Why did we humiliate the Polish aces after their Battle of Britain heroics?
"They hated the mist and the drizzle but, above all, the awful food. Fish-paste sandwiches, cabbage boiled to extinction, milky tea, warm beer", writes Daily Mail.
And custard! One Polish fighter pilot arriving in England in 1940 was appalled by this ‘glutinous yellow paste’, which he reckoned tasted like washing powder. British cooking, he concluded, ‘consists of making the worst dishes from the best produce on earth’.
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