British V American Food Terminology

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Oh, I see. I was never sure what cream of wheat and dill pickles were.:)
 

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Some of them are a little off, at least for me. Ive never heard Red Pepper refered to anything other than red pepper :/

Up North we also call Spring Onions 'Scallions'
 

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^ Yeah, what the hell are up with some of those. Definitely not right.


I DIDN'T KNOW GRAHAM CRACKER WERE DIGESTIVES?!
 
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Some of them are a little off, at least for me. Ive never heard Red Pepper refered to anything other than red pepper :/

Up North we also call Spring Onions 'Scallions'

They are called Bell peppers. Down south spring onions are not scallions.;)
 

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Icing = Frosting

However, Americans do use the phrase, "icing on the cake".

Icing sugar = powdered sugar

Also known as confectioner's sugar
 

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Not that it applies much to us but ground beef is, I believe, what we call mince. I've never heard anyone talk about "biscuit mixture", surely you would just call it dough?