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Love British and Irish Food
Here are Britain and Ireland's Favorite Foods.
This photo gallery, complete with recipes, shows images of traditional British and Irish recipes. Both British and Irish food have a long history and heritage as well as a unique modern face.
Do keep checking back as these pages are updated frequently with new foods and recipes for you to enjoy.
Let's Start With the Favorites: Roast Beef and Yorkshire PuddingContinue to 2 of 30 below.
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Famous Fish and Chips
Deep-fried fish in a crispy batter with fat golden chips is still one of Britain and Ireland's favorite meals.Continue to 4 of 30 below.
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A Full English Breakfast
Ever wondered what is in the classic full English breakfast? Here is the answer.
These breakfasts can be Scottish, Welsh or Irish too.Continue to 5 of 30 below.
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Cornish Pasty Recipe
The Cornish pasty is known and loved throughout Britain and Ireland. The pasty evolved from Cornish tin miners' lunch as it is hearty, easy to hold and easy to eat.
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- Cornish Pasty Recipe
- Watch My Video on Making Cornish Pasties
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Irish stew warms the cockles every time. No wonder this dish is loved so very much.Continue to 7 of 30 below.
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Welsh Lamb Recipes
The best Welsh lamb is early spring lamb. What better way to serve it than slow roasted with pungent garlic and a good sauce.Continue to 8 of 30 below.
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Burns Night, Hogmanay and a good Scottish breakfast are never complete without Haggis.Continue to 9 of 30 below.
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Cock-a -eekie Soup Recipe
Cock-a-Leekie Soup is a peasant dish with many regional variations, some which go back as far as the 16th century.Continue to 10 of 30 below.
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Irish Colcannon Recipe
Traditionally, this dish is served at Halloween with coins wrapped up in silver foil hidden in the mash, but is suitable for any day of the year.Continue to 11 of 30 below.
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Afternoon Tea Scones Recipe
Home made scones, both sweet and savory, are made quickly and easily as in this scones recipe. They are delicious hot or cold and a must for afternoon tea.Continue to 12 of 30 below.
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Rhubarb Crumble Recipe
From the nursery to the most sophisticated restaurant, you cannot escape the British classic and most traditional of British foods - a Rhubarb Crumble. Just what it is that excites about this recipe is hard to pin-point; the astringent rhubarb alongside the crunch and bite of buttery crumble? Who knows, except everyone loves it.Continue to 13 of 30 below.
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Traditional British Flapjack
Traditional British flapjack is absolutely one of the easiest of all tray bakes.Continue to 14 of 30 below.
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Bakewell Tart Recipe
Bakewell tart is the famous British tart made in the picturesque town of Bakewell; a delicious dessert and a delightful afternoon treat.Continue to 15 of 30 below.
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Eton Mess Recipe
Eton Mess is an all-time classic British dessert which was traditionally served at Eton College. How it came to have the name is not clear, but it is believed to be when a Labrador dog sat on a picnic basket and squashed the contents.Continue to 16 of 30 below.
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Yorkshire Curd Tart Recipe
Yorkshire Curd Tart is a special tart from the beautiful county of Yorkshire in Northern England.Continue to 17 of 30 below.
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Bread and Butter Pudding Recipe
Bread and Butter Puddings are one of the easiest to make and an excellent way to use-up leftover white or brown bread.Continue to 18 of 30 below.
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Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe
Lemon Meringue Pie is a famous traditional British dish. Sadly, the Lemon Meringue Pie fell out of fashion in recent years, but it is now back on the menu and loved.Continue to 19 of 30 below.
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Traditional Hot Cross Bun Recipe
A Hot Cross Bun is always in any list of Easter recipes, as it is customary to eat the buns on Good Friday.Continue to 20 of 30 below.
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Classic Summer Pudding
When there is an abundance of summer berry fruits one of the best ways of serving them is in an English Summer Pudding.Continue to 21 of 30 below.
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Spotted Dick Pudding Recipe
The name of this classic English pudding usually will raise a smile or look of abject horror, which is why some prefer the lesser-known title of "spotted dog".Continue to 22 of 30 below.
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Anyone for Pimm's?
A hot English summer's day, watching Wimbledon, the cricket or simply lazing in the back garden, one essential drink must be a glass of Pimm's.Continue to 23 of 30 below.
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Best Ever Mamalade Recipe
A dish of golden, shining Marmalade always takes center stage at any breakfast table.Continue to 24 of 30 below.
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Steamed Date and Walnut Pudding Recipe
Date and Walnut Pudding is a classic British pudding. A steamed sponge pudding is the same for all flavors, so let your imagination run loose.Continue to 25 of 30 below.
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Making a Cup of Tea
Here are the needed guidelines to make a proper cup of English tea.
Everyone has an opinion on how to make a ‘proper’ cup of tea. The first ingredient must be leaf tea, not tea bags and certainly not powder. Only black tea is ‘real’ tea in Britain.Continue to 26 of 30 below.
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Christmas Roast Turkey
No British Christmas lunch is complete without a Roast Turkey.
Traditionally Roast Goose was the preferred Christmas roast in Britain and Ireland until the new-fangled bird arrived from America in the 16th century. Now, no British or Irish Christmas dinner would be complete without a Roast Turkey.Continue to 27 of 30 below.
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Traditional Christmas Pudding Recipe
No British Christmas is ever complete without a traditional Christmas Pudding. Do not be daunted by the number of ingredients; a little organization, some time and you will have the quintessential Christmas pudding.Continue to 28 of 30 below.
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Traditional Christmas Mince Pies
No Christmas is complete without a plate or two of traditional mince pies.Continue to 29 of 30 below.
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Traditional British Christmas Cake
A dense rich fruit Christmas Cake is an essential part of a traditional British Christmas.Continue to 30 of 30 below.
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Boiled Eggs and Marmite
Softly boiled, fresh eggs and Marmite soldiers,is a lovely and very British breakfast.
A lovely and very British breakfast