British & Irish Food: Most Popular Articles
Making the perfect macaron is not as difficult to make as some would have you believe. Follow this recipe and you will be delighted with the results.
The easiest and quick Yorkshire Pudding recipe guarantees yours will be perfect every time; crisp, risen and golden brown, all they need is onion gravy.
Roast Beef and Yorkshire Puddings, it is the national dish and loved by everyone. I am often asked how to cook perfect roast beef and it is easy with these 5 handy tips.
This hard to beat Traditional British flapjack recipe is not only super quick and easy to make, it is so delicious too.
Classic shortcrust pastry is so quick and easy to make. It is the most versatile of all pastry recipes for all your pies, pasties and tarts,
A traditional British Apple Crumble is so delicious and so easy to make. There is no more quintessential British pudding than the crumble.
At first glance, making a traditional Christmas cake may look daunting; it is not. Follow this recipe recipe for success every time.
Making perfect roast pork really is so easy to do. Follow this recipe for a delicious tender, moist meat and crisp crackling every time.
Pickled onions are a treasure in the British larder; no pie or Ploughman's would be seen without one. So easy to make with just a little time needed.
Traditional Bread and Butter Pudding is one of the easiest, and cheap puddings to make, take a look at this recipe and you'll see why.
There is much confusion about the difference between dried fruits, particularly raisins, sultanas and currants.
How to make the perfect mashed potato every time. It is easy and quick with these few simple steps.
So quick and easy, an onion gravy is the best accompaniment to many great British and Irish dishes, no Toad in the Hole or Bangers and Mash is complete without it.
A traditional British apple pie recipe which is both quick and easy to make. Lovely as a dessert or a perfect tea time treat.
The easiest buns in the world to make are traditional British rock cakes, aka Rock Buns. Simply delicious warm from the oven with a little butter.
Top to toe warming, this hearty, easy to make cottage pie recipe will be a firm favourite with the whole family.
Beef Stew and Dumplings Recipe is a classic British dish, a filling dish, perfect for a cold winters day.
Jam tarts are one of the first things my mum taught me to bake, probably because they are so easy. Great for using up leftover pastry.
There are many types of classic British Parkin but the best recipe comes from Yorkshire. Yorkshire Parkin is sweet, sticky and so easy to make.
Cauliflower cheese is a quintessentially traditional British food served traditionally with a Sunday lunch, but equally good as a side or a vegetarian dish.
Bubble and Squeak as seen here in this Bubble and Squeak recipe is the name for fried left-over vegetables usually from a Sunday lunch.
As a clean sterilised jar is essential to the success and longevity of the jams and preserves here are 3 trusted methods for perfect jars every time.
Synonomous with the food and cooking of Ireland is of course the Irish Stew. The stew is quite simple to make and relies purely on really good lamb and vegetables and some time.
Christmas is not Christmas without a Pudding. This is my favourite Christmas Pudding Recipe, I have been making it for years and everyone loves it.
One of the quickest and easiest family supper dishes is a hearty, warming shepherds pie. Also a great way to use up leftover lamb from a Sunday roast.
The quick and easy to make Cornish Pasty is a much-loved part of the British culinary heritage. It is as happy in a lunch box as a main course dish.
This roast beetroot recipe is simple and easy creating beetroot with an intense, sweet flavour, ready to use in recipes calling for beets. Delicious.
The quintessential delicious tea time treat of traditional British crumpets served warm with lashings of butter.
Many dread making a sponge cake, afraid it will be heavy, or worse-still, not rise. Making a feather light sponge is much easier than you think, take a look at these 8 tips to see how.
Home made scones are a delicious treat. Both sweet and savoury are so quick and easy to make as you can see in this classic scone recipe.
There is often great confusion on the difference between dried fruits used in British cooking - the 3 most popular being raisins, sultanas and currants.
Making this pancake recipe is quick and easy and are always very popular. It is the perfect pancake for Pancake Day (aka Shrove Tuesday and Mardi Gras).
Bonfire toffee is the must-have treat for Bonfire night. The toffee is also known as Treacle Toffee and Plot Toffee. Simple, quick and easy to make.
This traditional Fish Pie is quick and easy to make and which fish to use is up to you. The perfect lunch or dinner dish.
