the-english-kitchen
German Casserole

German Casserole

 I can\'t believe it has taken me so long to post this delicious recipe.  I cooked it way back in the Spring, but then the weather started getting hot and I didn\'t think it was the time of year that people would enjoy cooking and eating this...
Category recipes2017-08-22 16:08:07
Cadbury Dairy Milk Tiffin Bars

Cadbury Dairy Milk Tiffin Bars

I was recently asked if I would like to try some of the new size Cadbury Dairy Milk Tiffin Bars to try out. They didn\'t need to ask me twice!  We love Cadbury\'s Dairy Milk and we love Tiffin, the two together were bound to be gorgeously...
Category recipes2017-08-22 16:08:07
Homemade Cherry Pie Filling

Homemade Cherry Pie Filling

I love cherry pies.  Most of my life I have just used the cherry filling for pies that you get in a tin.  I always have had a couple of tins of that in the cupboard.  Its what I use for my Chocolate Cherry Squares, and its great spooned over...
Category recipes2017-08-20 16:09:13
Langley Wakes Cakes

Langley Wakes Cakes

Today\'s recipe is a traditional one that I have adapted  from a great National Trust cookery book I have entitled, Complete Traditional Recipe Book, by Sarah Eddington. I love these old traditional recipes.  There is always a story behind...
Category recipes2017-08-19 16:07:06
Waffled Grilled Cheese

Waffled Grilled Cheese

 I find myself in the position of having yet again, one of those days!  With all of the debacle of Photobucket hijacking my photos and trying to sort it out myself, I have not had a lot of time to cook. Thank goodness Todd is a patient man! ...
Category recipes2017-08-18 16:09:11
Creamy Garlic Sauced Chicken

Creamy Garlic Sauced Chicken

 Garlic and chicken are wonderful partners.  They go together beautifully.  Just think of Chicken Kiev and you will know what I am talking about. And by that I am not talking about those minced reformed chicken pieces shaped around garlic...
Category recipes2017-08-17 16:08:29
Cheese on Toast

Cheese on Toast

 I am having one of those kinds of days today  . . .  a day when I just can\'t be asked.  To. Do. Anything.  But we still have to eat.  That\'s when  dish like this comes in really handy! Cheese on toast.  You can\'t get much easier...
Category recipes2017-08-16 16:08:54
Easy  Burger Buns

Easy Burger Buns

Ever since I found my bread baking mojo a few weeks ago I have been making and baking my own bread, much to Todd\'s delight!  The other day I tried making my own Burger buns!I had been sent some lovely frozen Quinoa and Kale Burgers to try out...
Category recipes2017-08-15 16:09:54
Chicken & Bacon Caesar Melt

Chicken & Bacon Caesar Melt

We were on the shopping Estate near us the other morning and I was sitting in the car waiting for Todd.  We were parked right in front of one of those Sub shops and they had an ad in the window for their new chicken caesar melt sandwiches.  I...
Category recipes2017-08-14 16:08:22
Lemon Drizzle Zucchini Loaf

Lemon Drizzle Zucchini Loaf

Nothing new here that people haven\'t seen before.  It\'s courgette season (zucchini to you North Americans).  We all have them coming out our ears. I like to make zucchini loaf.  They are always really moist and delicious.  Zucchini is one...
Category recipes2017-08-13 16:08:11
Peppermint Brownies

Peppermint Brownies

Hard at work now putting the final touches onto the manuscript of my cookbook.  I am getting really excited about its impending publish. It won\'t be long now.  It has taken a bit longer than originally thought.  I don\'t think my Editor...
Category recipes2017-08-12 16:08:22
Italian Flag Lasagne

Italian Flag Lasagne

I adore Lasagne. I know you must get tired of me saying that I adore things, but what can I say"  I put my hand up!  I am a foodie through and through and I like and adore lots of things!Lasagne wasn\'t something I ever tasted when I was...
Category recipes2017-08-11 16:08:01
Steakhouse Steak & chips

