Homemade chicken and bacon pie with a creamy crème fraîche, chive & thyme sauce all wrapped in a golden brown shortcrust pastry case.
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!
Devilled sausages in a spicy Worcestershire sauce, cayenne pepper, Marmite and English mustard gravy loaded with golden onions and garlic.
Minced beef and onion pie may lack the glamour of some pies but by ‘eck they are so good, mine features a Worcestershire sauce rich gravy!
Black pudding stuffed chicken breast or chicken Braemar served with an incredibly easy and delicious mustard, cream and chive sauce.
The fry up or full English breakfast is the stuff of legends and source of many arguments, this is how I make my King of hangover cures.
Beef mince stew and dumplings, the best of British comfort food, it’s delicious, relatively cheap, hearty and the perfect winter dinner.
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!