Afternoon Tea and High Tea are often confused but their differences are clear and concise.
Brisket is a cheap and versatile cut of beef making it perfect for long slow cooking.
The Bacon Butty (bacon sandwich) came top of Britain's Top 50 Favourites list. What are the rest?
A Chocolate, Pistachio and Almond Brownie recipe that is easy to make and everyone will love
Making home made fruit scones is so quick and easy. They are an essential part of a traditional Afternoon Tea but also delicious anytime.
An irresistibly, delicious, traditional Scottish shortbread recipe
Afternoon tea is a quintessential British custom. Taking tea with sandwiches, scones and cake is a delightful and a special treat anytime.
Macarons may not be the easiest to make, be assured though, with these top tips you should have perfect macarons every time.
A perfectly, delicious Traditional Sherry Trifle Recipe, so easy to make. No British celebration is complete without one and perfect for Sunday tea.
Recipe for traditional Scottish Stovies. A delightful and easy to cook dish usually made with the leftovers from a Sunday roast.
Crispy, crunchy perfect roast potatoes are so easy to achieve as you can see in this super-easy roast potato recipe.
The perfect treat for a chilly autumn evening is a delicious and easy to make toffee apples, also known as candy apples in the States.
Traditional Mince pies are a classic British Christmas recipe. They so quick and easy to make but you will need to make lots as they are so delicious.
Baked egg custard tart is an all-time classic British and Irish tart that brings back fond childhood memories for many. Very easy to make and delicious to eat.
Bangers and Mash, a traditional British recipe loved by everyone. Bangers and Mash is the familiar term for sausages and mashed potatoes. Served with a thick, rich onion gravy - delicious.
This easy Spotted Dick pudding recipe is one of many great British puddings. The name always guarantees to raise a smile.
A Pimm's is so quick and easy to prepare as you can see in this recipe for Pimm's No 1 Cup. The drink at Wimbledon.
: What is a Full Breakfast? Throughout Britain and Ireland the Full breakfast is popular. It is not now
What is Boxing Day and Why is it Called Boxing Day
A Traditional Mushy Peas Recipe. the ideal accompaniment for fish and chips and so easy and cheap to make.
Bakewell tart comes from the picturesque town of Bakewell in the Derbyshire Peak District. It is so quick and easy to make.
Recipe for Scottish tablet, the fudge-like, very sweet candy from Scotland
A traditional English parsley sauce recipe is a classic of the British kitchen. Perfect with fish, ham or vegetables.
The perfect tea time (or any other time) treat is a slice of delicious rich fruit cake. It is a classic British recipe and very easy to make with just a little planning.
Making Toad in the Hole is super easy and quick. This recipe shows how to make a family size dish, great for cutting into chunky squares.
Faggots are a traditional British food made of offal and various meat. They are a hearty, filling and cheap meal to make.
A delicious traditional gravy recipe made with the pan juices is the best accompaniment to Roast Beef and Yorkshire Puddings. Traditional gravy is so quick and easy to make once the meat is cooked.
Roast parsnips are an integral part of a British Sunday lunch or roast and essential on the Christmas table. The roasting caramelises the outside of the parsnip making it sweet and tasty.
All you need to know about making shortcrust pastry, hints, tips, recipes and even a pastry calculator.
The Victoria Sponge Cake is the British classic cake. Quick and simple to make with this recipe and handy tips.
Step by Step Christmas Dinner the menu for a perfect and stress free Christmas dinner.
Knowing when to make the cake, pudding turkey are just a few of the many Christmas cookery questions. Here are the answers to the 9 most important.
Eton Mess is an all-time classic British dessert and an Eton Mess recipe must be included in any list of strawberry recipes.
British Sunday lunch is also known as a Sunday Roast the very heart of British food and cooking for the whole family.
Roast Chicken is perfect for the Sunday Roast, it is so easy took cook, Here are 7 handy hints and tips to create the perfect chicken every time.
Mince pies are an essential part of a classic British Christmas. They are so delicious especially when filled with your own homemade mincemeat.
Use this traditional British cheese scone recipe to make perfect scones every time.
Fish and Chips are one of the British national dishes. They are so easy to make, just follow these 9 simple steps.
