Category Archives: English

Medieval Chicken With Rice & Ground Almond

‘Blawmanger. Tak the two del rys, the thridde pert of almoundes; wash clene the rys in leuk water & turne & seth hem til thay breke & lat it kele, and tak the melk & do it to the rys … Read more

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Yummy Baked Scones With Herbs & Loads Of Cheese

I used to drool at the variety of scones available at the Tesco and Sainsbury’s supermarkets in Durham – cheese, cranberry, sultana, plain, herbs etc. They came in all shapes and sizes too – round, hexagonal, triangular and sometimes squarish … Read more

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Good Old English Carrot Cake With Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

We were tired from all the climbing during the hike, so our tour leader decided to call for a break at a forest shelter. He set down his picnic basket and whipped out many things from the rattan chest: one … Read more

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Crumble Crumble Potato And Leek Filo Pie

Filo pastry sheets are amazing. You can get them to do almost anything for you – baked to become fanciful and crispy containers for appetisers; piled in layers on a tray to pack in a whole load of stew and … Read more

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Home-Made Pub Food Made Easy With Rustic Cheeseburgers

The term ‘pub food’, or ‘pub grub’, immediately conjures up images of burgers, fries and fish and chips, as well as the accompanying jugs of beer or caskets of brewed ale, the latter of which plays the more important role … Read more

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