British cuisine is the heritage of cooking traditions and practices associated with the United Kingdom. Although the UK has a rich indigenous culinary tradition its colonial history has profoundly enriched its native cooking traditions. British cuisine absorbed the cultural influences of its post-colonial territories – in particular those of South Asia.
- There are in England sixty different religions and only one sauce.
- British women can't cook.
- Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, as quoted in "Long line of princely gaffes", BBC News (1 March 2002)