Improve your English vocabulary and listening in just 6 minutes! Do you know the origins of the Cornish pasty? The traditional tasty snack from Cornwall in the UK is popular around the world – but does it have to be made in this region of England to make it a genuine Cornish pasty? Rob and Neil talk about food and teach you some vocabulary in this free English lesson.
This week’s question
What is the traditional filling in an authentic Cornish pasty? Is it:
a) Chicken, avocado and brie
b) Beef, potato and turnip
c) Pork, onion and chorizo
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.
traditional dishes made from a silver-coloured metal called pewter
people who do physical work, especially outdoors
the time of year when crops like wheat or barley are cut and collected from the fields
digging up materials such as coal, diamonds or metals like gold and tin from the ground
done again in exactly the same way
making you remember a particular person, place or thing
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