10 British Recipes for Dinner

Drew Glover • March 17, 2015
Traditionally British food employed seasonal and local produce to get the best out of simple and unfussy dishes. British cuisine has, however, increasingly absorbed the cultural influences of those that have settled in the United Kingdom as well from its imperial past and today reflects this rich and cosmopolitan mix of influences.Homemade Shepherd's Pie
1. Homemade Shepherd's Pie
Homemade Shepherd's Pie
A classic Great British dish that is golden, crispy, and full of vegetables and ground beef.
2. Bubble & Squeak
Bubble & Squeak
Bubble and squeak is a classic British dish of smashed-up winter vegetables, traditionally made from the Sunday roast leftovers. Use about 60 percent potato to get the right consistency, then whatever vegetables you like - carrots, Brussels sprounts, rutabagas, turnips, onions, leeks or savoy cabbage.
3. British Classic Bangers & Mash
British Classic Bangers & Mash
London style bangers and mash done olympic style.
4. Beef Wellington by Gordon Ramsey
Beef Wellington by Gordon Ramsey
This is Gordon Ramsey's version of Beef Wellington....It is an amazing dish...perfect for an elegant dinner party, or perhaps a sophisticated holiday feast! I had to fiddle around with the measurements and temps b/c they were in grams, mils, celsius...etc. This version also is without the pate....I think that's why I decided to give it a whirl!!! Enjoy!
5. Curried Cottage Pie
Curried Cottage Pie
Cottage pie is a real family favourite but if you're looking for something familiar with a tasty twist, try our curried version with a lightly spiced parsnip mash.
6. British Toad in the Hole
British Toad in the Hole
The key to this dish is making the batter carefully so that it rises nicely. Beat the eggs, then, whisk in the flour a little at a time, mixing well. Gradually add in the milk, making a smooth batter. Rest it for 1-2 hours. Preheat the oven and roasting tin. Fry the sausages in dripping or oil until browned. Transfer to the hot roasting tin, heat through, pour in the batter mix and bake for 25 minutes until risen. Serve.
7. Steak and Mushroom Pudding
Steak and Mushroom Pudding
Here's our version of a very traditional British savoury pudding. This takes a little time to prepare, but once it's cooking you can pretty much leave it alone for 4 hours and come back to a dinner that's ready to go!
8. Easy Beef Wellington Recipe
Easy Beef Wellington Recipe
Learn how to make restaurant-worthy Beef Wellington in your own kitchen. To see more cooking videos like this go to http://www.inspired.ca.
9. Braised Shin of Beef
Braised Shin of Beef
Slow cooked and superbly tender. Try this recipe for braised beef shin, with jerusalem artichoke puree, baby turnips, roasted hazelnuts, and a beef reduction worthy of seconds. In this Grokker Premium video learn the secret to slow-cooked beef that is so melt-in-your-mouth tender, you can eat it with a spoon. See Chef Josh Posner's collection of Modern British Nosh recipes for more fresh takes on old favourites.
10. Slow Cooked Filet of Trout
Slow Cooked Filet of Trout
This recipe adds a modern take on a British classic by slow-cooking a trout filet in olive oil seasoned with lemon, fennel and sea salt, and pairing it with charcoal potatoes, brown butter mayonnaise, peppery watercress, and pickled cucumber. This Grokker Premium video is part of the Modern British Nosh series by Chef Josh Posner.
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