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.Braised Shin of Beef by Josh Posner
1. 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.
2. 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. Homemade Shepherd's Pie
A classic Great British dish that is golden, crispy, and full of vegetables and ground beef.
4. 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.