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Bubble and Squeak

What a strange name for a simple and tasty dish. There are no discernible bubbles in it and it doesn't squeak... mostly (see below). Bubble and squeak is a triumph of thriftiness in that it uses leftover ...

Steak and Kidney Pie

A traditional British dish consisting of a cooked mixture of chopped beef, kidneys, mushrooms, onions and beef stock. This mixture is placed in a pie or casserole dish, covered with a pastry crust and baked ...

Toad in the Hole

If you believe some cookery writers, Toad in the Hole - this generous dish of hot, crispy batter with flavoursome pork sausages - goes back to Roman times! Most of us will have first encountered Toad in the ...

British Puddings

Pudding most often refers to a dessert, but may also refer to a savory dish.In the United Kingdom and some Commonwealth countries, pudding refers to rich, fairly homogeneous starch- or dairy-based desserts ...

Fish and Chips

Perhaps the most famous English food, after the Sunday Roast beef, fish can be either cod, haddock or plaice and is deep fried in flour batter, then served with chips. This is England's traditional ...