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Mincemeat

Mincemeat is a traditional English treat that is usually used as filling for mince pies during Christmas, but it tastes great mixed with vanilla ice cream, as well. This recipe uses butter instead of the...

Author: Ita

Beef Wellington

This is a very easy recipe that I learned when I was living in England. Note that Beef Wellington should always be served with the center slightly pink. Enjoy!

Author: Normala

Proper English Cottage Pie

Proper English Cottage Pie is a delicious, very traditional mince pie (beef) topped with mashed potato. Serve with garden peas.

Author: Caroline

Braised Corned Beef Brisket

You have never had corned beef like this and if you try it, I truly believe you will never go back to the traditionally 'boiled' beef. This recipe was given to my mother-in-law during WWII by her Jewish...

Author: mauigirl

Shortbread

This is a compilation of several Shortbread recipes I have from British cookbooks. I have been to England three times and REAL shortbread is a favorite. It should use real butter and not be TOO sweet.

Author: Norita Solt

Cornish Pasty

Traditional meat and vegetable pastry.

Author: Barrie Malson

Bread and Butter Pudding

This simple bread pudding is an easy way to use up those bits and pieces that seem to lie around the pantry. Save a fortune and make this tasty pudding. I like to serve this with custard sauce but it goes...

Author: Anonymous

Victoria Sponge Cake

A Victoria Sponge was the favorite sponge cake of Queen Victoria, and has since become a tried-and-true recipe for tea-time sponge cakes. Victoria Sponges are generally filled with jam, and are undecorated...

Author: Caroline Victoria

Irish Boiled Dinner (Corned Beef)

Mouth watering tender corned beef with corned beef flavored potatoes, cabbage, and carrots. This is my great grandmothers recipe from Ireland. This was served with both Irish soda bread and corn bread...

Author: Ann Hester

Homemade Baked Egg Custard

This is the best egg custard tart I have ever made and tasted. You should check this out. Cheap and easy to make, too.

Author: AMThornton

Classic Victoria Sponge Cake

Probably the most iconic British cake, a good Victoria sponge should be well-risen, moist, and as light as air. Serve dusted with sifted confectioners' sugar.

Author: Anonymous

Traditional British Fish Pie

A rendering of the classic British fish pie. This is a very tasty fish pie without the 'tweaks' of some newer versions; it was traditionally a relatively simple dish.

Author: Al G

Turkey Shepherd's Pie

A healthy twist on an old favorite.

Author: ANGCHICK

English Flapjack

An English recipe. Very easy to make, and very delicious. Good for lunch-boxes too.

Author: MISSRUSSELL18

Irish Shepherd's Pie

This makes a lovely alternative to the much more common corned beef and cabbage that you may have been planning for St. Patrick's Day dinner.

Author: Chef John

Lancashire Hot Pot

Very simple lamb and potato casserole made with layers of sliced potatoes, browned onion and leg of lamb, fresh thyme, stock and seasoning.

Author: HEATHER.WRAY

Traditional Victoria Sponge

This is the traditional recipe for a Victoria sponge cake, a much loved English favorite. Serve with buttercream as in the recipe, or freshly whipped cream. Dust with a layer of confectioners' sugar if...

Author: TheBritishBaker

Classic Irish Boiled Dinner

I grew up eating this boiled dinner on Sundays When I visited my Irish Granny. One of the things that makes this recipe special is that instead of corned beef, it calls for Smoked Shoulder. Oh What A yummy...

Author: KMOMMYZ

Digestive Biscuits

Similar to the traditional British biscuits, these can also be served buttered or with cheese. For a sweeter biscuit, brush one side with melted semisweet chocolate after baking.

Author: Tracy

Scottish Shortbread IV

This is the most basic cookie recipe there is. Real butter and brown sugar give it an irresistible flavor.

Author: Linda

Irish Coffee

Fresh hot coffee gets a little added pep with the addition of Irish whiskey and Irish cream.

Author: Jason Ring

Coconut Tarts

My Grandma used to send these to the soldiers in the Second World War. I've modified their sugar content as they used to be quite sweet.

Author: Freya

Banoffee

I heard about this pie in England, and be sure it's a wonderful one.

Author: Madeleine

Steamed Cranberry Pudding

Easy to make, and delicious to eat using just a few ingredients. This steamed pudding is traditional at Christmas - served with Hard Sauce.

Author: Jane Walker

Chef John's Corned Beef and Cabbage

It's almost St. Patrick's Day, and for many that means boiling up a nice authentic Irish dinner of corned beef and cabbage. The original Irish recipe actually used a type of lean bacon, made with a cut...

Author: Chef John

Glazed Corned Beef

This apricot sweet sauce really brings out the flavor in corned beef. It is great to serve the sauce over cooked carrots also!

Author: CANMAD7

Beef, Mushroom and GuinnessĀ® Pie

A delicious traditional beef and mushroom pie. The Irish stout gives the dish a very rich flavor.

