Bread and butter pudding is one of the most popular and simple, old-fashioned British desserts. Layered of bread slices are bathed in a vanilla custard, sprinkled with raisins, dusted with delicious nutmeg and baked until golden brown.
Mince and dumplings is the perfect winter dish to warm you up, from the inside out. Minced beef is cooked with vegetables and beef stock, and topped with soft, pillowy dumplings for a complete meal in one pot. This is real British comfort food.
Spotted dick is a lovely, spongy lemony pudding ‘spotted’ with currants. Steamed on the stovetop in a water bath, this is classic British dessert is served with warm English custard. A warming and comforting dessert for those cold winter nights.
Fish pie is one of the great British pies. It may be beige, but it’s not lacking in flavor. This comforting pie made with flaky fish, shrimp and peas in a bath of a warm creamy parsley sauce, topped with mashed potato.
Cauliflower cheese is a comforting side dish of cooked cauliflower in a white Parmesan cheese sauce that gets an added zing from English mustard powder. It is then transferred to the broiler until bubbly and brown.
Fairy cakes (also known as butterfly cakes) are light, fluffy vanilla cupcakes with the top cut off. They’re filled with strawberry jam, topped with buttercream frosting, and the top is replaced in the shape of wings.