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Flying saucers, takes me right back to my childhood :) So glad Shakespeares Tavern in San Diego sells them.

Favourite traditional British sweets: in pictures

Flying saucers, takes me right back to my childhood :) So glad Shakespeares Tavern in San Diego sells them.

Pacers (1976)  When Mars punted out a mint variant of their counter-conquering blocks of citrus paste, tolerant half-smiles were the order of the day, but a simple change of name took Opal Mints out from the shadows of their mouth-watering forebears. A sporty theme and the addition in 1980 of green go-faster stripes to the basic white slab more than made up for the disappointingly weak, almost homeopathic, minty tast

The golden age of British sweets - in pictures

Pacers (1976) When Mars punted out a mint variant of their counter-conquering blocks of citrus paste, tolerant half-smiles were the order of the day, but a simple change of name took Opal Mints out from the shadows of their mouth-watering forebears. A sporty theme and the addition in 1980 of green go-faster stripes to the basic white slab more than made up for the disappointingly weak, almost homeopathic, minty tast

A Simple Guide To The Brits' Weirdly Named Cakes - Comment from Chef Verdi: If you are in the UK and watching your weight (like me), these are all things to avoid!  (This pin is not to be taken too seriously!)

Finally, A Simple Guide To The Brits' Weirdly Named Cakes

A Simple Guide To The Brits' Weirdly Named Cakes - Comment from Chef Verdi: If you are in the UK and watching your weight (like me), these are all things to avoid! (This pin is not to be taken too seriously!)

Party Printables | Party Ideas | Party Planning | Party Crafts | Party Recipes | BLOG Bird's Party: Super Easy British (Sweet) Mince Pies Recipe

Super Easy British (Sweet) Mince Pies Recipe

Party Printables | Party Ideas | Party Planning | Party Crafts | Party Recipes | BLOG Bird's Party: Super Easy British (Sweet) Mince Pies Recipe

Still think of them as Marathons and not Snickers! Who remembers the advert with the song "Marathon "

The golden age of British sweets - in pictures

Still think of them as Marathons and not Snickers! Who remembers the advert with the song "Marathon "

THE FOOD MAP: HOW TO MAKE THE PERFECT TEA...BRITISH STANDARD - Photo #2 Sweets for Tea Time and Deviled eggs and Cucumber sandwiches

THE FOOD MAP: HOW TO MAKE THE PERFECT TEA...BRITISH STANDARD - Photo #2 Sweets for Tea Time and Deviled eggs and Cucumber sandwiches

Afternoon Tea 101: Course Order - 1. Savories, 2. Scones & Jam, 3. Sweets. Always on 3-tier server, always in that order. (Oh, How Civilized)

Afternoon Tea 101: Course Order

Afternoon Tea 101: Course Order - 1. Savories, 2. Scones & Jam, 3. Sweets. Always on 3-tier server, always in that order. (Oh, How Civilized)

Classic British sweet oat bar treat. Soft, chewy and the perfect afternoon pick-me-up. Today I’m sharing one of my favourite childhood treats. Classic flapjacks are gooey, buttery and sweet …

Classic British sweet oat bar treat. Soft, chewy and the perfect afternoon pick-me-up. Today I’m sharing one of my favourite childhood treats. Classic flapjacks are gooey, buttery and sweet …

Old fashioned sweet shop in Rye High Street, East Sussex, UK. There is always a queue! I love sherbert lemons

Old fashioned sweet shop in Rye High Street, East Sussex, UK. There is always a queue! I love sherbert lemons

Crush Mag . Raspberry frangipane tarts . { lovely recipe for a really sweet tart . the Great British Bake Off 2015 . Episode6 . signaturebake } .

Crush Mag . Raspberry frangipane tarts . { lovely recipe for a really sweet tart . the Great British Bake Off 2015 . Episode6 . signaturebake } .

Spangles (1948)  The same year George Orwell gazed apprehensively into a totalitarian future, Mars unveiled a more upbeat response to post-war austerity with these translucent sugar squares. Over three decades tangerine, butterscotch, 'Old English', cola and dozens more varieties appeared, until their liquidation in ... 1984.

The golden age of British sweets - in pictures

Spangles (1948) The same year George Orwell gazed apprehensively into a totalitarian future, Mars unveiled a more upbeat response to post-war austerity with these translucent sugar squares. Over three decades tangerine, butterscotch, 'Old English', cola and dozens more varieties appeared, until their liquidation in ... 1984.

The Serious Eats Guide to British Sweets | Serious Eats

The Serious Eats Guide to British Sweets