the-english-kitchen
Mixed Berry Pudding

Mixed Berry Pudding

 Before moving over to the UK, Pudding to me was something rich and creamy, milky, and rich. Like a thick custard you could eat it with a spoon, best served ice cold, and coming in flavours like butterscotch, vanilla, chocolate, lemon . . . This...
recipes - 2018-10-20 16:07:40
Sweet and Sour Peanut Sauce

Sweet and Sour Peanut Sauce

 I had some breaded chicken tenders I wanted to cook for our tea the other day, but I also wanted to make a tasty sauce for dipping them into.  One of the things we like to get when we go to McDonald\'s (a rare treat) is the chicken fingers with...
recipes - 2018-10-19 16:08:23
Oreo Hot Choc Brownies

Oreo Hot Choc Brownies

 True confessions.  I am a bit of a chocoholic here and I just adore Brownies.  When it comes to chocolate bakes, brownies are at the top of my dream list and this recipe for brownies I am sharing with you today is fudgy and moist and delicious....
recipes - 2018-10-18 16:09:22
Teriyaki Turkey Meatballs

Teriyaki Turkey Meatballs

 I have always been fond of the flavours of Teriyaki.  Teriyaki is a Japanese term for fish or meat that has been marinated or cooked in a Teriyaki sauce/marinade, which is generally composed of soy sauce, sake or mirin, ginger, and sugar (or...
recipes - 2018-10-17 16:08:49
Root Vegetable Soup

Root Vegetable Soup

 I come from a long line of soup lovers. My mom made the best soups in the world, and I like to think that I can make a pretty great pot of soup myself.   All I know about making soup, I learnt at my mother\'s knee, which is a pretty good place...
recipes - 2018-10-16 16:08:13
Mexican Chicken Spaghetti

Mexican Chicken Spaghetti

 I love recipes like the one I am sharing today. Not only are they delicious, but they are simple, no fuss, make great use of leftovers (such as cooked chicken) from the Sunday Roast, and can be done all in one pan, so not a lot of mess to clean up...
recipes - 2018-10-15 16:08:20
Blue Ribbon Gingerbread

Blue Ribbon Gingerbread

 I think today has to be one of the worst, most miserable rainy, windy, gloomy wet days we have had thus far this autumn.  All the leaves are being shaken from the trees and whipped around the yard.  I looked out earlier and saw the baby bath we...
recipes - 2018-10-14 16:08:04
Cherry Crumble Tray Bake

Cherry Crumble Tray Bake

 I adore cherries. When we lived down South in the late Spring, early summer, you would often see cherry sellers at the side of the road plying their wares.  They would come over from France and set up shop on large trestle tables, selling them in...
recipes - 2018-10-13 16:08:21
Parmesan Pesto Tuna Melt

Parmesan Pesto Tuna Melt

 Tuna wasn\'t something we ever had when I was growing up.  My first experience with it was when I was about 14 years old.  I was in Band at school and we had our practises during the lunch hour. I remember sitting in the band room and my...
recipes - 2018-10-12 16:09:04
Brined & Breaded Baked Pork Chops

Brined & Breaded Baked Pork Chops

 We don\'t eat red meat very often in our home. It is a rare treat for us, so when we do, I want to make sure that I prepare it in as best a way as I can.  We were having company for lunch the other day and I decided to cook some pork chops that...
recipes - 2018-10-11 16:07:08
Indian Spiced Cabbage

Indian Spiced Cabbage

 This is an old, old recipe copied into my Big Blue Binder from an old community cookbook from back home in Nova Scotia. I don\'t know who it is accredited to originally, only that it is a delicious way to prepare cabbage. It uses fairly simple...
recipes - 2018-10-10 16:08:04
Cowboy Casserole

Cowboy Casserole

 This casserole I am sharing today is an oldie but a goodie, taken from the pages of my Big Blue Binder. I wish I had a dollar/pound for every time I have made this through the years. I would be a very wealthy woman. This is one of my tried and...
recipes - 2018-10-09 16:07:05
Dirty Fries

