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Homemade Applesauce

This a very old English recipe for Homemade Applesauce that was served as a side dish to pork roast. If you omit butter while making it, you can use it as any regular applesauce you are used to.  It is really easy to make from scratch and there are no… Read more »


Lemon Curd

Lemon curd is not such a hard thing to make, as one could think. Sure, the eggs can curdle if you overcook them. But if you follow this easy recipe, you will get good results. And it will all be done in less then 10 minutes with just a few… Read more »


English Tea

English Tea   Print Ingredients 1 tsp tea leaves per person, plus “one for the pot“ sugar milk or slices of lemon Instructions Fill the kettle with fresh cold water and heat it to the boil. Pour it over the tea, then stir and leave to brew for 3-5 minutes.… Read more »


Cucumber Tea Sandwich

3.0 from 1 reviews Cucumber Tea Sandwich   Print Ingredients 2 to 3 cucumber, pared & thinly sliced 1 stick butter, softened 1 (8 oz; 200 g) pkg. softened cream cheese loaf of thinly sliced white bread Dill weed for garnish Instructions Combine cream cheese and butter and spread over… Read more »

Jamie Oliver's Yorkshire Pudding

[ad#ads-1] Ingredients: 115 g (4 oz) plain flour 285 ml (1/2 pint) milk 3 eggs a pinch of salt sunflower oil Preparation: Mix flour, milk, eggs and salt together, and put to one side. Put 1 cm (just under 1/2 inch) of sunflower oil into a yorkshire pudding tin. Place… Read more »

Toad-in-the-Hole Recipe

[ad#ads-1] Ingredients: 8 pork sausages sunflower oil 120 g (4 oz) cup all-purpose flour 3 eggs 280 ml (1/2 pint) milk pinch of salt Preparation: Sift the flour into a bowl and beat in the egg. Add milk slowly and beat until very smooth. Place oil and sausages in a… Read more »

Steak and Kidney Pie Recipe

[ad#ads-1] Ingredients: 2 beef kidneys 8 oz. beef steak, cut into bite-size pieces 4 tablespoons butter 0.5 lb (250 g) mushrooms, sliced and sautéed ½ cup Guinness beer 1 large onion 2 large tomatoes 2 tbl parsley minced ½ cup beef bouillon 1 bay leaf marjoram, thyme, rosemary Salt, pepper… Read more »

Shortbread Biscuit (Cookie) Recipe

[ad#ads-1] Ingredients: 1 cup (8 oz) butter at room temp 2/3 cup (4 oz) fruit sugar 1 cup (4 oz) cornstarch 1 3/4 cup (8 oz) all purpose flour pinch of salt Preparation: Mix together the flour, cornstarch and salt in a bowl and set aside. Mix the butter and… Read more »

Old Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

[ad#ads-1] Ingredients: 1/2 pint (285 milliliters) milk 4 ounces (115 grams) all-purpose flour Pinch salt 3 eggs Vegetable oil Preparation: Pre-heat the oven to 425F (220°C). Mix the batter ingredients together. Let rest for half an hour. Preheat a 12-hole popover tin with 1/2-inch (1 centimeter) of oil in each… Read more »

Ground Beef Shepherds Pie Recipe

[ad#ads-1] Ingredients: 1 kg (2 lbs) potatoes, quartered 50 g (1.7 oz) grated Cheddar pinch nutmeg, salt 750 g (1 1/2 lb) beef, minced 1 onion, chopped 2 cups mixed vegetables salt , pepper 8 tbs butter 1/2 cup beef broth 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce salt, pepper Preparation: Pre-heat oven… Read more »

Green Pea Soup Recipe

[ad#ads-1] Ingredients: 3 cups fresh English peas (shelled) 4 cups vegetable or chicken stock 2 tablespoons butter 1/3 cup leek, sliced (use white, tender part) 5 fresh mint leaves, sliced 1/2 teaspoon sugar Salt Preparation: Melt the butter in a large pot and saute the leeks over medium high heat… Read more »

English Toffee Recipe

[ad#ads-1] Ingredients: 1 1/3 cup sugar 1 cup butter 1 tablespoon light corn syrup 3 tbsp water 1/2 kg (1 lb) walnuts, ground 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips Preparation: Melt butter and sugar, stirring, for 7 minutes. Add corn syrup, water and nuts; stir until brown and toffee-colored. Pour the… Read more »

English Fish and Chips Recipe

[ad#ads-1] Ingredients: FISH 8 ounces fresh white fish (cod, flounder, haddock or any white fish of your choice) 1 cup vegetable oil 2 cups flour 1 cup cornmeal 1 egg 1 cup milk 1/2 cup water Spicy Sauce 1 lemon, cut into wedges CHIPS 2 Pounds Idaho potatoes, peeled and… Read more »

English Christmas Plum Pudding Recipe

[ad#ads-1] Ingredients: 2 oz. chopped beef suet 1/ 2 cup bread crumbs 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 tbs. lemon and orange rind 2 eggs 1/2 cup whiskey or rum 2 tbs. orange juice 1/2 tsp. ground allspice 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/8 tsp. ground cloves 2 tsp. vanilla extract 1/2… Read more »

English Bath Buns Recipe

[ad#amazon] Ingredients: 1 lb flour 1 tablespoon yeast 1 cup milk 6 oz melted butter 4 eggs currants candied peel Preparation: Mix 1 pound flour, a tablespoonful of yeast, and 1 cup of milk; let it rise overnight, or for several hours (in a warm place). Add 6 ounces of… Read more »

Egg Custard Sauce Recipe

[ad#ads-1] Ingredients: 2 egg yolks 1 1/3 cup milk 2 teaspoon sugar 1/2 ts vanilla extract Preparation: Whisk egg yolks with sugar in bowl. Heat the milk in a double boiler. When hot, stir a little of it into the beaten yolk and the sugar, and mix well; then pour… Read more »

Easy Shepherds Pie Recipe

[ad#ads-1] Ingredients: 5 large Sweet potatoes – quartered 1/4 cup milk 2 tablespoons butter pinch nutmeg salt & pepper to taste 50g grated Cheddar 500g Minced Lamb or Beef 1 large Carrot 1 large Onion 200ml Beef Stock 1 tablespoon Tomato Puree 1 tablespoon Vegetable Oil 1 tablespoon Flour (plain)… Read more »

Bubble and Squeak Recipe

[ad#ads-1] Ingredients: 3 large potatoes, boiled 4 cups cabbage, chopped, parboiled and drained 1 small onion, chopped 4 slices bacon, cut up and fried 25g (1oz) butter Preparation: Chop cooked potatoes. Melt the butter, then add onion and sauté until golden brown. Add chopped, cooked cabbage and chopped, cooked potatoes.… Read more »

Brandy Butter (Hard Sauce) Recipe

[ad#ads-1] Ingredients: 120 g (4 oz) unsalted butter 180 g (6 oz) sieved icing sugar 1-2 tbs lemon juice 1-2 wine glasses brandy Preparation: Cream together the butter and the icing sugar. Add lemon juice and brandy gradually. Place in the refrigerator until needed. Serve with Christmas pudding and mince… Read more »