Beef mince stew and dumplings, the best of British comfort food, it’s delicious, relatively cheap, hearty and the perfect winter dinner.
These are my takes on the recipes or flavours that I grew up eating in the UK in the late 70’s. Some have been left gloriously retro and others have been given a modern twist. Either way, these recipes have a special place in my foodie heart because they feel like home!
Chicken chasni is a British Indian curry with its home in 1980’s Glasgow, it has a glorious sweet sauce featuring ketchup & mango chutney.
Braised steak and onions, a magic old-fashioned British dish, what’s not to love about tender beef and caramelised onions in a rich gravy?
Salt and pepper chips are a popular British takeaway favourite and they are easy to make at home whether you bake, fry or air fry the chips.
Perfect air fryer chips that are crisp and golden on the outside and fluffy on the inside are never more than 30 minutes from your table!
Homemade chip shop curry sauce is the perfect way to fake up a trip to your favourite chippy, it’s quick, easy and all sorts of delicious!
Chip shop style fried fish is easy to make at home, the batter contains just 5 ingredients & it is gloriously crispy, just add salt & vinegar.
Smoked haddock rarebit on toast with beef tomatoes is a wonderfully indulgent & comforting dish based on a classic British Welsh rarebit.
Cheese and onion pasty stuffed with sharp cheddar, potato, shredded onions & a big dollop of Branston pickle in a golden shortcrust pastry.
Devilled kidneys on toast is a classic old-school British recipe featuring tender lambs kidney in a mustard & Worcestershire sauce glaze.