Category: English cuisine

Apple Sauce

Apple sauce is inexpensive and is widely used. It can be substituted for fat (e.g. butter or oil) in baking.

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English Bacon Sandwich

Bacon Sandwich

A bacon sandwich (also known in the United Kingdom, and New Zealand as a bacon butty or bacon sarnie, rasher sandwich in Ireland, and as a bacon sanger or piece ‘n bacon in Scotland) is a sandwich of cooked bacon and butter, often including ketchup or brown sauce, and usually served hot.

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Bakewell Pudding

It is so easy to make a Bakewell pudding. The pudding makes a delicious dessert and though it can be eaten as an afternoon treat, usually that will be a Bakewell Tart. Serve the pudding hot or slightly warm to enjoy the full almond flavour.

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Bangers and mash

Bangers and Mash (aka Sausage and Mash)

Bangers and Mash is the familiar term for Sausage and Mash, a favourite British and Irish dish. Bangers and Mash is quick and easy to make, and also makes a cheap yet very substantial meal.

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Bath Buns

Bath Buns

The Bath bun is a sweet roll made from a milk-based yeast dough with crushed sugar sprinkled on top after baking. Variations in ingredients include enclosing a lump of sugar in the bun or adding candied fruit peel, currants, raisins or sultanas.

The change from a light, shaped bun to a heavier, often fruited or …

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Lettuce Wedges with Blue Cheese Dressing

Blue Cheese Dressing

Buttermilk and blue cheese combine to make a mayonnaise that is perfectly paired with your next lettuce salad.

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Brandy Butter

Brandy butter and rum butter are particularly associated with the Christmas and New Year season and Christmas pudding and warm mince pies, serving as a seasonal alternative to cream, ice cream or custard.

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Jaffa Cakes

Jaffa Cakes

Jaffa Cakes are a snack introduced by McVitie and Price in 1927 and named after Jaffa oranges. The most common form of Jaffa Cakes are circular and have three layers: a sponge base, a layer of orange flavoured jelly and a coating of chocolate. Jaffa Cakes are also available as bars. Jaffa Cakes are consumed primarily in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni and cheese is a dish of English origin, consisting of cooked macaroni pasta and a cheese sauce, most commonly cheddar.

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Oysters Kilpatrick

Oysters Kilpatrick are a retro classic. While some people consider the cooking (or mere dressing) of an oyster to be a travesty, when done properly these techniques can highlight the oyster’s own flavour characteristics.

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Parsley Liquor

A variant of parsley sauce called “parsley liquor” is often served with pie and mash as a traditional British food, particularly in London.

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Pease Pudding

Pease Pudding

Pease pudding, sometimes known as pease pottage or pease porridge, is a term of British origin regarding a savoury pudding dish made of boiled legumes, which mainly consists of split yellow or Carlin peas, water, salt, and spices, often cooked with a bacon or ham joint.

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Pickled Eggs

Pickled Eggs

Pickled eggs have since become a favourite among many as a snack or hors d’œuvre popular in pubs, bars and taverns, and around the world in places where beer is served.

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Saint Lucia saffron buns

Saint Lucia Saffron Buns – Lussekatter

A saffron bun, Cornish tea treat bun or revel bun, Swedish lussebulle or lussekatt, Norwegian lussekatt, is a rich, spiced yeast-leavened sweet bun that is flavoured with saffron and cinnamon or nutmeg and contains currants similar to a teacake.

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Steak & Kidney Pudding

Steak and kidney pudding is a savoury pudding made by enclosing diced beef steak and lamb’s or pig’s kidney pieces in gravy in a suet pastry.

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