the-english-kitchen
Deep Fried Mozzarella Sticks and Christmas Chutney

Deep Fried Mozzarella Sticks and Christmas Chutney

Occasionally I get sent new products to try.  I was recently sent these Pik-Nik Twiller Cheese snacks. As winter takes hold, Vitamin D levels start to drop. Pik-Nik?s research shows just under 90% of children experience a deficiency in this area...
recipes - 2018-12-10 16:07:00
Cranberry Breakfast Cake

Cranberry Breakfast Cake

   We suffered a fatality in our home today.  My trusty Nikon Bridge Camera, who has been my constant companion for the past three years died a quick and irreparable death immediately following the taking of  half of the photos of this lovely...
recipes - 2018-12-09 16:06:43
The Places I Go, Comptoir Libanais

The Places I Go, Comptoir Libanais

 One of the things I really like doing as a food blogger is being afforded the opportunity to enjoy food in new places and venues.  Restaurant Reviews don\'t  happen really often, but when they do, I am always really happy to do try something...
recipes - 2018-12-08 16:07:47
Peanut Butter Blondies

Peanut Butter Blondies

 I have three words to describe these Peanut Butter Blondies.  OH MY GOODNESS!  Seriously . . .  OH MY GOODNESS!  I adapted the recipe from one I found in this cookbook I have entitled The Only Bake Sale Cookbook You\'ll Ever Need, by Laurie...
recipes - 2018-12-08 16:07:47
Ravioli Lasagna

Ravioli Lasagna

  I had a good clean out of the refrigerator today (Wednesday as I write this), in preparation for the up and coming holidays.  It is amazing how quickly your fridge can get full of bits and bobs of stuff, cluttering it up and taking up needed...
recipes - 2018-12-06 16:08:13
Bacon Ranch Chicken & Rice

Bacon Ranch Chicken & Rice

 Quick and easy one dish suppers like this are great for weeknights and especially during these weeks in the run up to Christmas when we don\'t know when we are coming or going we are so busy! The original recipe used a packet of ranch salad...
recipes - 2018-12-05 16:08:25
Mincemeat & Orange Muesli Muffins

Mincemeat & Orange Muesli Muffins

 I am always keen to try something new to feed my family for breakfast on Christmas morning.  Usually I want something which is quick and easy to throw together, but that is, at the same time, a tiny bit special.   Presenting Mincemeat & Orange...
recipes - 2018-12-04 16:08:06
World's Best Baked Chicken

World's Best Baked Chicken

 I have always felt that it takes a certain amount of gumption and commitment to call something the "World\'s Best" anything, especially when it comes to food.    After all . . .  taste is very subjective.  Its dependant on your culture,...
recipes - 2018-12-03 16:07:40
Macadamia Shortbread Cookies

Macadamia Shortbread Cookies

 When the month of December rolls around my kitchen and my mind go into Christmas Baking Gear!  I love Christmas Baking and there is no nicer gift you can give to a family member, friend or neighbour than something which you have baked just for...
recipes - 2018-12-02 16:07:31
Apple & Mincemeat Pudding

Apple & Mincemeat Pudding

 The recipe I am sharing with you today is one I adapted from a recipe I found on a site called From the Larder.  It is called Bramley Apple & Mincemeat Pudding.  It is perfect for this time of year, and in fact would make a lovely holiday...
recipes - 2018-12-01 16:07:34
Christmas Coleslaw

Christmas Coleslaw

  We had company for dinner the other night.  I did a Roasted Ham with a honey/mustard glaze, some Potatoes Dauphinoise and a variety of vegetables.  I also made this delicious coleslaw.  I love coleslaw and in my opinion, you gotta have...
recipes - 2018-11-30 16:06:57
Berry French Toast in a Mug (Diabetic Friendly)

Berry French Toast in a Mug (Diabetic Friendly)

 Food like can be difficult for a Diabetic.  I am a Type 2 Diabetic and my husband is not.  He can eat whatever he wants and never gain an ounce.  In fact he has a difficult time keeping weight on.   So in this house it is a fine dance between...
recipes - 2018-11-29 16:05:58
Sheet Pan Pumpkin Pie

