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Episode 11

Tess and Ravi discuss something British that people think isn't much good. Adam and Rob read your comments about your jobs.

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Have you ever tried British food? What did you think of it? If you haven’t tried it; what do you think British food is?

What about eating out in your country? What sort of restaurants do you have? What’s your favourite cuisine? Why?


Language level

Intermediate: B1


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Hello, I'm Fatima live in KSA. I think liking food depends on who cooked it! I for example I get anything that my mom cooks to be delicious, while actually she is not a good cook! Another thing , its true that whenever we think of Britain we only think of London and big ben but never thought of the food. Although, every time I see something from Britain on tv I see cookies an tea, I never got further with my thoughts about what British food could be! In KSA the thing you can find in mass is food!! Any kind of food is available!! I like most but my favorite food, as I mentioned before, is my mom's food.  

Hello everybody, Today´s Podcast was so interesting, I've never tried British food, I have been told it is very bad though, I am no sure about it and I'd definitely like to try it before say something else. In my country we've got a lot dishes, traditional food is amazing, it is so fat though, anyway I like it and I definitely recommend you to try it at least once a life. There are lots of interesting places  to eat out, it is customary to eat out on weekends, with friends and family. Eating out is also common on weekdays, we've got a lot of "outdoor restaurants"  (if such expression exist) where people gather together in the morning and then at night again to eat, I do not like those places even though they are really famous.

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Hi friends. I love the podcasts, I have heard it from the beginning, from the firsts episodes. I'm from Brazil. Brazilians have a strong tradition of food and cooking. We usually eat rice and beans in almost all meals, like lunch and dinner, accompanied by vegetables and beef, pork or chicken, and fish also. But here there are restaurants from all over the world too. I love the Italian food too, I love pizza.

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I never was in Britain but I think that is great thing that you can eat food from lot different country in one town ( London in this case)

Hi, a simple way to evaluate whether a cousine is good or not is to look for that abroad. You can easily find french restaurants outside France or chinese outside China or Thai not in Thailand but...never found or even heard about an english restaurant...neither in UK;)
all th best

Hi everyone,
Hello Tess, Ravi, Adam and Rob.
First of alls, I want to say thank you for bringing very useful this program to us- who are studying English.
My name is Nguyen Thu Thuy, but call me Alex :). I'm come from Hanoi- Vietnam capital. Hanoi has several delicious food I can name as: Buncha, Pho, Bundau, Ice tea etc. You can very easy to find where to eat them on streets. Yes, we have a popular way to taste food is on pavement. Only with a small stool and a simple chair then you can enjoy life in that moment: chatting with friends, looking people go around, sightseeing, and of course eating.
Love! :x

Hi!I'm Aruna,a Sri Lankan who works in Italy. Actually I've neither been to Britain nor tasted British food. Despite the black tea is a phenomenon that i love to drink. And I think some of food that we're taking in Sri Lanka are remained by the British because once we'd been a colony of  Britain. For instance roast beef, fried eggs etc. As I'm in Italy at the moment I would like to say."good food and eating are a way of life here". Cheep fresh produce, local fruit and cheese,amazing affordable wine. Pizza,Pasta, Risotto and Lasagna  are the most famous in here. Drinking coffee is an attitude of them. By the way my favorite cuisine is RICE AND CURRY why, you can have delicious food without using oil(fat) which can be harmful to your health. Thanks everyone!