Best of British recipes

When it comes to comfort, British recipes are the culinary equivalent of a ruddy great hug. Try a classic British recipe such as toad in the hole, Cornish pasties, ripe tart and fruit tea loaf.

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Manchester tart

Sweet tart recipes

Manchester tart

Debbie Major has scoured the British recipe archives in search of traditional recipes that are...

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Easy scones

Scone recipes

Easy scones

There’s nothing quite like the smell of freshly-baked scones straight from the oven. Try our...

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Sussex pond pudding

British puddings

Sussex pond pudding

This Sussex pond pudding is made with a crusty steamed suet pastry which encases a...

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Lancashire hotpot

Best of British recipes

Lancashire hotpot

A favourite with families, this traditional Lancashire hotpot recipe is inexpensive to make yet makes...

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Old-fashioned flapjacks

Easy baking recipes to make with kids

Old-fashioned flapjacks

You can’t beat a proper, old-fashioned flapjack – made using chunky oats and golden syrup...

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Pimm’s fizz

Best of British recipes

Pimm’s fizz

This quick and easy Pimm’s cocktail serves one but it’s easy to make a jug...

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Onglet steak with watercress butter and shoestring potatoes

Best of British recipes

Onglet steak with watercress butter and shoestring potatoes

Perfectly cooked steak is taken to the next level with a side of shoestring potatoes...

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Nathan Outlaw’s smoked fish pie

Fish pie recipes

Nathan Outlaw’s smoked fish pie

Nathan Outlaw’s easy smoked fish pie recipe works a treat. If you find smoked mussels...

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Springtime G&T

Best of British recipes

Springtime G&T

A quick and easy cocktail recipe – try our springtime gin and tonic, made with...

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Speedy cheddar and onion soda bread

Irish recipes

Speedy cheddar and onion soda bread

Why have a cheese and onion in your sandwich when you could have cheese and...

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Apple and cinnamon porridge

Healthy breakfast recipes

Apple and cinnamon porridge

The best thing about porridge for breakfast is adding all your favourite toppings. We’ve combined...

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Oaty rhubarb and ginger streusel cake

April seasonal food

Oaty rhubarb and ginger streusel cake

A golden, oaty streusel topping adds chewy flapjack-like texture to this wonderful rhubarb and ginger...

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Cheesy oat biscuits

Biscuit recipes

Cheesy oat biscuits

Take your dinner party cheeseboard up a notch – serve it with homemade oat biscuits....

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Cumberland rum nickies

Best of British recipes

Cumberland rum nickies

Rum nickies are date, rum and ginger tarts or pies popular from the time when...

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Egg mayonnaise with spring onion, mustard and chives

Best of British recipes

Egg mayonnaise with spring onion, mustard and chives

A good egg mayo is something not to be overlooked. Try Dan Doherty’s recipe piled...

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Mini smoked haddock and prawn fish pies

Fish pie recipes

Mini smoked haddock and prawn fish pies

We’ve used ready-made béchamel sauce in this British classic to keep the cooking time to a...

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Fruit tea loaf

Fruit tea loaf

This fruity bread recipe combines prunes, sultanas and currants with the delicate flavour of earl...

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Special shepherd’s pie

Best of British recipes

Special shepherd’s pie

Chef Gary Lee uses lamb and beef mince in The Ivy’s infamous shepherd’s pie recipe....

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Eggy-bread grilled cheese sandwich

Comfort food

Eggy-bread grilled cheese sandwich

When you can’t choose between eggy bread or a toastie for brunch, Dan Doherty’s recipe...

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Braised rabbit with tarragon mustard sauce

Casserole recipes

Braised rabbit with tarragon mustard sauce

Debbie Major shares her recipe for mustard-braised rabbit which is full of flavours from white...

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Pimm’s extra

Summer cocktail recipes

Pimm’s extra

Yes Pimm’s is great but a gin Pimm’s is a whole other level! Nectarines, cherries, cucumber...

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Cherry Ripe tart from Sussex

Best of British recipes

Cherry Ripe tart from Sussex

A wonderful cherry tart recipe, originating from the village of Ripe in Sussex, made with...

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Georgina Fuggle’s horseradish and vine-tomato toad in the hole

Best of British recipes

Georgina Fuggle’s horseradish and vine-tomato toad in the...

Georgina Fuggle’s wonderful twist on the classic toad in the hole sees sausages wrapped in...

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Toad in the hole

Best of British recipes

Toad in the hole

Give yourself a treat with this hearty British classic toad in the hole recipe.

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