If you haven’t made a steamed pudding before, we have simple guidelines!
Chicken breasts are the default piece of chicken to serve these days. But let’s face it: they are often dry, boring and cheerless, served only because they are perceived as healthy.
A gorgeous, full-flavoured soup.
A gusty dressing that can hold its own.
Cheese lovers will adore the surprise inside these dumplings.
Fine for a quick lunch on your own, or serve with a salad and you have a quick winter’s lunch you can serve to guests. Probably each person will want two pieces of toast at least.
The measurements in this pie don’t have to be exact: it is a classic English recipe designed to use up leftovers.
This dish is halfway between a pancake and an omelette. This is good for either breakfast, brunch or a nice cosy supper with tea.
Swiss chard doesn’t make everyone’s standard vegetable list these days; but this recipe will make it a winner in your household.
Even those who are sometimes leery of pears owing to their texture will love this cake.
This is a summer recipe; make when the tomatoes are at their best and fresh basil is plentiful and inexpensive.
A very morish, inexpensive dessert to make.
Baked red onions, tomatoes and puff pastry: yum. Dead easy to make, and looks great.
If you have a sweet tooth, this is at the top of the list for fudges. You may want some strong coffee to wash this down with.
Pasties are ideal for picnics, packed lunches, or outdoor buffets during the summer. The thick edging on pasties was originally for farm and mine workers in Cornwall, England.
A classic English cake.
Yorkshire puddings are one of those things that are meant to be cheap fillers to fill people up at the table — that instead, everyone treats as a featured dish and can’t get enough of.