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Merry Christmas 2013


A nice little British tradition. Pour brandy on the Christmas cake and set fire to it.

24th December 2013

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8 months ago #9482263        
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What a lovely tradition!



1 year ago #9440604        
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Oh Hey! It's my grandmother's cooking!



1 year ago #9421831        
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I approve of this tradition so very much.
Don't burn the mistletoe- who'll eat it by accident now?!



1 year ago #9411654        
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BURN!! :D



1 year ago #9406843        
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You do realize that England looks like the Master from DW...



Namitsu

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7 days ago #9577181        
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Any excuse not too eat a fucking cake with fruit in it!



25 days ago #9570448        
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Christmas Pudding, not cake. Often served with Brandy Butter (butter with brandy and sugar creamed into it) and/or cream as a desert at the main Christmas meal.
http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/03113/Christmas-Pudding_3113766b.jpg
http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/christmaspudding_71054

Christmas Cake is something different; a rich fruit cake, usually covered with marzipan and icing, and often steeped since about September in as much brandy as it can be coaxed into holding without actually falling apart. Delicious with Cheddar cheese and a glass of port as part of, e.g., a light(er) Christmas supper. Although that's very much a Yorkshire way of eating it; other parts of the country haven't worked out just how good it is yet.
http://www.thegreatbritishdiet.co.uk/Images/IcedChristmasCake.JPG
http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/christmascake_2359

Puddings are steamed. Cakes are baked. Although, to confuse things completely, there are plenty of places in the country where the desert course of a meal, of any sort, is called "pudding".



Rosin

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2 months ago #9560551        
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For every holiday and special event, there should be a tradition of setting at least something on fire or else it cannot be considered an actual holiday or special event.



2 months ago #9556372        
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B-But... The flame's supposed to be blue!



3 months ago #9541619        
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If you want to see how it's done and what it looks like - https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=OSaCJ7XtLQ0#t=57



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