the-english-kitchen
Cream Biscuits

Cream Biscuits

I didn\'t have a lot of energy to do much today.  I have had more than a few nights of terrible sleep. I think it is being caused by my change in blood pressure medication. Hopefully it will sort itself out soon because I am really dragging my...
recipes - 2019-09-22 16:06:53
Spiced Plum Cake

Spiced Plum Cake

 I really struggle with finding good light for taking my food photos this time of year, when the days are getting shorter and the sun is finding its way differently in the sky. It always takes me a few weeks to adjust to it all. Oh well!  I hope...
recipes - 2019-09-21 16:06:45
Just to say   . . .

Just to say . . .

  I want you all to know that I am so very appreciative of the comments you always leave on my posts, and that I do generally try to respond to each and every one of them. On here, on facebook, on Instagram, etc. My motto has always been if someone...
recipes - 2019-09-20 16:07:39
Honey Mustard Roasted Parsnips & Carrots

Honey Mustard Roasted Parsnips & Carrots

 When I was cooking that roast chicken dinner for the other site I write on, I wanted to cook a few side dishes to have along with the roast chicken and the potatoes.  I made my Sage & Onion Stuffing because we both love that very much. And then...
recipes - 2019-09-20 16:07:39
Frank-ly Chili

Frank-ly Chili

 This is another recipe that I found in that old tin recipe box of mine. I am intrigued by old recipes such as this.  First there is the nostalgic factor . . .  and then there is the fact that once upon a time I thought enough of what I was...
recipes - 2019-09-19 16:08:16
Roasted Garlic & Herb Chicken with Melting Potatoes

Roasted Garlic & Herb Chicken with Melting Potatoes

  My latest article is now live on Chef Knives Expert.  You are going to really love this Roasted  Garlic & Herb Chicken with Melting Potatoes Recipe.  Not only does it all cook in one dish but it is fabulously tasty! A whole free range, corn...
recipes - 2019-09-19 16:08:16
White Batter Rolls

White Batter Rolls

  My mother made beautiful bread and rolls.  She used to make them weekly before she started working full time, but only ever very infrequently after that.  You knew you were in for a real treat when you got home from school, and just outside of...
recipes - 2019-09-18 16:06:38
Roussillon Baked Potatoes

Roussillon Baked Potatoes

 Every once in a while when I was growing up my mother would make us stuffed baked potatoes for our supper. Oh boy but they were a real treat.  She would bake the potatoes, and then carefully scoop out the filling which she would then mash...
recipes - 2019-09-17 16:06:46
Back to School & On the Go

Back to School & On the Go

 Every month I am the lucky recipient of a Degustabox.  Once a month, around the middle of the month, I am gifted with one of these lovely boxes which contain a delicious assortment of all things foodie.  I just love these boxes. Opening each...
recipes - 2019-09-17 16:06:46
Chicken Satay Skewers and Rainbow Salad

Chicken Satay Skewers and Rainbow Salad

 I recently created a delicious recipe for the people at Chef Knive\'s Expert.  This time it was a deliciously different and yet healthy recipe for Chicken Satay Skewers served with a fabulous Rainbow Salad. Tender pieces of chicken breast meat...
recipes - 2019-09-17 16:06:46
Pork Fried Rice

Pork Fried Rice

 I had a huge piece of leftover roast pork loin after Todd\'s Birthday lunch with friends the other day and I wasn\'t sure what to do with it.  You know the whole time I grew up we never had hot roast pork.  My father didn\'t like hot roast...
recipes - 2019-09-16 16:07:34
Apple Pie Danish

Apple Pie Danish

 I always like to bake Todd a treat at the weekend.  Because we are both retired, the weekend can easily blend into our weeks, so I like to do something which marks these two days apart from the other five.  It is so easy to lose your weekend...
recipes - 2019-09-15 16:06:39
Lemon Oaties

Lemon Oaties

 Ever have one of those days"  I am having one today.  I have had a recipe for Homemade Molasses Bear Paw Cookies bookmarked to bake for quite a long time now.  You can find it here.   After my last fail at making similar cookies, my sister...
recipes - 2019-09-14 16:06:42
Homestyle Baked Haddock

