A Little Taste of Home – Interactive Map for Cherished British Foods
Every culture has distinctive dishes that are only appreciated by natives. Sweden has surströmming; a fermented herring dish that’s a delicacy to locals but a stomach turner to outsiders. The Philippines has balut; a developed duck embryo boiled alive and eaten in its own egg, whilst here in the UK we have black pudding, haggis, and most divisive of all, Marmite.
Whilst you’re unlikely to find duck embryos and pickled herring outside of their native lands, it’s a brighter picture for British foodstuffs, and there are a plethora of shops across the world dedicated to reuniting Brits with their most beloved products and ingredients. But how to find them?
UK expat blog Whichoffshore had seen many of its UK expat community swapping stories on how and where to source British food abroad, and thus decided that it was a worthy endeavour to create the greatest compendium of British food stores across the globe as a valuable tool for expats and travellers alike.
Utilizing extant online sources and a huge number of suggestions from expat and traveller communities, Whichoffshore’s team created The Ultimate Interactive Map of Great British Grub
View the Ultimate Interactive Map of Great British Grub in a larger format and suggest additional locations, which highlights shops (Marmite jars), bakers (meat pies) and butchers (pigs) which stock all your British faves.
The map, however, is hardly complete, and if you see any glaring omissions Whichoffshore is looking for user suggestions to fully flesh out the more far-flung locations.
A big thanks to Jamie Waddell for bringing this map to our attention.Celebrate and cherish individual taste and find the things you like with this useful and user friendly guide.