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3 British Recipes with Bay Leaf

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.Curried Cottage Pie
1. 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.
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. 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.
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