It’s Not Easter at My House Without My "Forbidden" Hot Cross BunsRecipes
It's hard to eat just one.
Mar 29, 2024
Scotch Eggs Are Super Popular In London for a ReasonRecipes
If you’re a savory breakfast person like me, a Scotch egg is a perfect food. The U.K. dish consists of a boiled egg that’s been peeled, covered in breakfast sausage, then breaded and deep-fried. It’s the perfect high-protein breakfast or snack. The roots of this dish are murky. Scotch eggs seem to have been around since the 1700s, with some claiming it was an Indian export due to its similarities to a dish called nargisi kofta.
Mar 15, 2024
Making a "Bubble & Squeak" Is the Only Way to Use Leftover Mashed PotatoesRecipes
Bubble and squeak, with its cutesy name, is a classic British day-after-holiday dish. It is incredibly versatile, as you can throw in any leftover vegetables or mashed potatoes into this comforting recipe — perfect for a relaxing meal after a hectic holiday. Usually made to use up leftovers after a Sunday roast dinner, or a major holiday like Easter or Christmas, bubble and squeak is quintessentially British and makes for a hearty breakfast, lunch, or even a quick weeknight meal.
Mar 12, 2024
This Super-Classic Sunday Dinner Is Legendary in England for a ReasonRecipes
It features the crispiest potatoes of all time.
Jan 21, 2024
Old-Fashioned Sticky Toffee Pudding Is the Dessert I Swear ByRecipes
It's perfectly retro.
Dec 21, 2023
The Old-School Chocolate Pudding Dessert I Bring to Every PartyRecipes
No one has to know how easy it is to make.
Dec 20, 2023
Beef Wellington is The Most Impressive Main Dish You'll Ever MakeRecipes
It doesn't get any fancier than this.
Dec 20, 2023
I Could Eat an Entire Pan of This Old-Fashioned Homemade ToffeeRecipes
It's ridiculously good — and surprisingly easy to make.
Dec 13, 2023
The Secret to Better Baked Potatoes? Cook Them Like the British Do.Recipes
The goal: Cracker-like on the outside and super fluffy on the inside.
Oct 16, 2023
We Scored the Official Ted Lasso Biscuit Recipe (and We Even Found the Perfect Pink Boxes)Recipes
Ready to pack into little pink boxes — or directly into your mouth.
Sep 9, 2023
Cherries Jubilee Is My Go-To Easy Summer DessertRecipes
It's ready in 20 minutes and doesn't require turning on the oven.
Aug 10, 2023
Giant Cherry Shortcake Will Make You Forget All About StrawberriesRecipes
It couldn’t be easier to assemble.
Jul 9, 2023
Easy Madeira Cake With a Sugar Crust ToppingRecipes
A Madeira cake is the sort of plain cake that looks like it might be dull and dry, but instead turns out to be exceptionally moreish.
Jun 12, 2023
How To Make Sweet Bread PuddingRecipes
Bring together brioche bread and a sweet custard and you have a never-fail, crowd-pleasing dessert.
Jun 6, 2023
Mushrooms on Toast: Perfect for Any MealRecipes
Mushrooms on toast is a classic British dish, usually served with tea after work or as a light supper. It is perfectly delightful in its simplicity, just sautéed mushrooms with maybe a little onion and parsley, dumped over toast and dug into after a hard day’s work. I did play with it a little in this version, which gussies things up with a splash of wine, some crème fraîche and fresh thyme.
May 16, 2023
The Brilliant No-Bake British Dessert I Make on RepeatRecipes
This lemony dessert only requires five ingredients (and no eggs!)
Apr 12, 2023
How To Make Easy Shepherd’s PieRecipes
A few smart shortcuts make this the easiest shepherd's pie we know.
Mar 9, 2023
Bangers and Mash Is an Ultra-Cozy British Dish Loaded with FlavorRecipes
The onion gravy is essential.
Feb 28, 2023
Mushy Peas Are the Quintessential British Side DishRecipes
The secret to better mushy peas? Start with frozen green peas.
Feb 21, 2023
How to Make the Best-Ever Pigs in a BlanketRecipes
They're all but guaranteed to be gobbled up in minutes.
Jan 14, 2023
Bourbon-Infused Butterscotch Syrup Is My Favorite DIY Gift During the HolidaysRecipes
It's universally well-received.
Dec 10, 2022
How to Make Super-Delicious Christmas Pudding (aka Figgy Pudding)Recipes
A super-detailed recipe with lots of tips, perfect for first-timers.
Dec 6, 2022
Keema Cottage Pie Is the Coziest Comfort Food Mash-UpRecipes
The pillowy turmeric mashed potatoes are irresistible.
Nov 18, 2022
Fruitcake Cookies Are Loaded with Flavor and TextureRecipes
Even fruitcake skeptics will approve.
Oct 28, 2022
How to Make Perfect Millionaire's Shortbread, According to a Pastry ChefRecipes
The shortbread is buttery and tender, the caramel soft but not gooey.
