19/09/2014 11:54 BST | Updated 19/09/2014 11:59 BST

British Food Fortnight: 10 Foods Britain Can Be Proud Of

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British food may have had a bashing of late, from the US ambassador's moaning about lamb and potatoes to Professor João Magueijo who wrote a book slamming the unspeakable things we do with lard.

The reality, though, is that our capital city offers some of the best, most creative and diverse cooking in the world. And it doesn’t begin and end with London - British food is only great because it comes from the whole of the British Isles.


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So, to kickstart British Food Fortnight, Fabio Diu from Real Food Festival walks us through the top ten British foods that we can be truly proud of.

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