Browsing Cuisine: British

Sirloin Steaks with Tewkesbury Mustard

Beef and mustard are a traditional pair; Tewkesbury mustard gives an unusual flavour, being made from a mixture of crushed mustard seeds and grated horseradish. If you can’t buy it,…

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Boiled Beef and Carrots

Immortalised by the old music hall song, this is a truly traditional Cockney dish. The length of time the meat is soaked depends on how salty it is; check with…

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Haddock in Butter Sauce

You can usually find haddock on the fishmonger's slab all year round but it is at its best during the winter. If you want to use a slightly cheaper fish,…

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English Madeira Cake

This cake does not itself contain Madeira wine but was originally made to eat accompanied by a glass of the fortified wine, lt has a firm, even but light texture….

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Baked Strawberry Cheesecake

This recipe for a baked strawberry cheesecake is like a dessert in two layers. The bottom layer is a rich and creamy cheesecake, and the top layer features fresh strawberries…

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English Chelsea Buns

The shop from which these buns originated would, in its heyday, sell as many as 250,000 buns in one day. The owner, Richard Hand, was known as 'Captain Bun'. The…

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English Melting Moments

These crisp, crunchy biscuits melt in the mouth – hence their name. A freshly baked batch will soon disappear.

Manchester Tart

Also known as Manchester Pudding or Queen of Puddings Tart, this recipe embraces the earliest of tart traditions in its use of breadcrumbs, but it has a distinctly Victorian feel…

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Apple and Orange Crumble

The beauty of crumbles is that they are very easy to make, and good-tempered enough to have their cooking time and temperature adjusted a little to fit in with the…

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Squidgy Chocolate Roll

Chocoholics will love this rich recipe, which uses cocoa powder to flavour a moist sponge, rolled and filled with fresh cream. It is an ideal dinner party dessert.

Cheese and Chive Scones

Crumbly Lancashire cheese is ideal in cooking. Combined with the onion flavour of freshly snipped chives, these scones are deliciously savoury. To increase flavour try spreading them with Welsh butter,…

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Congress Tartlets

Congress Tartlets are a favourite for afternoon teas served freshly baked and warm, but they can equally well be cooked as a full tart, to be served as a pudding…

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Irish Stew #2

A simple dish of lamb, potatoes and onions, well flavoured with herbs. If any other ingredients are added, the result is not an authentic Irish stew. Use a deep casserole…

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Cauliflower and Potato Bake

Cauliflower is available all year round and is often eaten with a rich creamy sauce, as in this recipe. Freshly grated nutmeg and garlic add flavour to the sauce, which…

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Boodles Orange Fool

Boodle's Club, in London's St. James's Street, was founded in 1764 and this luscious fool has been a speciality on the menu for many years. Plan this recipe in advance,…

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Marrow with Tomato and Onion

Use well-flavoured English tomatoes for this recipe. Marrows are excellent cooked in a tasty sauce, as they happily absorb all the delicious herby juices.

Lincolnshire Sausages with Lentils

Impress your friends and family with this Lincolnshire sausages with lentils recipe. This hearty British dish is easy to make, and will satisfy your hunger.

Shepherd’s Pie with Mint Sauce

This traditional Shepherd's Pie is made with lamb, mixed vegetables, potatoes, carrots, peas and mint sauce. It's a great way to use up leftover lamb or beef.

Sussex Lamb Chops

This recipe is a delightful and easy way to enjoy this sweet and succulent cut of lamb.