the-english-kitchen
Lemon Rice Pudding

Lemon Rice Pudding

 My husband is a very old fashioned man with very old fashioned tastes.  If I want to make him extremely happy all I have to do is to make him a Rice Pudding.  He adores rice pudding more than any other dessert execept for maybe apple pie and...
Category recipes2017-10-21 16:08:08
Chicken with Lemon & Capers

Chicken with Lemon & Capers

 Capers are an ingredient that I always, always have either in my larder or in the refrigerator.   I just adore their tangy flavour and the flavour boost they give to dishes that they are used in!  I had never ever heard of them prior to...
Category recipes2017-10-20 16:06:29
Dark & Delicious Chocolate Cake

Dark & Delicious Chocolate Cake

 This chocolate cake is "The" chocolate cakes to end all chocolate cakes.  I always struggle with showing my chocolate bakes in a positive light.  They are incredibly difficult to photograph!  This is especially disappointing when you know...
Category recipes2017-10-19 16:07:16
Heavenly Ham & Cheese Hots

Heavenly Ham & Cheese Hots

 Every Monday evening the members of our church hold what is known as Family Home Evening. It is a time which is expressly set aside to spend time together as a family  and will usually consist of a prayer, a spiritual thought, a fun activity and...
Category recipes2017-10-18 16:07:40
Testing Pastas

Testing Pastas

 I was recently sent an assortment of different pastas to  try out and so we had a pasta day in our house where I cooked up a few old favourites and a few new favourites. One of the pastas I was sent was a fabulous filled Gluten Free Tortelloni....
Category recipes2017-10-18 16:07:40
Smoked Sausage & Cabbage Skillet Supper

Smoked Sausage & Cabbage Skillet Supper

 I confess most Sundays when we get home from church I am absolutely starving.  It will have been at least 8 hours since I have gotten up and probably about 6 since breakfast so about that time I could just about eat anything.  If I have been...
Category recipes2017-10-17 16:07:26
Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Bake

Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Bake

 This is one casserole I make that Todd doesn\'t mind eating pasta in. Probably because it is off-set by plenty of broccoli, chicken and cheese!  And of course there is that tasty sauce! This is a bit different than most chicken and broccoli...
Category recipes2017-10-16 16:07:12
Oaty Apple Crumble 4  One

Oaty Apple Crumble 4 One

  Being a type 2 Diabetic and having a husband who can eat whatever he wants without gaining an ounce.  We are a bit like Jack Sprat and his wife I suppose.  Todd actually has a difficult time keeping weight on and I have a difficult time...
Category recipes2017-10-15 16:07:15
Pumpkin Molasses Cake

Pumpkin Molasses Cake

 One of the things I love most about Autumn is that I now have a free mandate to bake all things pumpkin!  Funny how pumpkin cakes and bakes are not as appealing at other times of the year.  I wonder why that is.  Just the natural order of...
Category recipes2017-10-14 16:07:29
Bread Crumb Fried Potatoes

Bread Crumb Fried Potatoes

 I started dating my first husband our last year in high school.  I used to love going up to his house for supper on a Friday or a Saturday night.  His mother Lois was an excellent cook. She was a farm wife, and a hard worker, and she was an...
Category recipes2017-10-13 16:06:11
No Fail Quiche

No Fail Quiche

 Oh, I am a real pastry lover.  I swear you could put anything in a crust and I would be all over it like a rash. I come by that love honestly.  Everyone in my family is the same.  Crust crazy!Since being diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes several...
Category recipes2017-10-12 16:06:18
Whittingham Buttons

Whittingham Buttons

 I love, LOVE the traditional recipes of the UK.  They are typically very regional and often historical, having a great deal to do with the farming practices, traditions, landscape and history of the area in which they have been...
Category recipes2017-10-11 16:07:34
Sheetpan Chicken Dinner

Sheetpan Chicken Dinner

 Sheet pan dinners have really taken off in recent months and that is not really surprising when you think about it.  Everything cooked on one pan at the same time.  What\'s not to like about that!   They are especially popular for the...
Category recipes2017-10-10 16:09:27
Green Beans with Shallots, Lemon & Thyme