One of the classics of British puddings is a super easy, creamy rice pudding. Perfect at any time of year.
This classic Steak and Kidney Pie Recipe is a firm favourite at British meal times. Both hearty and filing, it is the perfect winter dish.
Marmite is a rich, dark brown yeast spread, Vegemite the same, but why are some more liked than others? Marmite goes head to head with Vegemite, which is better?
What Makes the Perfect Chip in this Best Chip Recipe.
The Sunday Roast is a British institution. Traditionally it will be a roast beef but other roasts work just as well, here are hints and tips to make your Sunday Roast perfect.
Rich, tasty, and most certainly sticky .... sticky toffee pudding is the ultimate in great British puddings.
Roast pork is perfect for the Sunday Roast. Follow these handy tips and instructions to create the perfect roast pork.
Make the lightest scones ever with these 5 tops tips for a classic British scone.
A delightful and delicious Tattie Scone recipe ideal for serving at breakfast but so delicious can be eaten any time.
Yorkshire puddings are so easy to make but sometimes things can go wrong. If you have ever wondered why your Yorkshire puddings won't rise....
A delightfully simple and quick Chicken Tikka Masala recipe with a spicy yet creamy finish. Delicious.
This traditional British dish of slow-cooked braised lamb shanks is perfect comfort food. Great as a replacement for a Sunday roast.
What is the difference between a Casserole and a Stew?
Beef and Guinness Pie brings together two of Ireland's most famous products, Irish beef and the dark stout, known as Guinness.
Scottish porridge is delicious, warming and very easy to make as you can see in the porridge recipe.
Macarons have a reputation for being difficult to make. They aren't the easiest but these helpful tips help you can make perfect Macarons every time.
Sweet shortcrust pastry is a wonderful rich pastry and is perfect for pies, tarts and desserts and so easy to make.
Jam, jelly and marmalade are all delicious preserves, but what are the differences between them? Read here, they are not as similar as you would think.
Cullen Skink is also known as Smoked Haddock Chowder Recipe. Cullen is a town in North East Scotland and gives its name to this easy and delicious dish.
The History of Afternoon Tea. There is no more quintessential Englishness than the ceremony and serving of Afternoon Tea, or in Scotland, High Tea.
Coddle is a traditional Irish dish usually associated with Dublin and known also as Dublin Coddle. This Dublin Coddle recipe is comfort food of the highest degree.
Shortcrust pastry is the most used pastry in British baking, Here are 9 tips to make yours perfect every time.
This oxtail stew recipe is the one my mum used to make, it is easy to make but is best made a day or two in advance.
Once the traditional Christmas cake is made, then it is time to decorate. Discovering how to ice a Christmas cake is a really fun project and actually, really easy to do.
Gelatine - Powder or Leaves is often the conundrum of the cook, which is better and how much to use. Find answers to all these questions here.
An essential part of making a Christmas cake - the recipe.
A traditional British sausage roll is the perfect snack, party or lunch box food. Making them is super easy and quick. Why wait?
Apple crumble is one of Britain's most popular puddings. Make your crumble luxurious with the addition of oats and dried fruits which creates a lovely crisp oaty topping.
Leftover Vegetable Soup Recipe. British & Irish Food.
When it's time to wrap up warm, it's also time to dig out the pots and soup recipes. Winter soup recipes are filling and nutritious, here are ten favourites to choose from.
The perfect, traditional Treacle Tart recipe.
One of Britain's favourite curries, quick and easy to make.
Colcannon is so quick and easy to make, no wonder it is a traditional Irish favourite, especially on St Patrick's Day.
Suet is an ingredient that pops up all the time in British food, but what is suet?
This Welsh Cawl Recipe is a stew made from bacon, Welsh lamb or beef, cabbage and leeks and is the national dish of wWles.
Lancashire Hotpot is one the most famous (but not only) dish to come out of the north-western county of England. It is hearty and filling and cheap to make.
English afternoon tea is one of the greatest British customs, so loved is the tea is has spread across the world.
English Muffins are a delicious tea-time treat.
Different foods were served on the Titanic depending on what class you were traveling in. What did those passengers eat?
10 tips for making perfect jam, jelly and marmalade every time.
