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I have noticed the recent Pretzel Bread thread and (after goggling what that actually is) I just wondered how American the food in the buffet is? For example, will all the salads have dressings, will the milk be "half and half fat" (or whatever it's called), and will the tea be iced? I know that might sound strange, and I know the ship is very American (and I love America) but I love proper hot tea with milk and proper English style bacon, and salad that consists just of lettuce leaf, and bread that's just bread! Don't get me wrong, I do like other nationalities food and am not against trying different foods, I just wondered if my basic "staple food groups" will be as I normally have them, or if they will be like exotic oddities to me???So you can get English Breakfast Tea bags.
I'm used to having to explain myself to people though, especially when going to a chippy asking for a pea mix, most Brits don't even know what that is!I prefer my mushy peas on the side, but I'm all in for a seaside hut offering fish & chips!!
No clotted creamI had Scottish Bangers on the Pearl in Oct and on the Sun in Jan.
You might find some days will offer Canadian Bacon, and its a bit more like British bacon.
Norwegian USED to offer Scottish Bangers but sadly those days are gone.
Usually on the buffet you can make your own salad and just put whatever else you want on the greens (lettuce, rocket, endive).
When waiting for a fried egg just ask for it sunny side up or over easy and it will still have a runny yolk to dip your toast into!
There should be 3 types of bread, white, wheat, or rye and then of course the croissants, pretzel rolls, and other of danish or rolls or whatever.
The foodstuffs bascially come from Miami, shipped via UPS and dropped off at provisioning ports (even in Europe). The perishables such as fruit & veg will all be more locally grown.
Have fun!! There is such a bounty of culinary delights enjoy tasting your way across the world!
I had Scottish Bangers on the Pearl in Oct and on the Sun in Jan.Ohhh!! Maybe they're bringing them back!
Just remember chips are fries and crisps are chips! If you order a burger etc..I am German and in Germany you say "Chips", many years back in school I learned that in English it means "crisps" and not "chips", which are "fries".
I am German and in Germany you say "Chips", many years back in school I learned that in English it means "crisps" and not "chips", which are "fries".In America Pommes frites are called fries , in European English they are called chips.
So is this different on NCL ships?
When I want to order "crisps" I have to order "chips"?
How can I be sure that I won't get any "fries"??
I have been on RCCL Splendour and there I ordered "crisps". I extra didn't say "chips", because I was afraid to get "fries".
So then it is different at NCL?
I'm always amazed at the term "Canadian bacon". Our bacon is in strips like you get in the US. We, in Canada, call Canadian bacon "peameal bacon" and I've seen it here once in my lifetime. It should be called "British bacon" because it's what we got in London on a BLT.I guess we call pea meal bacon Canadian because that's where it comes from. Some places now call it Canadian-style bacon which makes more sense because that really describes it and the bacon isn't actually imported from Canada.
Sorry for the aside, it's just one of those weird things, not sure why it ever got the reputation as being Canadian.