Oct 19, 2022
What Is Marmite, and Why Is It So Good?Skills
When I think of that little glass pot of yeasty goodness, with its familiar yellow lid and iconic label, I can't help but ask myself one simple question: How do I love thee?
Oct 4, 2022
What’s the Difference Between Canadian Bacon (or Irish, or English) and American?Skills
If you actually hail from Canada, may just think of this meat as bacon. If you’re from other parts of the world, you may know it as Irish bacon, English bacon, or back bacon. No matter what you call it or where you’re from, I think we can all agree that thick slices of this bacon make a mighty fine addition to breakfast, especially in eggs Benedict, perhaps its most common use in the U.S. But what’s the difference between this good stuff and American bacon?
Sep 23, 2022
These Chocolate Chip Scones Will Satisfy Your Cookie CravingsRecipes
They have major Tollhouse vibes.
Sep 21, 2022
This Classic British Dessert Practically Makes ItselfRecipes
It's like a messier (and way easier) strawberry shortcake.
Aug 24, 2022
What’s the Difference Between English, Irish and Scottish Breakfast Teas?Skills
English breakfast, Irish breakfast, Scottish breakfast … why are they served at breakfast, and is there really any difference between them? According to Frank Sanchez of Upton Tea Imports, each breakfast tea blend has it owns flavor profile and different caffeine levels. Breakfast teas are black tea blends intended to accompany a hearty, rich morning meal (think of the full English breakfast or fry-up) and are therefore more robust than afternoon tea blends.
Aug 3, 2022
Coronation Coleslaw Is My Most-Requested Summer Potluck RecipeRecipes
Long live the Queen — and long live happy accidents that turn into delicious recipes!
Jul 6, 2022
Berry Shortcake Trifle Is Two Desserts in OneRecipes
Bring it to your next cookout and watch it disappear.
Jul 2, 2022
The Berry Trifle Is a Summer ShowstopperRecipes
Layers upon layers of cake, sweet fruit, and cheesecake-like cream.
Jun 24, 2022
Cheese on Toast Is the U.K.'s Equivalent to Grilled CheeseRecipes
Simple and comforting.
May 10, 2022
Battenberg Cake Is a Piece of British HistoryRecipes
It's been around since the 1800s.
Apr 23, 2022
Ready Your Toast for This Homemade Orange MarmaladeRecipes
Making it from scratch is easier than you might think.
Apr 18, 2022
Cottage PieRecipes
Ground beef, veggies, mashed potatoes, and a rich gravy.
Mar 14, 2022
Cucumber Tea Sandwiches with Herby Cream CheeseRecipes
Whether you're serving tea or lunch, these cucumber sandwiches are a simple, elegant addition.
Mar 12, 2022
Homemade Worcestershire SauceRecipes
It's even better than the bottled stuff.
Jan 8, 2022
British Sausage RollsRecipes
They're the U.K. equivalent to pigs in a blanket.
Dec 15, 2021
Sweet Potato and Butternut Shepherd's Pie Is Fall Comfort Food at Its Best
Thanksgiving Food Fest
It's a showstopping plant-based Thanksgiving main.
Nov 5, 2021
Start the Day Off Right with Buttery, Creamy Mason Jar EggsRecipes
Turns out coddled eggs are easier (and more delicious) than poached eggs.
Oct 15, 2021
Stuffed Apple Pie Scones Are the Fall Breakfast We've Been Waiting For
Most Wanted
Move over, apple cider doughnuts — there's a new breakfast favorite this fall.
Oct 13, 2021
The "Bacon Butty" Is the Ultimate 4-Ingredient Hangover RecipeRecipes
This sandwich is so popular throughout the United Kingdom that Prince Harry even organized a “survivor’s breakfast” complete with bacon butties the morning after Prince William’s wedding to Kate Middleton.
Aug 20, 2021
Crispy Air Fryer Fish Is a Better, Grown-Up Version of Fish SticksRecipes
Don't skip the air fryer (frozen) french fries.
Aug 15, 2021
These Lemon Pikelets Will Make You Rethink Your Saturday Pancake RoutineRecipes
It's like a cross between a pancake, crumpet, and British scone.
Aug 13, 2021
These Crumpets Will Make You Reevaluate Your Love for English MuffinsRecipes
They're lighter and spongier. (Read: even better.)
Aug 9, 2021
How to Make Yorkshire Pudding Just Like the British Do Recipes
Whether you call it a pudding or a popover, this eggy cloud-like side dish is as delicious as it is impressive.
Jun 21, 2021
These Best-Ever Blueberry Scones Are Filled with Buttery, Flaky Layers Recipes
You'll never make them any other way.
Jun 15, 2021
The Tropical Fruit Trifle That Instantly Lights Up Any Room
Pride Bakeshop
It's the perfect centerpiece for a dinner table or dessert party.
Jun 4, 2021
I Tried the British Cleaning Paste That’s All Over TikTok — Here’s My Honest Review
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
Spoiler: It worked wonders on dirty backsplash grout!
May 27, 2021
7 Super-Popular British Cleaning Products That Aren’t Big in the U.S. — Yet!
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
Great news: Some of these ARE available stateside!
