OnlyAGinger wrote:traditional pies (pumpkin, pecan, fruits, etc) are considered different from flan (i think of this as more of a sweet Spanish custard).
isn't quiche an egg-based dish (pie)?
elaruu wrote:Riotproof wrote:
I still think squash is funny. Here, it's either a vegetable it a sports game, but in the uk it's cordial.
Ahhh yes, 'tis funny. But we also have "Pub Squash", ie a fizzy lemon drink..
elaruu wrote:And oh yes to the pie thing. I forgot about bakery pies. Generally in pubs/restaurants that I went to the "pie" didn't have a bottom though in my (limited) experience. I found it odd.
jvnt wrote:Here's a question! Pot pie and pot roast? I assume that's regular pie (with a pastry lid on, not pumpkin pie/pecan pie which I think I would call a flan or maybe a quiche... But I digress) and a stew? Or not?
jvnt wrote:While we're on food , in australia a roast dinner is a baked dinner. which is confusing when it comes to potatoes as a baked potato in uk is very different to a roast potato.
rosie_t_riveter wrote:Baked potato is a whole potato cooked in the oven (for around an hour?) until the centre is soft.
Roast potatoes are chopped, boiled and then roasted in oil in the oven until the skin is crunchy and the middle is soft.
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