Author: Melanie Booth

Grandma's Wassail

An easy recipe for the traditional holiday drink. If you don't have a tea ball, place spice mixture on a small piece of cheesecloth and tie with a string, forming a small pouch.

Author: Sara P

Old Fashioned Carrot Pudding

I received this recipe about 40 years ago from a friend who said it had been in her family for generations. It comes out wonderfully moist and flavorful. I have given it as Christmas gifts many times and...

Author: Carol Shorter Hicks

Clootie Dumpling

My Grandmother's recipe and she would have been 100!

Author: Jill Barrett

Stuffed Leg of Lamb

Rolled leg of lamb stuffed with spinach, goat's cheese and pine nuts. Suggested: Serve with Brussels sprouts cooked in butter and fresh garlic. A scrumptious Irish cuisine that is sure to please!

Author: Patrick

Baked Corned Beef and Cabbage

This recipe takes time but you won't be disappointed. Give yourself a little luck o' the Irish with this Americanized version of an Irish feast. Serve with butter and Irish soda bread.

Author: Cindy

Turkish Delight

This dessert is slightly exotic and is known by many people who have read the book 'The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe'. This would do well for a tea party, a holiday party, or even if you just wanted...

Author: JessieD

Treacle Tart

Any Harry Potter fan knows what this is. I finally procured the recipe from an British friend of mine. I know I can now find 'Lyle's Golden Syrup' in the grocery store along with the pancake syrups. Serve...

Author: OCEANVIXEN79

True Bangers and Mash with Onion Gravy

Bangers and mash gets its name because sausages used to burst (or bang) while cooking, due to rusk (dried bread) being added to the meat. Mash, meanwhile, refers to the mashed potatoes. This recipe was...

Author: wsf

English Roast Beef

A pot roast that can't be beat! A blend of flavors you never would expect. This has become a favorite of my historical interpreter friends. Wine can be substituted for water in the roasting pan if you...

Author: SHADOWS1

Blanc Mange (English Style)

This dessert is known as Cramma in southern Italy where it is very popular. I hope you will make this dessert and like it. ENJOY!!!.

Author: Chef Dunask

Boiled Fruit Cake

This is an Northern Ireland recipe given to me by my Mum many years ago!! This cake is always much tastier the following day! Enjoy!

Author: WIGAN

Blueberry Pudding with Hard Sauce

The 'pudding' is really a cake, but this is what my grandmother always called it. It is topped with a butter-sugar sauce when served. I have never had anything as delicious in my life. It is not low- cal,...

Author: GOBLUEINGA

Scottish Mince Pie

My mother-in-law made this pie in Scotland. It is not a sweet mince pie, but it's easy to make, and a hearty dinner. I serve boiled parsley potatoes and a nice salad with this pie. My children always ask...

Author: Karen Barbour

Eccles Cakes

From the North of England, these cakes are pastries, a sweet and spicy mixture in a puff pastry case with a shiny coating -- best eaten straight from the oven.

Author: Norma

Syrup Sponge Pudding

This is an old family recipe that originates from Yorkshire England -- you can try substituting maple syrup or jam for the golden syrup.

Author: TRICIAMARGARET

Figgy Pudding

Dense, moist cake reminiscent of the Victorian dessert, this figgy pudding was the perfect finale to a chestnut-stuffed, Christmas goose dinner. Serve warm with whipped cream flavored with liqueur.

Author: meghanmacrae

Traditional Dublin Coddle

A true Irish dish which has been enjoyed for many a year by all Dubliners, soon to be enjoyed by your family over and over again! This is the bare bones traditional recipe but feel free to add garlic,...

Author: J. Boyle

Irish Barmbrack

Barmbrack is a traditional Irish cake eaten on holidays. After pouring into the prepared pan, it is tradition to add objects to the barmbrack which symbolize certain things for the person who receives...

Author: Brooke Elizabeth

Welsh Cakes

We attended a county fair in Wales and the ladies of the local church were baking and selling these. We asked for the recipe and they graciously shared it with us. This has been converted to US standard....

Author: Flo Buehler

Bailey's Irish Cream Brownies

This is a family recipe that I have been serving as a party dessert for years. They are gooey, super-sweet, and addictive. If you're a sweet-tooth like me, this recipe is for you! Serve these at your next...

Author: Chris Dufreche

Empire Biscuits

This shortbread cookie is a traditional Scottish recipe. These are round cookies sandwiched with jam and topped off with a delicious icing and a cherry.

Author: Marcie

Stout Braised Lamb Shanks

You can't have Irish stew for St Patrick's Day every year. If you feel like something a little different, but still fairly traditional, this hearty dish should fit the bill.

Author: Nick Russell

Sticky Toffee Pudding

This is a delicious and super sweet sticky pudding. Serve with whipped cream.

Author: Allrecipes Member