Category Archives: May – Recipes

Gingerbread Recipes

Although most Gingerbread recipes have been updated to reflect the availability of new ingredients and equipment it is still possible detect the evolution of British cookery through the recipes. Read on

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Recipes for hogget leftovers

An advantage of such flavoursome meat is that its presence is felt even when the amount is little. This sits perfectly with the view that we should be eating less meat but of better quality. It is definitely worth cooking a larger joint than you might need “hot on Sunday” to set you up for at least one or two more meals. Read on

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Picnic Recipes

Both Cornish Pasties and Pork Pies feature amongst Britain’s Top 20 foods. Have a go at making your own. Read on

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Salamagundy and other salad recipes

A salad from the 17th century that would be perfect for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Read on

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Tarragon Recipes

Tarragon Orange Chicken, Tarragon Vinegar, Sauce Béarnaise and Marinated Mushrooms all show this month’s featured herb, Tarragon, to good effect. Read on

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Elderflower Cordial

A recipe for Elderflower Cordial that does not require Citric Acid and giving alternative methods of preservation depending on how long you want the cordial to keep. Read on

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Asparagus Recipes

Having obtained your super fresh asparagus, cooking is quick and easy. Banish any thoughts that you might need a special asparagus steamer and try these simple ideas. Read on

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