Sheet Pan Pumpkin Pie

 I had wanted to share this recipe prior to Thanksgiving, but time got away from me.  I can\'t not show it to you however as it was really a lovely pie and we both really enjoyed it very much. I confess when I was growing up I didn\'t really...
recipes - 2018-11-28 16:07:10
New York  Pizza

New York Pizza

 I confess that I am a Pizza lover.  Aficionado.  Pizza hog. Treasurer . . . . maybe even obsessed.  If its Pizza, I am there.  I have been carrying on a great love affair with it for most of my early teen years and adult life.  I can\'t...
recipes - 2018-11-27 16:08:56
Sticky Sausages with Cream & Mustard Mash

Sticky Sausages with Cream & Mustard Mash

 The way to my husband\'s heart is surely through a big plate of "Bangers and Mash."  He is a true meat and potatoes kind of a guy, and this kind of meal is surely one of his favourite ways to have both of his loves all on one plate. More...
recipes - 2018-11-26 16:07:46
Ginger & Jam Sandwich Cookies

Ginger & Jam Sandwich Cookies

 I have not baked these delicious cookies in a very long time now.  They are really big cookies and I am not supposed to be eating things like this.  They are so darned tasty, I find them quite impossible to resist!  I am really, really...
recipes - 2018-11-25 16:07:28
Mother In Law's Pumpkin Bread

Mother In Law's Pumpkin Bread

 One of my very first Christmas\'s as a young bride my Mother In Law, Elizabeth Ramsay, sent me a gift that I have treasured for over 40 years now.  It was a handwritten notebook in which she had copied out all of her tried and trues and...
recipes - 2018-11-24 16:07:59
Spicy Bean Dogs

Spicy Bean Dogs

 I put my hand up. I like hotdogs.  Yes, I know they are filled with things that I probably wouldn\'t eat otherwise.  I know . . .  but I don\'t really care.  Every once in a while I just have to treat myself to a hot dog.  I am a bit...
recipes - 2018-11-23 16:06:35
Bombay Turkey

Bombay Turkey

 Today I am showing you something deliciously different to do with some of your leftover turkey.  We all enjoy our turkey sandwiches of course,  and maybe a pot pie. One thing I have always loved to do was to make Enchiladas which my family...
recipes - 2018-11-23 16:06:35
Flaky Butter Biscuits

Flaky Butter Biscuits

 These are biscuits as in the North American type of biscuits.  Not cookies. Not scones.  Biscuits. Similar to a scone in many respects, but totally different in many others.  For the most part biscuits are savoury, whilst scones are somewhat...
recipes - 2018-11-22 16:08:08
Green Bean & Almond Casserole

Green Bean & Almond Casserole

 This recipe I am sharing with you today is a variation on the traditional Green Bean Casserole which you will find on many Holiday tables at this time of year!!  I think the first time I tasted the original Green Bean Casserole it was at my...
recipes - 2018-11-22 16:08:08
Honeyed Tomato Soup

Honeyed Tomato Soup

 This delicious Tomato Soup is one that I first shared with you back in 2011.  It is also one of the recipes which will be included in my new book A Year In The English Kitchen, which is coming out in January.  This new book reads a bit like a...
recipes - 2018-11-20 16:07:06
Bell's Seasoning & Potato Stuffing

Bell's Seasoning & Potato Stuffing

 One thing I really missed when I loved over here to the UK, was a good all purpose poultry seasoning mix.  I used to bring some back with me whenever I went over to visit, but I have not been home in over 6 years now.  When I lived in New...
recipes - 2018-11-19 16:06:38
Cranberry Crumble Bars

Cranberry Crumble Bars

  If you are like me, you always have jars (tins) of cranberry sauce in the cupboard, and probably extra, especially this time of year.  I always add a layer of cranberry sauce to my chicken and turkey sandwiches, and I have been known to use a...
recipes - 2018-11-18 16:07:47
Spiced Pumpkin Waffles

Spiced Pumpkin Waffles

 If you are looking for a simple and yet delicious breakfast to serve for the holidays, look no further!  Spiced Pumpkin Waffles fit the bill on all counts! Quick and simple to make, these are absolutely the tastiest, and the smell when you are...
recipes - 2018-11-17 16:08:02
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