Best of British recipes (2024)

Best of British recipes (1)

Advertisem*nt - Continue Reading Below

1

Fruit crumble and cream

Best of British recipes (3)

Seasonal, Autumnal fruits make this crumble recipe from chef Mark Hix a real winner. Pair with dollop of golden clotted cream, for warm-meets-cold pudding heaven.

Try Mark Hix's Autumn fruit crumble recipe

Advertisem*nt - Continue Reading Below

2

Proper baked beans on soda bread toast

Best of British recipes (5)

Everyone loves baked beans and this homemade version is really worth the effort. They are great as part of a full English breakfast, or served just simply on toast for the ultimate warming comfort food.

Try Tom Kerridge’s baked beans recipe

Advertisem*nt - Continue Reading Below

3

Crumpets

Best of British recipes (7)

Crisp and golden brown on the outside, yet light and fluffy within, these crumpets from Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood make the perfect breakfast. They do take a bit of practice to get right but you’ll soon get the knack.

Try Paul Hollywood’s crumpets recipe

Advertisem*nt - Continue Reading Below

4

Fish & Chips

Best of British recipes (9)

A healthy twist on the British classic fish and chips, Lisa Faulkner uses halibut (as opposed to cod or haddock) to give a more delicate flavour – but you will still need lots of vinegar and tartare sauce.

Try Lisa Faulkner’s fish and chips recipe

5

Cherry and almond crumble

Best of British recipes (11)

A crumble is the ultimate British dessert and this easy recipe from Red favourite Nigel Slater is hard to beat. The combination of sweet cherries and nutty topping is perfect served with a good scoop of ice cream.

Try Nigel Slater’s cherry almond crumble recipe

Advertisem*nt - Continue Reading Below

6

Mustard crust cottage pie

Best of British recipes (13)

The cottage pie is the ultimate quick and easy comfort dish. The topping has been given a twist by adding a tasty mustard crust.

Try this mustard cottage pie recipe

Advertisem*nt - Continue Reading Below

7

Fish pie:

Best of British recipes (15)

What could be better than a warming fish pie? Break with tradition and top your fish pie with puff pastry, rather than the classic potato mash.

Try this fish pie with a pastry crust recipe

Advertisem*nt - Continue Reading Below

8

Bakewell Tart

Best of British recipes (17)

This pretty, modern take on a British teatime favourite is delicious decorated with sugar cherries and pink fondant.

Try this cherry Bakewell tarts recipe

Advertisem*nt - Continue Reading Below

9

Strawberry jam

Best of British recipes (19)

Deliciously sweet and surprisingly simple, this step-by-step guide to the perfect strawberry jam is fool-proof.

Try this easy jam recipe

Advertisem*nt - Continue Reading Below

10

Shepherd's pie

Best of British recipes (21)

Shepherd’s pie is comfort food 101. The sweet, flavoursome roasted garlic and Parmesan mash make the dish lovely and rich. A good handful of mature cheddar cheese will give the mash an extra cheesy kick. A perfect one-pot dinner dish.

Try this shepherd’s pie with garlic and cheesy mash recipe

Advertisem*nt - Continue Reading Below

11

Apple and toffee crumble tart

Best of British recipes (23)

This is the ultimate crumble. The combination of sweet toffee, juicy apples, and buttery pastry is delicious and will make the perfect Sunday Lunch pud.

Try Tom Kerridge’s apple and toffee crumble tart recipe

Advertisem*nt - Continue Reading Below

12

Raspberry ricotta scones

Best of British recipes (25)

These beautiful scones studded with fresh raspberries from the Smitten Kitchen will make the perfect afternoon tea treat. Easy to make and delicious served for a special breakfast, children will love helping to shape the dough.

Try this raspberry ricotta scones recipe

Advertisem*nt - Continue Reading Below

13

Toad in the hole

Best of British recipes (27)

Toad in the hole is a childhood classic. Easy to make, serve this succulent sausage dish with peas, mashed potato and thick onion gravy.

Try James Tanner’s toad in the hole recipe

Advertisem*nt - Continue Reading Below

14

Eccles cakes

Best of British recipes (29)

These Lancashire currant cakes are a quintessentially English treat. But only eat one, they are so rich that they were banned by the Puritans lest they agitate ungodly humours. These are amazing served with a crumbly, milk Lancashire cheese or with a drop of rum added to the currant mixture.

Try this eccles cakes recipe

Advertisem*nt - Continue Reading Below

15

Beef Wellington

Best of British recipes (31)

They may seem fiddly, but when you break down all the steps, Beef Wellington’s are pretty straightforward. Delicious served as a dinner party centrepiece and the recipe is well worth the effort.

Try Lisa Faulkner’s beef Wellington recipe

Advertisem*nt - Continue Reading Below

16

Sausage and Blue Stilton Mash

Best of British recipes (33)

The cheesy creamy mash, onion gravy, and succulent sausages make for a quick and easy comfort food classic with a twist.

Try this bangers and Stilton mash recipe

Advertisem*nt - Continue Reading Below

17

Treacle Tart

Best of British recipes (35)

Chewy, sweet and salty, treacle tart is a British classic. Serve this tasty treat from Lisa Faulkner with a dollop of homemade vanilla ice cream for the ultimate comfort dessert.

Try Lisa Faulkner’s treacle tart recipe

Planning your weekend? Our dinner party recipes are sure to go down a treat…

Advertisem*nt - Continue Reading Below

18

Chicken Leek & Bacon Pot Pie

Best of British recipes (37)

A comforting pie served piping hot straight from the oven is a real crowd pleaser. The combination of succulent chicken, creamy leeks, and salty bacon is delicious and there’s no need for vegetables on the side as it comes all in one.

Try this chicken, leek and bacon pot pie recipe

Best of British recipes (2024)

References

Top Articles
Latest Posts
Article information

Author: Sen. Ignacio Ratke

Last Updated:

Views: 6303

Rating: 4.6 / 5 (56 voted)

Reviews: 87% of readers found this page helpful

Author information

Name: Sen. Ignacio Ratke

Birthday: 1999-05-27

Address: Apt. 171 8116 Bailey Via, Roberthaven, GA 58289

Phone: +2585395768220

Job: Lead Liaison

Hobby: Lockpicking, LARPing, Lego building, Lapidary, Macrame, Book restoration, Bodybuilding

Introduction: My name is Sen. Ignacio Ratke, I am a adventurous, zealous, outstanding, agreeable, precious, excited, gifted person who loves writing and wants to share my knowledge and understanding with you.