Dinner in Stratford

At Marlowes Restaurant, Stratford-upon-Avon.

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This is a very typical and simple English meal of roast beef with Yorkshire pudding and gravy. This is another example of ‘pudding’ being very different to Japanese プリン.
Gravy is one of the most important aspects of British daily cooking – we put it on almost any meat and vegetable meal. The roast beef seen here is ‘just right’ for the British taste, though the Japanese visitor who took this photo said it was overcooked for her taste.


Of course, Stratford-upon-Avon is famous as Shakespeare’s home.
Here is his birthplace:

Here is the Royal Shakespeare Theatre:

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