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Easy Bonfire Night Recipes
Remember, remember the 5th of November a night filled with fun, fireworks and of course Bonfire Night food. The night is also known as Guy Fawkes night and as it is on the 5th November. Invariably the weather is freezing, sometimes even wet and warm. But the food is always comforting and easy to eat around the bonfire food whatever the weather throws at you.
These are my favorites for Bonfire Night some traditional and all bringing cheer to the festivities.Continue to 2 of 10 below.
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Bonfire Toffee Recipe Also Known as Treacle Toffee
At the top of my list is. No Bonfire night would be complete without it. Be warned it is extremely moreish, so make plenty.
Treacle toffee is easy to make but does require caution; the toffee reached incredibly high temperatures so please take care.
Bonfire Toffee is also known as Treacle Toffee and Plot Toffee.
f you have an exceptionally sweet tooth, then try Scottish tablet, not a tradition on Guy Fawkes night but fun to eat.Continue to 3 of 10 below.
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Yorkshire Parkin Recipe
A Bonfire Night 'must' is Parkin the lovely Yorkshire form of gingerbread. The cake is warmed with ginger, nutmeg and mixed spice and and black treacle and so easy to make. The perfect cake for Bonfire Night. Parkin from Yorkshire is characterised from other Parkin by using oats in the recipe.
Also fun round the fire, anything sweet thing which includes to ginger.Continue to 4 of 10 below.
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Traditional Flapjack Recipe
Not to be confused with American flapjack (pancakes) traditional Flapjack is a soft, chewy, cake-like bar made from oats, fruits and golden syrup or treacle. Traditional flapjack is perfect for Bonfire Night as it can be made in advance and brought out on the night and because it is small, very easy to eat.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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A Warming Cup of Soup
How perfect on a cold night in front of the bonfire is a large mug or cup of soup, great for keeping out the chills. Soups can be made well in advance and make bonfire night food really easy as it simply needs to be warmed up. Add some crusty bread to make it even more filling.Continue to 6 of 10 below.
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Great for a Crowd - Shepherd's Pie
Shepherd's Pie is a perfect Bonfire night food if you have a crowd. Make a large one, provide spoons, and then everyone can simply help themselves. Shepherd's Pie is so easy, and cheap, to make it's the perfect food for a crowd.Continue to 7 of 10 below.
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Enjoy a Pie or Pasty Round the Fire (Don't Forget the Peas)
Easy to make, easy to hold making them easy to eat, Cornish pasties really are a perfect Bonfire night food. Make them even more appealing by serving with Mushy Peas on the side. Yummy.
For a Vegetarian
Peas (a Must)Continue to 8 of 10 below.
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Bangers and Mash - Perfect for Bonfire Night
Maybe not the easiest to eat but delicious all the same is a big plate of Bangers and Mash. Thick, fat, sizzling sausages with a creamy mash and lashings of onion gravy make it a real comforting food for Bonfire Night.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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For Vegetarians - Chickpea Curry
Chickpea curry makes a delightful dish for vegetarians (meat-eaters also love it) on Bonfire night, like the dishes above it is warming and filling and easy to eat. Serve with Naan bread or chapatis and you won't even need knives and forks.Continue to 10 of 10 below.
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And to Drink - Hot Wine
If hot wine works for skiing and festive celebrations then it is great for Bonfire night. Hot wine with its spices and sugar warms right through. Add a splash of Cognac, even better!