Mar 29, 2021
How To Make the Best, Crispiest, Beer-Battered Fish at HomeRecipes
It's all thanks to one smart ingredient.
Mar 17, 2021
The Best Grocery Store Snacks You Can Find in BritainGroceries
Snack food options in British grocery stores extend past the traditional chips and candy.
Dec 31, 2020
How To Make Banoffee PieRecipes
The best no-bake pie you aren't making — yet!
Sep 18, 2020
What’s the Difference? Crumpets Versus English MuffinsSkills
Homemade English muffins are one of those things we whip out whenever we want something extra special in the morning – a birthday brunch, in-laws are in town, you name it! One guest recently asked about the difference between crumpets and English muffins, and we were honestly stumped…with good reason, it turns out!One thing that all the blogs, websites, and cookbooks seem to agree upon is that crumpets and English muffins are two different creatures.
Jul 10, 2020
Sourdough Crumpets Are the Best, Easiest Thing to Make with Your Sourdough StarterRecipes
You only need three very basic ingredients to make them.
Apr 22, 2020
Shepherd’s PieRecipes
When the temperature takes a permanent nosedive and fall is starting to look a lot more like winter, shepherd’s pie is one of the first things that I crave. One enormous square of this casserole, with its blanket of mashed potatoes and that savory meat-and-vegetable filling, sends a sigh of contentment through my whole body. One casserole makes more than enough for my household of two, so I can look forward to comfort meals all week long.
Jan 29, 2020
Recipe: Muffin-Pan Shepherd’s PieRecipes
Shepherd’s pie is a marvelous comfort food: hearty meat and veg under a mashed potato crust. This upside-down version, made in a muffin pan and baked in shredded potato cups, is both ingenious and cute. Ingenious in that it takes so little time — no more than what you have on an average Monday evening; cute in that, hello! These are small and adorable muffin cups of shepherd’s pie. Besides the muffin pan, this meal relies on one smart shortcut.
Jan 29, 2020
Recipe: Fig and Raspberry Bakewell TartsRecipes
I can think of few finer uses for jam than a bakewell tart, a scrumptious British dessert combining buttery short crust pastry with sweet fruit preserves and almond frangipane. For these mini bakewell tarts made in a muffin tin, I used raspberry jam and early autumn figs, a lovely summer-meets-fall pairing.Biting into a bakewell tart is pure bliss – on the outside you have a flaky crust, which holds rich, chewy almond frangipane and below that, a layer of sweet jam.
Jan 21, 2020
Recipe: Chocolate Sponge Cake with Ganache FrostingRecipes
A simple yet festive chocolate cake you can use for birthdays or just serve as a luxurious after-dinner dessert.
Jan 21, 2020
Straight Up: Pimm’s Cup for the English GardenerRecipes
Cool and crisp, with a citrusy, herbaceous tang, served over tinkling cubes of ice, Pimm’s Cup is the quintessential British summer drink. Although this tall refresher is most famously enjoyed by spectators at Wimbledon and at cricket matches and sailing regattas, it will be forever tied to gardening for me.
Jan 21, 2020
Recipe: Sheet-Pan “Half English” BreakfastRecipes
You'll feel like a breakfast superhero.
Jan 21, 2020
Recipe: Earl Grey Hot Cross BunsRecipes
If there’s one seasonal food I get excited about in the spring, it’s hot cross buns. I’m not searching the supermarkets for chocolate eggs come April, no no — I’m looking for these carb-y delights. They’re slightly sweet, soft and scented with warm spices like cinnamon and nutmeg. Exactly what I crave during these sporadically rainy days in the UK.
Jan 21, 2020
Recipe: Sourdough English MuffinsRecipes
If you want to make fresh sourdough bread every day, consider the English muffin. I think this is the right food for the home baker to get cozy with sourdough since most of us are comfortable with rolling out dough, and stovetop cooking is simple. All you need is a sourdough starter, which you can make yourself of procure from an obliging friend. Stovetop breads like English muffins make it possible to whip up a fresh batch of bread every day or so.
Jan 21, 2020
Recipe: Easy Blender Lemon CurdRecipes
Ridiculously creamy, light-bodied lemon curd that comes from a high-speed blender seems too good to be true, right? Since this custard-like curd is usually cooked slowly and gently on the stove to avoid the risk of curdling, you’d think so. But it’s not too good to be true! And the results are more lush and dreamy than you may have ever thought possible. Here’s how to make your dream a reality. I am the first to tell you I was skeptical.
Jan 21, 2020
Recipe: Buttermilk Blueberry Lemon SconesRecipes
Instead of picking up pastries or a coffee cake at the grocery store or bakery, add these lemony blueberry scones to your Easter brunch menu. Loaded with plump blueberries and lemon zest, these tender, golden-brown scones use buttermilk instead of heavy cream and are drizzled with a lemony glaze at the end for an extra hit of citrus flavor. Best of all, the scone dough can be made, frozen, and baked so they can be served fresh without any fuss or stress.
Jan 21, 2020