Dirty Fries

  The recipe I am sharing today can be as naughty or as nice as you choose to make it. Dirty Fries.  Oven baked chips dressed up with some of your favourite toppings. I use frozen oven chips. You can choose either full fat or lower fat ones. I...
recipes - 2018-10-08 16:07:21
Apple Jack Cookies

Apple Jack Cookies

 I love this time of year, Harvest Time  . . .  when we are finished with all of the summer food and digging into Autumn goodies.  Delicious things made using root vegetables and orchard fruits.  Delicious things like these Apple Jack Cookies I...
recipes - 2018-10-07 16:06:46
Pumpkin Streusel Cake

Pumpkin Streusel Cake

 I have a beautiful cake recipe to share with you today that is very seasonal and quite, QUITE delicious!  It comes from one of those little cook booklets that you can find near the Grocery Tills all over North America, entitled Fall Baking, Gold...
recipes - 2018-10-06 16:07:27
Five Spice Chicken Fried Rice

Five Spice Chicken Fried Rice

 I make fried rice a lot.  We usually don\'t have it as a side dish, but as a main dish and I have always found it a great way to use up leftover cooked meats, along with any bits and bobs from the vegetable drawer that are not enough on their...
recipes - 2018-10-05 16:08:05
Classic English Scones - A Complete Tutorial

Classic English Scones - A Complete Tutorial

 No English Tea Party would be complete without a tray of beautiful Scones.  Is it scone that rhymes with on, or is it scone that rhymes with stone""  Who knows. It sounds mighty delicious no matter which way you say it. If asked what the...
recipes - 2018-10-04 16:08:44
Baked Mac & Cheese with a Crispy Crumb Topping

Baked Mac & Cheese with a Crispy Crumb Topping

 I have to say that I am a real fan of Mac & Cheese.  I have my favourite versions that I make but I confess that when I see a new recipe for it, I am always tempted to give it a go.  Can there ever be too many recipes for Mac & Cheese"  I...
recipes - 2018-10-03 16:07:15
Nutty Honey & Maple Granola

Nutty Honey & Maple Granola

 When I was young I fancied myself as a bit of a hippy dippy earth mother kind of a person. I wanted to live in an old farm house, and have chickens and a cow, make my own cheese, have bees, grow my own fruit and veg, live by wood fire and...
recipes - 2018-10-02 16:08:18
Roasted Tomato & Rice Soup

Roasted Tomato & Rice Soup

 Autumn is well and truly upon us now with cooling temperatures and rain. I actually had to put the heat on today for a while to warm things up.  But then again, it is October now, so you expect this.  This is soup weather!  I love soup, and I...
recipes - 2018-10-01 16:07:25
Applesauce Nut Bread

Applesauce Nut Bread

 There is something about this time of year that makes me want to indulge in all things apple and pumpkin . . .  and spice.  Its only natural I guess since this is the time that those things are coming into their own and are available in...
recipes - 2018-09-30 16:06:36
Easy Jam Hearts

Easy Jam Hearts

 If you are looking for a lovely cookie to bake for your loved ones this weekend, you can\'t get much nicer than Easy Jam Hearts.  These lovely jam filled butter cookies are simple to make and quite delicious!   They are so easy to make that...
recipes - 2018-09-29 16:07:42
Green Bean & Potato Casserole

Green Bean & Potato Casserole

 This side dish I am sharing today, is one from out of my Big Blue Binder that I was given by a Mennonite friend many years ago.  I will tell you one thing about  the Mennonites, they sure know how to cook delicious food!  My big blue binder is...
recipes - 2018-09-28 16:07:45
Muffin Tin Tomato Tarts

Muffin Tin Tomato Tarts

  You are going to love this recipe I am sharing today.  Not only is it a really easy recipe to execute, but its delicious and uses simple ingredients and methods.  There is nothing complicated about this in the least.  Muffin Tin Tomato Tarts...
recipes - 2018-09-27 16:09:09
Boiled Dinner

Boiled Dinner

 One of my favourite meals has to be a good old fashioned boiled dinner.  This is very much a Maritime thing.  Or even a New England thing.  (The Eastern side of Canada is called the Maritimes and consists of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia,...
recipes - 2018-09-26 16:09:31
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