Author: A Social Animal

Eagerly awaiting Divi v4 WordPress Theme

As I type this, we’re just over 15 days from the newest incarnation of WordPress mega-theme, Divi – in the guise of Divi 4.

It happens to be one my favourite themes for building new client websites. The reason I like is is the incredibly powerful and yet, super-easy to use editor – the Divi Builder. Which is built into the theme of course.

British foods on Amazon – English Sweets, Cadbury, Nestle and more

British Foods: Chocolcate + Sweets from the UK - Cadbury's Nestle Maynards

Last updated on November 12th, 2019 at 05:56 amBritish foods on Amazon: Sweets, Cadbury, Nestle & more! British Cadbury’s Chocolate, Nestle Chocolate and more english sweets found online! A few of your old favourite English Sweets can be found in…

Mr Kipling Cakes & Pies – Cherry Bakewells, Bakewell Slices, Lemon Slices, Mini Battenbergs – British Foods Online!

He makes Exceedingly Good Cakes - Who is he? Mr Kipling of course!

Whether you enjoy your mini-cakes at a picnic, or at an english-tea, or even just with a cup of tea in the afternoon, one of the most obvious choices are Mr Kipling’s Cakes – a country slice or a bramley apple pie are quintessential English tea cakes.

Packet Sauce Mixes – White Sauce, Parsley Sauce, Cheese Sauce Mixes – British Foods Online!

Sauce Mixes - Packet Sauces - White Sauce, Cheese Sauce, Parsley Sauce and More

Last updated on November 19th, 2019 at 08:23 amBritish foods on Amazon: Schartz’s & Colmans Sauce Mixes in packets … Colman’s & Schwartz packet sauces and meal sauces in packets White Sauce, Pepper Sauce, Hollandaise Sauce, Four Cheese Sauce &…

British foods on Amazon – Home Baking Supplies – UK Flour & Suet

Homebaking Supplies from the UK

Are you a UK Expat who enjoys baking? Do you find your recipes don’t work exactly as you expect them to? Fear not, the UK flour and suet you used back home are available online. McDougalls and Atora can be purchased on Amazon!

HP Sauce vs Daddies Sauce – the great debate rages on!

HP Sauce VS Daddies Favourite Sauce

Do you remember Jelly Babies? How about Wine Gums? Bertie Bassett and Maynards were a favourite of mine – how about you?

I recently ordered some Fruit Gums for my grandchildren, got chatting online about other sweets and before you know it, I’d ordered some of each.. I had better give some away…

British foods on Amazon – Sauces & Salad Cream

Last updated on November 19th, 2019 at 08:25 amBritish foods on Amazon: British Sauces & Salad Cream! British Sauces and Salad Cream Found Online! Some things are just triggers of memories from years ago, or just seem to go together…

McVities Cakes & Cake Bars – Jamaica Ginger, Golden Syrup Cake, Galaxy Cake, Jaffa Cakes – British Foods Online!

McVities Cakes - Jaffa Cakes, Jamaica Ginger Cake, Golden Syrup Cake and More

Which of these cakes touches your sweet tooth? A good old Jaffa Cake? How about one of the newer cake bar products, such as Galaxy Cake Bars, or even the Milky Way Cake Bars? … Yum!

Easter Eggs have been a UK Tradition for ever – no eggs quite cut it like a Cadbury Easter Egg

Cadbury Easter Eggs and more

Have you tried finding easter eggs from the UK here? They’re very hard to find and quite expensive.. and you’ll likely only find a couple of types.. well Amazon comes to the rescue with UK Easter Eggs shipped from the UK to your door..

British Expat Bakers need to know the difference between UK Flour and US Flour

Baking success for UK Expats moving to the USA is dependent on understanding differences in the basic flour types!

You can find some UK ‘strong flour’ that’s only 12g/100g of protein – that would be the same as a US All Purpose Flour!

US all-purpose flour is generally low 12% and often around 12.9% which would be most definitely be considered ‘Strong Flour’ in the UK.