Green Beans with Shallots, Lemon & Thyme

 If you are ever looking for a really delicious side dish for a dinner party, or even on a night when you just want to pull out the stops a little bit, or a holiday meal, this tasty dish ticks all the boxes! Green beans and thyme have a natural...
Category recipes2017-10-09 16:10:31
Amaretti Stuffed Peaches

Amaretti Stuffed Peaches

 This is something I have wanted to make for a long time, but I never got around to it, because . . .  I either had the peaches and no amaretti, or the amaretti but no peaches.   This week my stars must have been aligned because I finally had...
Category recipes2017-10-08 16:09:53
Chocolate Pudding

Chocolate Pudding

 I can remember when my kids were babies and I was feeding them baby food. I used to love, LOVE the chocolate arrowroot custard that you could get for them.  I am sure you can\'t get any such thing now for babies, but forty odd years ago, you...
Category recipes2017-10-07 16:08:59
Curried Lamb Tacos for Curry Week

Curried Lamb Tacos for Curry Week

 Next week, October 9th til the 15th is National Curry Week here in the UK!  I was challenged by Tasty Easy Lamb to come up with an Indian Tapas kind of a dish, something quick and easy but also delicious!  You know how much I love a challenge. ...
Category recipes2017-10-06 16:05:52
Perfect Porridge

Perfect Porridge

 Feeling your oats is one of the nicest ways to look after your heart and to start your day in a nutritiously tasty way. I reckon I have oats in at least one form or another every morning.  As tasty meusli, mixed with nuts and fruit, or as...
Category recipes2017-10-06 16:05:52
Fitbeer, the Artisinal Alcohol Free Beer

Fitbeer, the Artisinal Alcohol Free Beer

I am sure you all probably know by now that my husband and I are Latter Day Saints and as such we don\'t drink alcohol at all.  I do use it in cooking from time to time, but it is just not anything that we drink as a beverage.  I was really...
Category recipes2017-10-06 16:05:52
Dilled Carrots

Dilled Carrots

 I really love carrots.  I think they are one of my favourite vegetables.  I know  . . . I say that about everything.  I guess I am just a foodie through and through. I really do like carrots however. Did you know that carrots with blunt...
Category recipes2017-10-05 16:09:13
The Marley Coffee Cookbook

The Marley Coffee Cookbook

 I recently received the most beautiful cookery book to review, The Marley Coffee Cookbook by Rohan Marley and Maxcel Hardy III with Rosemary Black.  At first I wasn\'t so sure . . . a cookbook about coffee"  I don\'t even drink coffee! ...
Category recipes2017-10-04 16:08:13
Corn Casserole

Corn Casserole

 One thing I really miss over here is good fresh sweet corn.  They tend to husk corn before they sell it here, and any corn afficionado knows that you just don\'t do that. Corn shouldn\'t ever be husked until just before you  cook it, and it...
Category recipes2017-10-04 16:08:13
Tuna & Broccoli Bake

Tuna & Broccoli Bake

 I am a great lover of tuna and broccoli and casseroles! Casseroles are great to throw together on days when you are really busy and yet still want to make your family a delicious meal. My family always loved tuna casseroles.  Tuna was one fish I...
Category recipes2017-10-03 16:12:14
Baked Potato Soup;

Baked Potato Soup;

 When I worked at the Manor most years my boss would give me a new cookery book for Christmas. Usually they were artsy-fartsy books filled with cheffie food that normal people just don\'t have the money, expertise or time to cook in their own...
Category recipes2017-10-02 16:08:55
Baked Donuts and the Truth

Baked Donuts and the Truth

I wanted to bake us a special treat today as we will be watching our church\'s bi-annual General Conference and I usually like to make it with a special treat.  I had seen a photo on Pinterest for some Baked Glazed Strawberry Donuts that looked...
Category recipes2017-09-30 16:08:47
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