“There can be no greater disappointment in a cook’s repertoire than sub-standard, flabby crackling; such wasted potential is enough to make you weep…” Felicity Cloake, food writer Pork has been a staple of the British diet since time immemorial. Or at least since the tenth century, when Aelfric, then Archbishop… Read More »Roast Pork with Crackling and Applesauce
Toad in the hole is no laughing matter. Named for its resemblance to a toad popping its head out of — you guessed it — a hole, it is seriously delicious. Who can resist sausages nestled in crispy batter, slathered with a rich onion gravy? Not I, my friend. Not… Read More »Toad in the Hole
Sausage rolls are the quintessential British savory snack. Bite-sized yet hearty, they can be found at any gathering of four or more British people.
At afternoon tea, they provide a welcome counterbalance to the sweetness of baked goods. Sausage rolls can be enjoyed at any temperature and are easily portable, making them a perfect addition to any picnic. This recipe calls for Branston Pickle, a tangy condiment made from a variety of fruit, vegetables, and spices. If you are unable to find it locally, carry on. The rolls will taste just as good.Read More »Sausage Rolls