A mouth-watering selection of classic British comfort food for all the family – from toad-in-the-hole and Lancashire hotpot to summer pudding and shortbread. Ideal recipes for afternoon tea, lunch with friends, mid-week dinners or relaxed entertaining.
Sample the best of British with this one-stop guide to traditional British fare. Pies, roasts, casseroles and teatime treats – all the old favourites are here. Take inspiration from Soups, Starters and Snacks, and make a Leek and Potato Soup to warm you up on a cold winter’s day. Tuck into an authentic Fish Supper from the Fish chapter and imagine yourself on a windy pier on the southern coast of England. Poultry and Game is full of hearty main courses. Nothing beats a Traditional Roast Turkey complete with all the trimmings or some succulent Marinated Roast Venison. For an unbeatable Meat dinner, devote some time to making a favourite Sunday lunch – Rolled Pork Roast. No wholesome meal would be complete without something On the Side. Try some crunchy Roast Potatoes or Yorkshire Puddings. End your authentic dinner with a comforting Bread and Butter Pudding from the Desserts chapter. Then for Teatime – the epitome of British culinary tradition – make some Scones with Clotted Cream and Strawberry Jam. Finally, fill your Pantry with essentials, such as Plum Chutney and Lemon Curd.