank holiday weekend

Its that time again, a long weekend for us brits! But what can we do this weekend? Weather forecast As always It's a mixed bag this weekend, Saturday looking sunny with showers likely for northern England, Scotland and Northern Ireland...

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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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Brexxit, and your loved ones abroad.

Brexxit, and your loved ones abroad.

The situation british expats face with the ‘brexxit’ vote coming up is a very gray and worrying affair Britains all over europe are raising questions for what will happen to them if we vote out of the european union  the...

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best british sweets

Best British Sweets

The days of 10p freddos are over...maybe he’s gone and got himself a mortgage or something we don't know. However, it still holds the key to memories of our childhoods, the green fields, the muddy clothes, Jack from school claiming...

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Voting in the EU referendum overseas

Voting in the EU referendum overseas

Voting in the EU referendum overseas The EU Referendum is coming! If you are a UK citizen, you can register to vote in elections in the UK no matter where you are. Fact:  over 106,000 overseas electors registered to vote...

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british essentials

British expat cooking

Cooking for the British Expat can be difficult with local terms being used for food and cooking methods. A dictionary can be of great help, but sometimes it’s not always available, so British essentials have decided to post a blog...

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british easter

British Easter Food Updated for 2017!

Since summer is on its way again we have decided, to revisit our favourite foods to shove in your face over the Easter period once again we have sum traditional treats mixed in with unique takes, along with surprising items...

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Top 5 Foods British Expats Miss

Top 5 Foods British Expats Miss

Leaving the UK can be exciting, the new weather, breath taking landscapes and new foods which can fill you with joy. But home comforts simply cannot be beaten. We asked British expats all over the world what kind of foods...

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