Category Archives: English

All I Want For Christmas Is A Stuffed Pork Belly That Crackles!

Nothing beats the smell of crackling roast pork at home, during Christmas, with rosemary and basil fragrance roaming the air. It compliments the jingles that play continuously on the radio and the end-of-year festive aura that lingers everywhere.

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Yorkshire Pudding For The Christmas Roast

Yorkshire puddings are a type of traditional English dish, presented mainly as a side to accompany roast meat and served with drippings of gravy to eat them and the roast with. It is such a rooted part of English traditions … Read more

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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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