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Yorkshire Pudding

Yorkshire Pudding is older than the United States – by at least 40 years! When wheat flour became commonly used for making pastries, cakes, and pudding, cooks throughout England devised a means of making use of the fat that dropped into the dripping pan to cook a batter pudding while the meat continued to roast. The recipe, initially called “dripping pudding” as it was… Read More

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Traditional British Bubble and Squeak

Bubble and squeak is a traditional British breakfast made from boiled potatoes and cabbage. In more modern times, it is a dish made with the shallow, fried leftover vegetables from a roast dinner, although increase in vegetarian eating has led to a more traditional reinvention of this classic British dish. The main ingredients are potato and cabbage, but carrots, peas, Brussels sprouts, and a… Read More

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Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

Chicken Tikka Masala is a magical food. It’s the national dish of Britain, yet Indian, while also an extremely popular dish throughout the rest of Europe where the Dutch East India Company once plied their trade in the 17th and 18th centuries. Paradoxically, however, Chicken Tikka Masala wasn’t even created at this time, and really isn’t a traditional Indian dish, despite it’s popularity. Rather, it… Read More