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British, Union Flag Folding Umbrella with Cover The Union Flag Folding Umbrella has a a large canopy that is great for keeping the elements off you, also featuring an extendable pole arm, wrist strap to the handle and cover. This umbrella also has a large Union Flag print to the canopy to complete the look.
British, Union Flag Single zip Purse. Red or Blue. A Patriotic Union Flag purse with a single zipped compartment for coins, which opens up to reveal a note compartment in the middle and several card, bus pass, ID compartments. Turn the purse over and find more card compartments too. Comes in choice of two colours: red or blue.
'Tiptree Little Scarlet Strawberry Preserve.' The tiny little "Fraises de Bois" strawberries are incredibly flavorful, but it takes a great many to make a jar of jam. Hence the limited supply & high price. Made by Wilkin & Sons LTD. in Essex since 1885, who continues to make many related products. Each jar contains 60 berries, very concentrated– at 60g of fruit per 100g of jam weighing in at double of most commercial jams – the flavor is extremely concentrated. A favorite of James Bond! Yummy!
Simnel is a light fruit cake with 2 layers of almond paste or marzipan, one in the middle & one on top, toasted, & eaten during the Easter period in the U.K. Ireland & other countries. Known since at least the medieval times, originally made for the middle Sunday of Lent. Conventionally eleven, or occasionally twelve, marzipan balls are used to decorate the cake, with a story that the balls represent the twelve apostles, minus Judas or Jesus. This tradition developed late in the Victorian era.
Boxty "poor-house bread" is a traditional Irish potato pancake. There are many recipes but all contain finely grated, raw potatoes and then fried. The most popular version consists of grated potato and mashed potato with flour, baking soda, buttermilk and egg. The most noticeable difference between boxty and other fried potato dishes is its smooth, fine grained consistency. Seen as so much a part of the local culture in the areas in which it is made, that it has inspired folk rhymes.