Homestyle Baked Haddock

 Here I am sharing a delicious fish recipe for Friday the 13th. Fish for Friday!  Not unlucky!  Good for you!  I have always seen Friday the 13th as being a lucky day myself, and 13 as being one of my lucky numbers! Today\'s dish is Haddock,...
recipes - 2019-09-13 16:07:11
Stacked Turkey Mexi-Melts

Stacked Turkey Mexi-Melts

 This is a deliciously simple supper dish that I have had in my wait queue for a very long time. I don\'t know why it has taken me so long to post it.  I guess life got in the way!  I enjoy a real love affair with Tex Mex food.  When I first...
recipes - 2019-09-12 16:09:09
Cheddar & Corn Chowder

Cheddar & Corn Chowder

 It got really cold here yesterday (Monday).  It was raining and blustery. The perfect soup day.  I had been wanting to cook this Cheddar & Corn Chowder for a really long time and I decided it was the perfect day! Normally I make this Corn...
recipes - 2019-09-11 16:08:51
Curry Coconut King Prawns

Curry Coconut King Prawns

 My Todd just adores King Prawns.  Its not something he gets to eat very often as I am allergic to them, but when I do cook them for him, he feels really, really special! A few months back we had received a beautiful box of fish from Seafresh...
recipes - 2019-09-10 16:07:37
Dirty Fries & Fry Sauce

Dirty Fries & Fry Sauce

 For the most part I try to keep my carb consumption down to the minimum. As a Diabetic I know that is what is best for me. This isn\'t easy considering the fact that I have spent most of my life as a die hard carboholic!  But it is what it...
recipes - 2019-09-09 16:07:00
Gingernuts

Gingernuts

 Another one of my husband\'s favourite things are Gingernut Biscuits, or cookies as they are known in North America.  Crisp and buttery and filled with the warmth of ginger. You can buy them in the shops and those are quite nice, but Todd...
recipes - 2019-09-08 16:06:49
Raspberry Jam Tart Birthday Cake

Raspberry Jam Tart Birthday Cake

 Its my husband\'s 81st Birthday today.  Its also the anniversary of the day we first met in person.  I always tease him and tell him I am the best Birthday Present he ever received.  Most of the time he would agree with me . . .  unless we...
recipes - 2019-09-07 16:07:08
The London Particular

The London Particular

 London Particular is a delicious Split Pea Soup!  The name comes from the famous fogs of London back in Dickensian times, which came to be known as London Particulars or Pea Soup Fogs. Fogs so thick that you could scarce see your hand in front of...
recipes - 2019-09-06 16:07:59
Pitcaithly Bannock

Pitcaithly Bannock

 I decided to bake Pitcaithly Bannock today in honour of Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight.  This is an annual celebration of all the best that Scotland has to offer from every corner of the country.  To honour it I chose to share a recipe of...
recipes - 2019-09-05 16:08:46
Crispy Herbed Potato Rosettes

Crispy Herbed Potato Rosettes

 I have seen quite a variety of these crisp buttery potato stacks on the Internet over the past few years.  Some done like roses, some simply stacked.   All attractive and crisp edged.  All requiring a certain amount of faffing about.  At the...
recipes - 2019-09-03 16:07:15
Garlic Cheddar Chicken & Rice Bake

Garlic Cheddar Chicken & Rice Bake

   I had some leftover chicken in the refrigerator that needed using up today.  My mom always said I was a Master at creating something delicious out of nothing. I don\'t know if she was right about that or not, but I do love taking what I...
recipes - 2019-09-03 16:07:15
Easy Blackberry Galette

Easy Blackberry Galette

 Todd has been busy picking blackberries these past few days.  They are coming fast and furious now!  Its a good thing we like them. I do try to freeze as many as I can for winter crumbles and such, but I also like to bake Todd a few tasty...
recipes - 2019-09-01 16:06:41
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