Steakhouse Steak & chips

I have oftimes toyed with the idea of becoming a Vegetarian. I could quite happily live on nothing but grains, fruit, legumes and veg with the exception of one thing . . . a good steak.  I would dearly miss having a good steak. A perfectly...
Category recipes2017-08-10 16:07:00
Creamy Herb Dressed Lettuce Steaks

Creamy Herb Dressed Lettuce Steaks

 Its hard to believe that August is already here and our salad days will soon be winding down and we will be moving into a type of autumnal/harvest kind of cooking!  I want to wave a magic "time-stand-still" wand over August and keep it with us...
Category recipes2017-08-09 16:07:16
Artichoke Chicken Quesadillas

Artichoke Chicken Quesadillas

I confess, I have had a love affair with Mexican food and flavours for a very long time.  My sister introduced me to nachos one time when we were visiting her. I had never tasted anything Mexican before.  She layered tortilla chips onto baking...
Category recipes2017-08-08 16:04:54
James Cagney Eggs

James Cagney Eggs

This is really such a simple dish, and lives in many places.  Also known as Egg in the Hole, Egg with a Hat or Gashouse Egg, this is a simple and filling dish that pleases people on many levels.  Essentially it is fried egg toast . . .  the...
Category recipes2017-08-07 16:05:56
Miso Soup

Miso Soup

I adore Miso Soup.  Its not something I had ever heard of when I was growing up and in fact it is only something which I have come to enjoy over the past couple of years.  Japanese in origin it is a usually composed of  a clear broth made using...
Category recipes2017-08-07 16:05:56
Lazy Daisy Cake

Lazy Daisy Cake

 I wanted to bake a cake today but I wasn\'t really wanting anything too fancy, just a good old fashioned cake.  I didn\'t want a large cake either. There are only two of us,  and there is one of us who really shouldn\'t be eating cake, so...
Category recipes2017-08-06 16:05:44
Big Fat Greek Salad

Big Fat Greek Salad

 Oh, I love salad and one of my favourite salads, all the year through, has to be the humble Greek Salad, and what\'s NOT to love about a tasty Greek Salad"With plenty of fresh garden vegetables . . .  ripe tomatoes, cucumbers . . .  red...
Category recipes2017-08-04 16:07:31
Chicken Fricassee

Chicken Fricassee

 Todd was wanting a bit of a treat the other day and I had some chicken legs which needed using so I decided to make him a nice chicken fricassee.  A fricassee falls somewhere between a saute and a stew, relying on simple ingredients and a single...
Category recipes2017-08-03 16:06:42
Cake Pan Salad

Cake Pan Salad

We had a BBQ activity at our church last weekend and we were each asked to bring either a salad, a dessert or some other side dish to enjoy with the burgers and sausages which were being BBQ\'d.  I decided to make and bring this fabulous cake pan...
Category recipes2017-08-02 16:04:51
Favourite White Bread

Favourite White Bread

When I was married before I had a husband who made beautiful bread.  When he was home he would crank out about 5 or 6 loaves a few times a week and it would all get eaten.  He was really good at it and the kids practically inhaled it.  He...
Category recipes2017-08-01 16:05:21
Buttermilk Dressed Rose Salad Bowl

Buttermilk Dressed Rose Salad Bowl

I think you all must know by now how very much I love salad.  I eat it all the year through.When we were first married Todd was not convinced that salad was a very good thing . . .  he called it rabbit food.  He has come to actually like them...
Category recipes2017-07-31 16:07:32
Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies

This is a chocolate chip cookie recipe I adapted from a soft back cookbook/magazine I bought several years back called Delicious Baking, put out by Delicious magazine.  I love Delicious magazine.  It is one of my favourites.  I used to have a...
Category recipes2017-07-30 16:09:13
Raspberry Almond Coffee Cake

Raspberry Almond Coffee Cake

 With raspberry season being in full swing at the moment I had a real hankering for a raspberry cake!  Oh, I do love raspberries any way I can get them, but they really shine in cakes! Especially this one which had a delightful homemade raspberry...
Category recipes2017-07-29 16:06:15
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