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.Smokey Baby Aubergine with Yogurt Dressing by Josh Posner
1. Smokey Baby Aubergine with Yogurt Dressing
Elegant and delicious this baby eggplant recipe incorporates garlic, yogurt and thyme to make a light and savory vegetarian dish. Using simple and easy to find ingredients, Chef Josh Posner invites you to explore the world of winter produce in this Grokker Premium video.
2. 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!
3. 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.
4. Great British Fish And Chips
A classic fish and chips recipe which also contains a homemade tartare sauce recipe. A British favorite and a very simple beer batter fish.
5. Chicken, Mushroom, and Caramelized Leek Pie
Simple and delicious! This recipe from a Kensington Kitchen will introduce you to a special shortcrust pastry recipe. It's a great meal to prepare when leeks are in season. The chicken thighs are rolled in seasoned flour and fried until golden brown, Executive Chef Geoff Rigby adds caramelized leeks, mushrooms, onions and garlic, to create the perfect filling for his shortcrust pastry. There is nothing like it! Watch this Grokker Premium video for interesting tips!