English Walnut Date Cake

English Walnut Date Cake Recipe By:HoneeBee “This has been a favorite of my husband’s since I can long remember. His mother always manages to bake him one every year (she’s 75) for Christmas…though she claims it’s always his last.” Ingredients 2 pounds dates, pitted and chopped 2 pounds English walnuts, coarsely chopped 1 cup white sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 4 egg yolks 4 egg whites Directions Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan. In a large bowl, combine dates, walnuts, sugar, baking powder and … Continue reading English Walnut Date Cake

Oxford Sausages or Bangers

  Oxford Sausages or Bangers Total: 30 mins Prep: 30 mins Cook: 0 mins Yield: 2 pounds (12 to 16 servings)   Sausages are called bangers in England, Scotland, and Ireland. Make your own bangers at home with this recipe that includes ground pork, ground veal, spices, and grated lemon zest. Ingredients 1/2 pound lean ground pork 1/2 pound lean ground veal 6 ounces pork fat (ground) 3 slices bread (white with crust, crumbled or finely chopped) 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg (grated) 1/8 teaspoon mace 1/4 teaspoon fresh thyme (minced or 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme) … Continue reading Oxford Sausages or Bangers

Perfect Lemon Curd

Perfect Lemon Curd Recipe By:TAWNIE44 “Wonderfully tart, classic English lemon curd…perfect with scones and tea.” Ingredients 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest 3/4 cup sugar 3 eggs 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cubed Directions In a 2 quart saucepan, combine lemon juice, lemon zest, sugar, eggs, and butter. Cook over medium-low heat until thick enough to hold marks from whisk, and first bubble appears on surface, about 6 minutes. Continue reading Perfect Lemon Curd

Proper English Cottage Pie

Proper English Cottage Pie Recipe By:Caroline “Proper English Cottage Pie is a delicious, very traditional mince pie (beef) topped with mashed potato. Serve with garden peas.” Ingredients 1 pound lean ground beef 1 onion, diced 3 carrots, diced 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1 1/2 cups beef broth 1 tablespoon tomato paste salt and pepper to taste 4 potatoes, peeled and diced 1/4 cup butter, softened 1 cup milk salt and pepper to taste 1/4 pound shredded Cheddar cheese Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees … Continue reading Proper English Cottage Pie

Congresbury Ginger Shortcake

Congresbury Ginger Shortcake Recipe By:Jay “This is an old British recipe handed down for many generations. I would like to archive it here so that it doesn’t get forgotten. It’s a hit in our family, and I hope this delicious shortcake makes a lot of other people happy, too!” Ingredients FOR THE SHORTCAKE 1/2 cup butter 1/4 cup white sugar 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon ground ginger FOR THE ICING 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar 1/4 cup butter 1 tablespoon golden syrup 1 teaspoon ground ginger Directions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 … Continue reading Congresbury Ginger Shortcake

Hi-Rise Easy Yorkshire Pudding

Hi-Rise Easy Yorkshire Pudding Recipe By:Rob Poole “Simple and easy Yorkshire pudding recipe.” Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 eggs 2 egg whites 1/2 cup milk 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons cold water Directions Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Drop 1 teaspoon olive oil each into 6 muffin cups. Beat eggs, egg whites, and milk together in a glass bowl until smooth. Heat egg mixture in microwave oven until warmed, about 1 minute. Stir flour into the egg mixture until completely incorporated into a batter. Heat muffin cups in preheated oven until the oil is … Continue reading Hi-Rise Easy Yorkshire Pudding

Onion Gravy for British Bangers and Mash

Onion Gravy for British Bangers and Mash Recipe By:Lupin Pooter “Being a Brit, bangers & mash is a fairly regular staple on the household menu. I tried recipe after recipe for the perfect onion gravy to go with it, and this is by far and away the best.” Ingredients 6 tablespoons butter 3 medium onions, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1/2 cup red wine 1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken stock 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce salt and ground black pepper to taste Directions Melt butter in a heavy-bottomed pan over medium heat. Cook and stir onion … Continue reading Onion Gravy for British Bangers and Mash

Classic Bangers and Mash

Classic Bangers and Mash Recipe By:Amystar79 “This is a delicious and irresistible recipe that everyone loves. It pairs creamy potatoes, crunchy onions, smooth gravy, and yummy sausages!!” Ingredients 2 1/4 pounds potatoes, peeled and quartered 2 chicken bouillon cubes 1 cup warm milk 1/4 cup melted butter 1 tablespoon cooking oil 8 links pork sausage 1 large onion, sliced and separated into rings 2 (10.25 ounce) cans homestyle beef gravy 2 teaspoons crumbled dried oregano Directions Place the potatoes in a pan, and add enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, and cook until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain, … Continue reading Classic Bangers and Mash

Classic Fish and Chips

Classic Fish and Chips “Good tasting, simple recipe for New England’s favorite dish fish and chips. Serve with malt vinegar, lemon, or tartar sauce.” Ingredients 4 large potatoes, peeled and cut into strips 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 cup milk 1 egg 1 quart vegetable oil for frying 1 1/2 pounds cod fillets Directions Place potatoes in a medium-size bowl of cold water. In a separate medium-size mixing bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, salt, and pepper. Stir in the milk and egg; stir until the mixture is … Continue reading Classic Fish and Chips