A winning combination of pork and cider makes this a delicious supper dish year-round.
Though the differences between a Cornish and a Devon Cream tea are subtle, can you spot the difference?
The Cornish pasty is loved throughout the UK even though it originates in Cornwall. . Whatever the origins, a Cornish Pasty Recipe is so easy and fairly quick to make
Green pea and ham soup is the perfect soup to use up leftover cooked ham in a hearty, warming soup.
Barm Brack is also known as barmbrack in Ireland, an Irish tea bread delicious served with butter.
Steak and Kidney Pudding is a great British classic recipe full of tender, meat in a thick sauce. The Steak and Kidney Pudding recipe may at first look a little daunting, but don’t be put off, it is actually quite straightforward and all the efforts are well worth it. It's a delicious dish.
The recipe for a traditional North-East Pease Pudding.
Ploughman's Lunch - What is a Ploughman's Lunch
Cobnuts are part of the hazelnut family and also known as filberts. When young, they are sweet and coconutty, but equally delicious when older and dried.
10 easy and delicious, traditional Bonfire Night recipes. Guaranteed to make your night go with a bang.
This Pea and Mint Soup Recipe is quick and easy to make and delicious served either hot or cold.
Turkey Roasting Guide - How to calculate your roast turkey cooking times to create the perfect roast turkey easily and safely.
Easy Chicken Consomme Recipe or Clear Chicken Soup Recipe
This is the ultimate in chocolate cake recipe. It has been handed down through generations and there is no wonder why. It is delicious.
A quick and easy recipe for delicious Kedgeree. A perfect dish for breakfast, lunch or supper.
This chicken pie recipe uses meat from the legs and thighs of the chicken. It is easy to make and in a hurry, you can even use ready made shortcrust pastry.
Sweet Potato Cottage pie makes a delicious and quick supper dish with this easy Cottage pie recipe.
Mixed spice occurs frequently in British cooking. It is a carefully blended spice mix which is bought ready made.
A gravy recipe is so easy, there really is no reason to buy ready made. These 5 easy gravy recipes show you how.
An extremely quick and easy Eccles Cake Recipe
Thermomix - Thermomix Review. British & Irish Food.
Christmas Cake Recipe - FAQ, Christmas cake questions
Lancashire Black Peas and Vinegar recipe traditionally served, but not exclusively, on Bonfire night.
Yorkshire pudding is such a versatile dish. There's the basic Yorkshire Pudding recipe but many other different ways to serve them. Here are my favorite 5 ways to serve Yorkshire puddings.
Pea Purée Recipe. Pea Purée is a delicious side dish to serve with almost all meat and fish dishes.
There's no need to get in a pickle with a piccalilli recipe, it may look a little daunting, but it is actually very easy.
The Food and Cooking of England is at its best, hearty, simple and delicious. Food developed to feed an empire, steeped in history and heritage.
The Haggis was immortalized by the poet Robert Burns in his Address to the Haggis and celebrated in Scotland on Burns Night, January 25th.
Just where did the wonderful dish fish and chips comes from and how come it is one of Britain's national dishes.
Delicate, slender stems of early Rhubarb appearing in the shops is always cause for celebration and what better way to use them than in this Classic Rhubarb Crumble recipe. Traditional rhubarb crumble, the perfect comfort food.
Irish Scones Recipe, delightful for afternoon tea
Traditional Strawberry and Cream Sponge Cake is a traditional British cake. It celebrates all the best of British baking and summer strawberries. A classic cake recipe.
Roast chicken is a wonderful dish at any meal but particularly for a Sunday roast. This is the best roast chicken recipe as it is cooked with lots of lovely butter which adds flavour and keeps the chicken moist.
There's nothing easier than a Lemon Posset recipe for a quick, and deliciously tangy pudding - perfect for summer days.
The tradition of Stir Up Sunday, five weeks before Christmas is also known as Stir Up Sunday.
A quick and easy Chickpea Curry Recipe that is better if made a day in advance
The books about Harry POtter are a worldwide phenomena which is great as all the food in the books is wonderful British Food. Read about Harry Potters favourites.
The leek is such a versatile vegetable, add to almost any savoury dish. One of the best vegetables around.