Hot Water Crust Pastry is used to make raised pies. It makes a stiff yet tender pastry that can stand up by itself and form a shell or casing that can be cooked without the support of a pan or tin.
Lovely side instead of potatoes or rice, or you can use it as a main for a veggie meal.
A very rich-tasting fish pie.
You’ll never find a simpler pie to make — or a harder one to keep people’s hands off of until dinner time.
This is modern take on a traditional recipe from East Anglia in England. A more traditional version calls for fatty bacon, and apple cider (the alcoholic kind.) Ideal for making up a day ahead, then using on a picnic or for a brunch the next day to eat col
The thicker cut your marmalade is, the better for this recipe.
A hearty, inexpensive dish.
Definitely a winter comfort food recipe. This is a good potato side dish for blue cheese lovers.
A very morish, inexpensive dessert to make.
This recipe has a high futz factor. But it is such a good vegetarian dish, the meat-eaters at the table will ignore the roast and dig into the vegetarians’ dinner!
This is an ideal way to use up end bits of jam left in jam jars or pots.
If you haven’t made a steamed pudding before, we have simple guidelines!
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.