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Comments on Thursday 2 January 2003:
I mentioned making Picalilli the other day. A while later, I realised that my readers would almost certainly love to see the jars of bile that resulted. Behold! [01:41]

J
Goodness. I always wondered what relish reminded me of. And are those in Ragu jars?

RavenBlack
Yes, Ragu jars. Sharp eye.

wyndenai
I almost want to try this stuff. What have you been using it on?

RavenBlack
Sandwiches. It's pretty much equivalent to a combination of relish, mustard, and gherkins (or 'pickles' as you crazy Americans say).

Digi
Does America have a ready supply of specifically English foods? Non-vegetarian baked beans, Marmite, worcester sauce etc. From things you've said, and items on your wishlist, I'm guessing no.

When Brits go abroad they tend to take with them a massive supply of such foods, such as the Football manager Graham Souness going to Italy with suitcase of Heinz Spaghetti.

With this in mind I would imagine that the first British setellers brought over such foods, and keep traditions alive. But apparently not. Suprising really, they took over English but not Piccalilli, I know which I prefer. I country without Picalilli is like a country without crumpets. Infedels.
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