Tag Archives: British food

Treacle tart

I made my first treacle tart for my Potter Picnic Party. I made it because it’s Harry’s favourite. I couldn’t, therefore not have it at my party. But I have to tell you, I was quite sceptical about the whole … Continue reading

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Plum and ginger crumble

Nan came home from church last week with a big bowl of plums. “I bought you a present” she said. People often bring things like that from their garden when they have excess and Nan knows how I love home … Continue reading

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Mulled cider

One wintery Canberra night a few weeks ago, I made mulled cider and curled up in front of my favourite cooking shows on SBS Food TV. I have fallen in love with a show called Spice Trip, during which two … Continue reading

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Guinness and beef pie

Surely this is the easiest pie you can make, and it is just oh so tasty. Serves 3 1 tablespoon butter 800 grams chuck beef, diced into 2 cm cubes 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 onion, diced 6 … Continue reading

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Pork with plum vinegar and silverbeet

This is my conception of an English stir-fry. It is quick to prepare, but uses typically English flavours and ingredients. Rather than being served with rice, it is served with barley. The flavour combination, colours and textures work excellently. I … Continue reading

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