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What is “Britishness”?

Part 14: Idiosyncrasies and eccentricities

There are many idiosyncrasies and eccentricities that Brits are renowned for the World over. Our obsession with tea and biscuits, for instance. Likewise, our love of fish and chips, Sunday roasts and full breakfasts. These days, however, what we eat is less of a national trait than it once was as British cuisine now includes a wide variety of foods that have been assimilated from other countries in Europe, India, and other parts of the world. A takeaway meal in Britain could just as likely be a pizza, curry, spring…