Tag: British/UK

Christmas cabbage

Christmas Cabbage

  Inspired by watching too much British television. We were watching a Mary Berry Christmas special on PBS the other day and in it she made all sorts of things including ravioli and steamed pudding. I was watching for the pudding recipe for a project I was working on but […]

skillet irish coddle

Skillet Coddle

Based on the classic stew-like Irish (or Dublin) Coddle, this dish transforms it into a speedier, one-skillet meal but keeps all of the flavors intact.

Chicken Jalfrezi Sandwich, Quarantine Style

Ingredients: for the chicken: 1 15-oz can jalapeño and habanero diced tomatoes 1 1/2-2 lbs chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces 3 cloves garlic, sliced 1/2 large red onion, sliced 1/4 teaspoon ground roasted cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon turmeric 2 teaspoons garam masala salt freshly ground black […]

Slightly Posh Tuna and Sweetcorn Jacket Potatoes

Ingredients: 4 large baking potatoes (like Russet) 3 5-oz cans Albacore tuna in water, drained 8 oz can corn kernels*, drained 1 bunch green onion, chopped (green parts only) 1/3 cup (loose) chopped Italian parsley 1/2 tablespoon lemon pepper seasoning 1/2 cup mayonnaise Directions: Preheat oven to 400. Scrub off […]

Apple and Stilton Sausage Rolls

Ingredients: 1 lb ground pork 3 sprigs’ worth fresh thyme leaves 5 leaves sage, chopped 1/4 teaspoon cayenne 1/4 teaspoon mace 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 cup small cubed apple (I used Pink Lady) 1/4 cup crumbled Stilton salt freshly ground black pepper 1 box (17.3 […]

Cauliflower Cheese

Ingredients: 1 medium-large head cauliflower, cut into florets 6 oz extra sharp cheddar, grated 2 3/4 cups whole milk 3 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup flour 1/2-1 teaspoon dry mustard (to taste) freshly ground black pepper kosher salt 2 tablespoons bread crumbs Directions: Bring a large pot of water to boil. […]

Raspberry Eton Mess

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon sugar 1 1/2 cup fresh raspberries (I used a mix of golden and red raspberries) 1 1/4 cup (whole) raspberry meringues Directions: In the bowl of a stand mixer or in a mixing bowl using a hand mixer beat the cream and sugar […]

Egg Salad with Ham and Watercress

Ingredients: 6 hard-boiled eggs 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1-2 tablespoons Dijon 2/3 (loose) cup watercress 4 oz cubed ham 3 scallions/green onions, chopped 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Slice eggs in half and remove the yolks. Place the yolks in a small bowl. Set aside. Chop […]

bangers and mash

Bangers and (Turnip-Potato) Mash

  Add a little extra to your mash by mixing in turnips to turn this Britsh classic into a no-extra-side-dish-needed meal. My thoughts: We went to England last May and spent a few days in London and Bath with Matt’s family. Due to various reasons, we did not get to […]