St George’s Day is Catalonia’s patron saint’s day, and you probably know it all about our tradition. But did you know St George is England’s patron saint too? And a truly pan-European saint as well, with many traditions and celebrations associated with his martyrdom and legendary dragon-slaying taking place across the continent. How much do you know about Saint George and St George’s Day traditions around Europe? Find out with our quiz.
Book of the Hours, c 1380 (Photo source: wikiwand.com)
And now, taking advantage of this lockdown situation, why don’t we try some classic English cooking for Saint George’s day? Watch the video How to Make a Cottage Pie (with a Caribbean twist) Then check your listening comprehension with the following quiz.