FC: England Katlyn Huffman 2A
1: Geography- England is most of the southern two-thirds of the island of Great Britain. Plus offshore islands of which the largest is the Isle of Wight. Affects on the growth of food- It affects the food because only certain foods can be grown in a certain kind of soil. | Climate- The climate is temperate, with warm wet summers and cool wet winters. Weather varies from day to day and throughout the country as a whole. The west coast and mountainous areas receive the most rain; the east coast, particularly in the north, is colder and windier. Affects the growth of food- It affects the growth of food because certain foods can only grow in certain climate.
2: Main Agricultural Products Cereals Oilseed Potatoes Vegetables Cattle Sheep Poultry Fish
3: Size 130,395 km squared around 49,000,000 people | Main Language English and Cornish | Main Religion is Christianity
4: Historical Information | England is 74 times smaller than the USA, 59 times smaller than Australia and 3 times smaller than Japan. England is in north-west Europe and is in the southern part of Great Britain. It is an island country and also part of the United Kingdom (UK) . England is the largest country in Great Britain and the UK. It is sometimes, wrongly, used in reference to the whole United Kingdom, the entire island of Great Britain, or indeed the British Isles. This is not only incorrect but can cause offence to people from other parts of the UK. (Nationality of the British people). Nearly 84% of the population of the UK lives in England, mainly in the major cities and metropolitan areas. England has not had a separate political identity since 1707, when Great Britain was established as a political entity. There is no government or parliament just for England.England is only 35 km from France and is now linked by a tunnel under the English Channel.The south of England is mostly low-lying land, with hills and agricultural land and the north of England is mostly covered in moorland and mountains
5: Native Customs and Beliefs Daily Life Houses, Leisure, Sports, Work, Family, Shops, Food and Drink, Clothes, Music, Travel, Money Royal Customs and Ceremonies The monarchy is over a 1,000 years old. Many of the royal ceremonies carried out today are steeped in history.
6: Holiday Celebrations A traditional English Christmas dinner includes roast turkey or goose, brussels sprouts, roast potatoes, cranberry sauce, rich nutty stuffing, tiny sausages wrapped in bacon and lashings of hot gravy.
7: English Summer Pudding Prep Time: 20 minutes-Total Time: 20 minutes-Ingredients:2 tbsp . water,5oz / 150g sugar,1lb/150g,washed-mixed summer fruits as available - see note below-4 - 6oz/100 -150g thin sliced white bread, . crusts removed,Whipped cream or custard sauce Preparation: Note Soft summer fruits suitable for Summer Pudding must have a rich, strong, color and flavor. Great berries to use include raspberries, strawberries, red and blackcurrants, damsons and blackberries. Stir the water and sugar together and bring to a gentle boil. Add the berries and fruits and stew very gently until softened but still retain their shape. Line a 1 pint pudding basin with the bread slices ensuring there are no gaps. Fill with the stewed fruits and cover the top with more bread slices. Place a saucer with a weight on top (a can of tomatoes or beans is ideal) and leave overnight in a cool place. The next day, before serving, turn the pudding out onto a plate and serve with the whipped cream or custard sauce.
8: Deviled Chicken Ingredients- 12 oz of boneless chicken meat, skinned and chopped into small pieces 1 oz plain flour, 1 tbs cayenne pepper, 1 ts papika powder, 1 onion, 1 oz butter, 15 fl oz milk, 4 oz white grapes, 4 tbs apple puree, 5 fl oz sour cream Method- 1. chop onion 2. mix flour, papirka and cayenne pepper. Coat chicken pieces in flour and pepper mixture 3. melt butter in frying pan and fry the coated chicken pieces and onion for 4-5 minutes 4. keep heating and stir any unused flour/ pepper mixture. slowly pour in milk and stir until the mixture thickens and becomes sauce like 5. simmer the chicken and sauce until the sauce is smooth in texture 6. add the apple puree and grapes and simmer for about 20 minutes 7. Remove from heat. put the chicken into a preheated serving dish, pour over any remaining sauce. toped with sour cream and a tiny sprinkle of paprika
9: Scallops Ingredients- 24 scallops, 4 tbs of soy sauce, 3 tbs of chopped chives, 1tbs worcestershire sauce, 1 tbs chopped oregano, 25g butter, 2 crushed garlic cloves, 3 tbs lemon juice, 4 tbs of white wine, 4 tbs of any tangy relish 1. heat oven to 400 2..caefully clean outside of scallops shell to get off any loose sand 3.carefully open scallops and drain any juices to use later 4. open a little more and run under cold water to flush out sand 5. add soy, garlic, melted butter, lemon juice, worchestershire sauce, and oregano to the juice 6.Mix together intil butter tries to solidify 7. Put scallops on a baking a sheet then add the mixture inside 8. bake in a preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes 9. serve with brown bread and a squeeze of lemon
10: Strawberry Jam Ingredients 3 lbs of strawberries 3 lbs sugar with pectin juice and rind from 1/2 a lemon Method 1. Pull stalks off the strawberries and wash and drain them. cut each into quarters 2. put strawberries in layers in a big bowl, between each layer add a ;ayer of the sugar with pectin 3.leave the strawberries and sugar together in a bowl for 3 hours 4. empty bowl and all contents into a pan and add the lemon juice and rind. stir in till well mixed 5. turn off heat and allow jam to cool for another 15 minutes and remove scum from surface 6. stir to ensure strawberries are well spread out and pour into clean warm jars 7.cover each jar, label and date 8. use the jam within 6 months on making
11: Cheese Salad Ingredients 4 celery sticks, 1 eating apple, 1 carrot, 2 oz walnuts, 4oz sultanas, 3 tbs of either olive oil, 12 stuffed olives, 4 oz grapes, 10 oz hard cheese Method 1. Clean and chop celery. Core and chop the apple. peel and grate he carrot 2. Chop the walnut. Cut the cheese into small cubes. Cut the grapes into halves 3. Obtain a large salad bowl and throw everything in to it. Add a tbs of the brine/ juice from the olives 4. toss well to mix. Chill in the fridge for an hour or so before serving
12: Common or Exotic Foods Baked Beans Bangers and Mash Black Pudding Yorkshire Pudding A Ploughman's Lunch Haggis Fish and Chip Pie Bread and Butter British Bread
13: Parsley Thyme Bay Leaf Cayenne Pepper Red Pepper