10 British Recipes with Butter

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.Slow Cooked Filet of Trout by Josh Posner
1. 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.
2. Creamy Winter Celeriac Soup
Celery Root Soup
Creamy and comforting, this winter soup features the subtle flavors of celery root and thyme, to delight the palate and warm the heart. Served with a sophisticated garnish of shaved fennel and egg yolk, yet simple to prepare, this winter soup recipe from Chef Josh Posner is ideal for a chilly weeknight supper. See all of Chef Josh's Seasonal Nosh series in his Grokker Premium video collections.
3. Crispy Chicken Wings with Braised Shallots
Crispy Chicken Wings
These savory chicken wings are beautifully crispy on the outside and tender and moist on the inside. Braised with shallots, and served with crunchy pumpkin seeds, these chicken wings boast a wonderful mix of textures, flavors, and frangrances. For more of Chef Josh Posner's new takes on old classics, see all of his Grokker Premium videos in his Modern British Nosh collection.
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. Black Pudding Fritters
Black Pudding Fritters
This is a real hearty dish for the winter months that will fill you and the family up. The sharp, sweet apples and turnips go brilliantly together and complement the really savoury fritters and crispy bacon!
6. British Classic Bangers & Mash
British Classic Bangers & Mash
London style bangers and mash done olympic style.
7. 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.
8. Homemade Shepherd's Pie
Homemade Shepherd's Pie
A classic Great British dish that is golden, crispy, and full of vegetables and ground beef.
9. Gordon Ramsay's Shepherds Pie
Gordon Ramsay's Shepherds Pie
This dish is so delicious that you can mess it up and it will still leave you feeling as if you’re in heaven! As always, use fresh herbs and vegetables. When using the freshest ingredients, it’s hard to make a meal that doesn’t taste good.
10. Classic English Dessert: Sticky Date Pudding
English Date Pudding
Gooey, sticky, and tasty! Perfect words to describe a dessert that everyone will love. Wonderful for serving at parties or as a family style dessert, this rich tasting English classic is simple to prepare and oh so quick to disappear. Dessert Chef Ella Caulier shares her dessert recipe in this Grokker Premium video.
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