This is a robust salad dressing with sharp, strong, savoury tastes. It’s particularly good with salads made out of milder-tasting items such as pasta, potatoes, beans, etc.
Apple & Berry Nut Crumble
A lovely warming, filling dessert, so save room for it.
Apple and Almond Treacle Tart
Very, very good.
Bacon and Egg Salad Recipe
This is a composed salad; arrange it on a platter and supply spoons for people to use in serving themselves. Nice served with a good crusty bread.
Bakewell Pudding Recipe
A classic English dessert.
Banana Mincemeat Pie Recipe
A very interesting and yummy way to present mincemeat. Nice served warm.
Barley Water Recipe
Barley water is an old-fashioned drink that was traditionally given to children.
Bath Olivers are bland flavoured, thin, crisp, ivory-coloured biscuits with tiny holes poked in them. They are made from fat (butter, oil and beef fat), flour, milk and yeast, and sold in a white paper cylinder. They are good with cheese. Bath Olivers are relatively expensive, about twice the price of water biscuits. History Notes…
Bean & Pasta Soup Recipe
This is an embarrassingly easy soup, but it is very hearty and nummy!
Beef in Beer
This is beef braised in beer. A good cold weather dish that is lovely with mashed potato and cabbage.
Beet Cake Recipe
They’ll never know there’s beet in it.
Belgian buns are large, soft, round buns formed from a swirled strip of bread-like dough with raisins, white icing and a red candied cherry. No one is certain where they originated but one thing is certain: it does not appear to have been Belgium.
Blaunche Escrepes means literally “white pancakes” (think “blanches crepes” if you have any French.) They were made in England in the 1200s from white wheat flour. They were often used to accompany “Poume d’oranges” (pork meatballs.) Cooking Tips A batter is made of the flour and beaten, fluffy egg white, with some white wine to…
Blue Cheese and Bacon Potato Patties
Very tasty fritters. These are also good even without the cheese in them! You may also wish to try other cheeses.
Blue Cheese and Broccoli Quiche
With its robust flavours, a slice of this quiche easily stands up as the main item on a plate of food. You can serve this quiche hot in the winter, or room temperature in the summer.
Blue Cheese and Red Onion Pie
There are two easy parts to this recipe: a cheese pie, and some caramelized onions that go on top as a garnish.
Blue Cheese Gravy Recipe
This is gorgeous. It’s not everyone’s cup of tea — chances are, if you don’t like strong tastes like horseradish with your beef, you’re not going to want blue cheese.
Braised Leeks, Peas and Onions in Butter Sauce
A sophisticated but really easy vegetable side dish. If you end up liking it, you’ll have it easily committed to memory in no time flat.
Braised Pork Chops, Bacon and Cabbage
These flavours are fantastic together. Nice with mash.
Braised Red Cabbage
A very tasty cabbage side dish. Lovely with mash and something else.
Branston Pickle and Sardine Sandwiches
If you love sardines and the rich, tangy preserves known as Branston Pickle, your ship has come in. This is an easy mixture of sardines and pickle to spread on hot buttered toast.
Brie Potato Cakes Recipe
The melted Brie makes these potato fritters transcendent.
Broccoli Crumble Recipe
This is a very hearty vegetable side dish, with the right amount of melted cheese and crispy bits to give it a big comfort food factor.
Bubble & Squeak Recipe
Great for using up leftover mashed potato. Serve hot.