Tea Breaks & Tea Ladies

Tea Breaks & Tea Ladies

Jun 09 , 2022

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In the early years of the 1600s, The East India Company was run out of the private residence. When East India House was opened as the new Headquart...

A Short Story about EIC

A Short Story about EIC

Jun 09 , 2022

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3.5 billion. That’s the number of pages returned today for a Google search of The East India Company. It’s also approximately the number of people ...

Still dunking after all these years

Still dunking after all these years

Jun 08 , 2022

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There has always been a good reason to dunk a biscuit. The Romans dunked their bis-coctum [twice-baked] biscuits in wine to make them edible. Later...

The First Curry

The First Curry

Jun 08 , 2022

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The East India Company pioneers in India loved nothing more than enjoying a local curry with chutney. These ‘ordinary’ foods in India became exotic...

The Story of the Gin & Tonic

The Story of the Gin & Tonic

Jun 08 , 2022

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Gin is an intrinsic part of both our history and British culture as a whole – as a result of the Company’s pioneering spirit of adventure and colla...