Christmas crumble

a simple but totally satisfying dessert for the holidays or anytime you want a dish you can literally sink into.

Moist gingerbread cake

a slightly sticky loaf cake flavoured with ginger and topped with crystallised ginger for some bite!

Chocolate splodge

a favourite school dessert from the 70's and still popular in some school's today, it will bring back lots of memories for some ...


a staple in every respectable english household at tea time. although they are in the pancake and crepe family, they are very distant cousins and have a unique but distinctive taste.

Double peppermint bark

based on a recipe from the mccormick spice company. i haven’t tried this yet.

Chocolate crunch cake no bake

this was my friend anna's "secret recipe" for years before she finally revealed all! she used to make it every birthday/christmas/holiday for all our friends. it's so easy to make a really yummy. great...

Cream crackers

a really easy recipe for homemade cream crackers!

Spiced blueberry fool

may/june issue of organic style magazine features three beautiful fresh berry desserts, including this blueberry fool. (a fool is an english dessert that is made of sweetened, crushed fruit, folded into...

Devon pork and cider

based on a recipe from "the farmhouse kitchen" by dorothy sleightholme, a companion book to the bbc production of the same name.

Cream of asparagus soup

this soup is wonderful served hot or cold. half & half or milk may be substituted for the cream if fat content is a concern, although it won't taste quite as good.

Cod with honey glazed onions

for a simple but effective way of serving a very popular fish, try this rich and tasty cod dish.

Creamed parsnips

this recipe is from "new british classics" by gary rhodes. creaming the parsnips in this way, instead of just boiling and mashing them, gives them much more flavor.

Easter biscuits

these spicy fruited biscuits were originally baked and eaten around easter, particularly in the west country of england, but are too good to be restricted to such a short time period! please note that...

Lemon cheese

this recipe came over with my grandmother from england. it is great as a spread on toast, or use for filling in frozen pre-baked tart with whipped cream for a quick and easy dessert for unexpected...

Double cream

rosie lee's was a tea-house opposite the university of ottawa. atleast once a week, 'the girls' would all troop over there at around 4 and have a proper 'cream tea'. scones dolloped with double cream and...

Cranberry curd

this is straight out of "how to be a domestic goddess," though i'd love to take credit for it. it's so delicious. admittedly, it makes way too much; i usually make a half-batch. i especially like this...

Creamy chicken and garlic picnic pasties parcels with boursin

delectable litle pasties or pastry parcels filled with tender chunks of chicken breast and french boursin cream cheese, delicious! these are so easy to make, as they use cooked chicken breast, making them...

Coffee nut scones

this is a really tasty recipe with the hazelnuts and coffee. my dh just loves it. can't keep enough of them around! great for breakfast, snacks, having with coffee, and packing in lunches! :)

Christmas morning jewelled muffin mix in a jar

delightful festive spiced muffins, studded with jewel coloured fruit and nuts - just the thing for christmas morning! i love all types of "mixes" in a jar! soups, biscuits, spices, cookies and cake mixes...

Christmas mincemeat and oat squares slices

a great and easy alternative to mince pies and these are healthy too! i always make a batch or 2 or 3 or 4 of traditional mince pies (!!) at christmas time, but these are always requested by my family...

Cream scones

delicious scones from the prestigious culinary institute of america. scones aren’t just for tea anymore. like the humble all-american biscuit, they offer a satisfying addition to almost any meal. these...

Diamonds are forever martini

based on a recipe from ray foley’s the ultimate little martini book containing over 1000 martini recipes.

Creamed leeks

a creamy flavoursome side-dish which allows leeks and onions to really star, but which also includes thyme, nutmeg and black pepper, wine and several different cheeses. i've included feta here as it...

Dried fruit chutney

a plain chutney that goes well as a condiment or even spread on bread or toast

Coconut chocolate tarts

cute little individual tarts that are decadent tasting. from donna hay's food fast cookbook

Custard pudding

my grandma has used this recipe since she was a little girl. it makes a very good, rich pudding to use in cream pies, trifles, or just for eating. if you want to reduce the richness substitute some of...

Creamy philly garlic and herb salmon

great easy midweek meal.


marzipan that can be

Christmas puddings

these are my nanna's recipes. as english, well, as english as my nan herself.

Chocolate marble cake

a delicious moist cake which is mixed with 2 delicious mixtures.

Devonshire chocolate sponge

this unusual cake has been a big hit with our guests here at 'avalon'. it's not a large cake but it's rich and moist and the topping/filling is bittersweet. a chocolate cake more suited to adult taste...

Cumberland pie

this is a very tasty comfort food dish. you can prepare it the day ahead, put the potatoes on the day you are cooking it, bake in 350°f oven for 1/2 hour and then broil as noted in the recipe.

Curry flavored vegetable dip

gently lifted from a soy sauce site, this is kid friendly! curry dip is used alot in india, parts of africa and england!

Hopel popel

this dish could be served as a brunch dish, or for any light meal or snack. when i came across this recipe tonight in a recipe book - the midweek cookbook: 200 ways with potatoes - i really hadn't looked...

Dark n stormy

this is for those that enjoy ginger. using ginger beer a non alcoholic carbonated soft drink. not the same as ginger ale. and dark rum is a must.

Devonshire corn

here is one of our favorite corn recipes.

Creamy fish pie

tasty, filling and very easy to make.

Copycat classic sponge cake

a classis victoria sponge cake. delicious recipe, nicely served with hot brew. can be made for birthdays too!

My best steak

perfectly cooked steak to restaurant standards

English muffins

far better than any english muffins you can buy in the store, and much less expensive, too.

Baked sole cornwall

adapted from a traditional cornish recipe.

Deluxe potato gratin

i think this hearty dish -- like scalloped potatoes but so much better -- is a meal on its own. a small salad on the side adds the finishing touch.

Chocolaty toffee

a wonderful home-made,old fashioned treat that would make a great gift for friends,family and neighbors..or,you! 8)

Cream of cauliflower and stilton soup

this recipe comes from bon appetit, february 1996. the magazine indicated that it was british/scottish in origin.

Dark chocolate fudge cake

i know there are hundreds of chocolate cake recipes on here, but you can never have too many to choose from! this is a dark, rich, moist cake with a touch of orange. mmm... delicious!

Cinnamon chip scones

kinda like starbucks'.

Crab cocktail salad

moist crab in a tangy tabasco-spiked sauce makes this fabulous fishy cocktail a simple but stylish appetizer.