Lancashire Hotpot

“Lancashire Hotpot, what could be more a synonym of Northern cooking, as grim and earthy as the life of a sheepherder, was the standard lamb dish….Hotpot was named for the big steep sided crockery pot or pippin the lamb and potatoes and onions cooked in all day in the fireplace… Read More »Lancashire Hotpot

Lamb Stew with Dumplings

    “It reminds me of winter days in my youth, when I would come home late completely soaked through and Mum would give me a rollicking about catching pneumonia, then she’d give me a big bowl of stew. ” Jamie Oliver Is there anything more satisfying on a cold day than… Read More »Lamb Stew with Dumplings

    Shepherd’s Pie

    We Brits are fond of our comfort foods, and none are more comforting than pies. This pie is unusual in that it involves no pastry, only a creamy layer of potatoes. Like many British dishes, it developed as a way to use leftovers from a Sunday lunch — in this… Read More »Shepherd’s Pie