Fish and Chips

Fish and Chips

    “…there was about fish-and-chips a sound democratic touch that no other food possessed; the poorest person could shop alongside the poshest…You were all one in the kingdom of fish-and-chips.” Bill Naughton, Saintly Billy: a Catholic Boyhood “It was the smell of their childhood: the smell of fish and chips. Every… Read More »Fish and Chips

    Baked Trout

      “While Queen Victoria sat on the throne, her armed forces were on the march, painting the map of the world pink. For good or ill, they carried with them the values of colonialism—and some big boxes of brown trout eggs.” Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall & Nick Fisher, The River Cottage Fish Book… Read More »Baked Trout

      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

        Summer Pudding

        “It was a time for bottling and drying vegetables for the winter table, and for rich summer pudding filled with berries to be set in a cold larder, the juices to mingle.” An Incomplete Revenge by Jacqueline Winspear “One of the loveliest fruit puddings of the world is English Summer… Read More »Summer Pudding