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International Foods: United Kingdom
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Kingdom Quiz 1) Who is the current Monarch? 2) What is the capital city of the UK? 3) True/False: The British Empire was the largest empire in the world. 4) True/False: It almost never rains in the UK. 5) What is the most important, yet smallest, meal? Answers 1) Queen Elizabeth II 2) London 3) True 4) False 5) Tea Time 94,247 sq. mi. 61,113,200+ population Geography Rolling hills, cliffside coastlines, mountainous in northern Enland/Scotland. Climate Cool and usually foggy/rainy.
Summers peak from 70 to 80 degrees Farhrenheit.
Winters dip to about 20 degrees Farhenheit. National Info Dominant power in Europe since early 1100's. At it's peak, the British Empire was the largest empire in the world, spanning each time zone.
One of the oldest royal families still in power. Current English Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II National Info Capital City: London
Major Industries: Banking, Manufactoring, and Agriculture.
Dominant Religion: Christianity (Church of England) Holidays Christmas
Boxing Day ( Dec. 26)
Queen's Birthday (celebrated first or third saturday of June. Actual is April 21)
Guy-Fawkes Day (Nov. 5) Food Culture Large "Full English" breakfast, followed by small snack-meals (brunch, lunch, tea-time) and finally a large dinner. Tea-time is the most important, yet smallest meal. Essential Question Abondant rain and easy landscape make farming optimal and cover a wide area. Grains, vegetables, fruits, dairy products, and famous British Beef, are fresh at markets because of close farmland. Meals are articulate, as eating style is very reserved. Meat (usually lamb, deer, beef, duck, or chicken) is the center of each meal. Citations "CultureGrams Online Database: Subscriber Area Only." CultureGrams Online Database: Subscriber Area Only. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 May 2010. <http://online.culturegrams.com/world/world_country.php?contid=5&wmn=Europe&cid=228&cn=United_Kingdom>. •
Pappas, Lou Seibert. "British Food, Cuisine." Sally's Place: Food, Wine, Travel, Ethnic Cuisines, Recipes, Restaurants, Shopping. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 May 2010. <http://www.sallybernstein.com/food Credits Thomas Rodgers