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buzzbeebee Fri 11-Aug-17 15:11:56

Hi folks, I'm returning to visit my old work in England and wanted to bring the department some typical Irish treats that can't be got in England but can't think of what to bring. Any suggestions?

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Ginmakesitallok Fri 11-Aug-17 15:13:07

Tay to cheese and onion. Jawbox gin

Orangedaisy Fri 11-Aug-17 15:13:35

Top hats

BlackAmericanoNoSugar Fri 11-Aug-17 15:14:08

They don't have Chikatees there.

buzzbeebee Fri 11-Aug-17 19:39:20

Thanks everyone - top hats great suggestion.

I had to go look up chikatees blush do we get them in NI?

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splatattack Fri 11-Aug-17 19:54:45

Tayto cheese and onion crisps
Top hats (Any tray bake really as English people don't seem to be as obsessed with them as we are)
Potato bread
Cinnamon sweets
Veda bread
Brown lemonade
Soda bread
Wheaten bread
West coast coolers


CarolinePenvenen Fri 11-Aug-17 20:07:12

Moros. Love them! No, Boosts are not the same!

KenDoddsDadsDog Fri 11-Aug-17 20:07:55

I always am asked for Sodas , and I bring Barry's tea and chocolate Kimberley.

PansyParkinson Fri 11-Aug-17 20:09:21

Kimberleys!!! And the special chocolate covered ones.
Barry's tea
Club orange
More kimberleys!!!

blondielocks29 Fri 11-Aug-17 20:11:36

Cadbury tiffin and caramello.
Sooo much better than what you can get in England!

KenDoddsDadsDog Fri 11-Aug-17 20:32:45

I've got tiffin in the fridge. All mine ❤️

Laineymc7 Fri 11-Aug-17 20:34:58

Wheaten and soda bread
Punjana tea

ElfrideSwancourt Fri 11-Aug-17 20:36:32

Cadbury golden crisp

nancy75 Fri 11-Aug-17 20:38:14

What on earth are top hats?

MessyBun247 Fri 11-Aug-17 20:55:16

Top hats!

nancy75 Fri 11-Aug-17 21:01:21

I'm still none the wiser as to what top hats actually are, but I think I want themgrin

HolyShmoly Fri 11-Aug-17 21:11:00

Hold the phone. Moro's haven't been discontinued and replaced with Boosts? They just don't sell them in England?

I've never made that connection.

And another thing - why can't you get West Coast Cooler over here? They are my go-to wedding drink and I can't get them so I end up drinking way too much prosecco and doing shots with strangers...

But yeah, taytos, kimberly, oatfield sweets...

Changebagsandgladrags Fri 11-Aug-17 21:11:51

All of the Irish Cadbury bars.
Club orange and club lemon
Galtee 'cheese'

HolyShmoly Fri 11-Aug-17 21:12:52

Nancy, you melt chocolate then pour it into bun cases and pop a marshmallow on it. If you're being extra fancy you put a bit of melted chocolate onto a smarty and stick it on top. That's literally it. I don't understand why this is an Irish thing and not an internationally loved treat.

Wolfiefan Fri 11-Aug-17 21:14:13

Veda. Can you ship us a container over?! grin

treaclesoda Fri 11-Aug-17 21:16:20

nancy my heart is aching a little bit for you not ever having had a top hat. sad

In N Ireland no child has ever attended a birthday party that doesn't have top hats. It's the law.

Iwannasnack Fri 11-Aug-17 21:18:00

Barry's tea

Lindy2 Fri 11-Aug-17 21:19:59

We can get Club Orange quite easily in England (assuming you're talking about the chocolate biscuit) but I've never even heard of Club Lemon let alone seen one.
The top hats look good (once I realised you didn't actually mean head wear! 😂).

squoosh Fri 11-Aug-17 21:22:51


Although I'm sad to see it's no longer in foil.

squoosh Fri 11-Aug-17 21:23:36

Also Cadbury Mint Crisp, Tiffin, Caramello. Can't get them in the UK.

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