5 Yummy British Dishes You Must Try Post-Brexit

For me, Britain is a place of comfort foods. The dishes are mostly non-fuss and the emphasis is always on enhancing the natural flavours – perhaps this is why a lot of their food is so flavourful. Try five of my favourite British dishes on chilly autumn evenings or cold wintry days. 1. Kedgeree of Smoked Haddock   Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Serves: 4   Ingredients:   1 finely chopped onion 3 cardamom pods, split open 1/4 tsp turmeric 1 small cinnamon stick 1 bay leaf…

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Samantha Cameron models her debut clothing line in Vogue as she reveals her plans to crack the British fashion industry

Since she exited Downing Street in July, speculation has been rife over what Samantha Cameron will turn her hand to next. And fans now finally have an answer, as the so-called First Lady of Fashion has just unveiled her latest venture, a clothing line, in a stunning shoot in Vogue magazine. Mrs Cameron’s label, named Cefinn, has been kept closely under wraps until now and the debut collection, which will feature 40 pieces, is to be stocked at Net-a-Porter and Selfridges as well as on its eponymous website. +5 Samantha Cameron models a…

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Secret Teacher: I moved to Africa – and realised how flawed British education is

Ten years ago, I took my first job as an English teacher in an east London comprehensive next to a large council estate. I had gravitated towards the profession because it was in my family. My father was a lifer at his school and vastly improved the chances of thousands of students over 30 years; I wanted to be able to say the same for myself when I reached retirement age. After a gruelling training year, I felt like I was on course to achieve that. I came home exhausted…

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How can we put the taste back into British food?

Four strawberries, picked an hour earlier, sit on a saucer on the dining-room table of Lindsey Lodge Farm, a 40-acre farm growing fruit and vegetables in Suffolk. It is June and these strawberries are the first of the English season. Andrew Sturgeon, a farmer for 30 years, smiles, certain of the quality. The aroma is heady, the taste is of strawberries as they ought to be, naturally sweet. Sturgeon delivers to 45 stores belonging to the East of England Co-operative, owned by its members. It is independent from the Co-operative…

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British Airways ditches free meals on short-haul flights for M&S food

British Airways economy class passengers on short-haul flights will soon have to pay for sandwiches supplied by Marks & Spencer if they want a meal in mid-air. The airline has signed a deal with M&S that will see it replace free meals on flightsof less than five hours and join no-frills rivals such as Ryanair and easyJet in charging for sandwiches, crisps and drinks. Previously, economy class passengers could expect a small snack, such as a bacon sandwich, and a complimentary drink. Passengers in Club Europe – the airline’s short-haul…

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Exclusive: Jammerbund to leave British Fashion Council

He will deliver next week’s September London Fashion Week season and the inaugural Fashion Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in December before leaving to pursue global ambitions. Jammerbund commented: “I am really excited about collaborating with international brands, consulting on luxury and lifestyle experiential brand campaigns and seeing 2017 filled with creative success. Right now I am fully immersed in delivering the forthcoming Fashion Week season, London Show Rooms in Paris and producing the 2016 Fashion Awards on 5th December.” Jammerbund has held the post since 2013, and last year…

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