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Category: British Cooking

Coronation Salad

Coronation Salad

There’s quite a bit of dish about this famous Chicken Salad. As Queen Elizabeth celebrates her 70th year on the throne, one salute we can all enjoy is her “Coronation Chicken”. This classic recipe has undergone multiple changes since its invention. However, all of them…

Jamie Oliver’s Steak and Guinness Pie

Jamie Oliver’s Steak and Guinness Pie

A Manly Meal for the first Fall Chill It’s not exactly freezing but it is the time of year when I start thinking about meals that, for lack of a better word are ‘manly’.   This wonderfully robust pie is something I wrote about in…

Smoked Salmon Lasagna from Michaela Kitchin

Smoked Salmon Lasagna from Michaela Kitchin

Tom Kitchin may be a famous Scottish Chef but this is his wife’s recipe. This is the kind of recipe I call true comfort food. The traditional lasagna element of bechamel is used here. But instead of an Italian-style filling, there’s a nod to this…

Nadiya Hussain’s Rosti Cheese Quiche

Nadiya Hussain’s Rosti Cheese Quiche

This wonderful dish is simple to prepare and an absolute show-stopper. It’s been a while since we cooked a Quiche.  In the 70s we remember making one once a week.  Watching “Nadiya Bakes”, Nadiya Hussain’s latest series on Netflix, we were drawn to this crispy-crusted…

A Full English Breakfast

A Full English Breakfast

“To eat well in England, you should eat breakfast three times a day”– Somerset Maugham William Somerset Maugham was an enormously popular playwright, novelist, and short-story writer with a 65-year long career.   Born in the British Embassy in Paris, he spent much of his life…

Nigella Lawson’s Meatzza

Nigella Lawson’s Meatzza

You really have to taste how good this is to know why it’s one of our most popular recipes of all time. As promised, here’s another recipe to get us through being stuck in the house. It’s unorthodox for sure. It’s basically a giant hamburger…

Cottage Pie with Mashed Potato Crust

Cottage Pie with Mashed Potato Crust

Comfort Food that brings back memories of home. When I was growing up, this dish passed for Shepherd’s pie at our house.  It usually involved the leftover Sunday Roast and any mashed potatoes that managed to survive our wonderful Sunday family dinners. But if you…

The Ultimate BLT

The Ultimate BLT

My fondness for tomatoes is a recurring theme this month.  As we reluctantly end August, I will make the most of what has been a terrific tomato season here on Long Island.  I love every kind of tomato from the largest of heirlooms to the…