Waiter! Waiter! There's a fly in my soup! May 5, 2013 10:40 AMSubscribe
For decades Brown Windsor Soup stood as a culinary allegory for the British empire, and was reputedly a favorite food of Queen Victoria herself. By the 1950s, Brown Windsor Soup appeared to have had its day in the sun, ultimately becoming a favorite source of hilarity on comedy shows ranging from the Goon Show to Fawlty Towers. But it remained a soup fondly remembered by older Britons as terrible swill served on British Rail dining cars and in boarding houses.