british cuisine

  1. TheChefGoingHomeToday

    Great British Bake Off Here We Come!

    Lots of people seem to have taken up baking during lockdown. For me, it's by far my weakest area cooking wise but I've not had time on my hands due to work. It is an area I'd like to be proficient at though, so I'm making a concerted effort to learn baking and pastry skills. I've enrolled with...
  2. Elawin

    Confusion about British Food

    A lot of people seem to be confused about the different names dishes have in the UK compared to other parts of the world, particularly the USA. Maybe this bit of light entertainment would help to clear things up :laugh:
  3. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    The Great British Home Brew Challenge 2017

    Do you fancy yourself as a good home brewer? Thornbridge Brewery, Waitrose and Brew UK are looking for the best home brewed beer in the UK. The winning entry will see their beer produced by Thornbridge, one of the UK’s leading craft breweries, and sold across the country in Waitrose stores...
  4. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Traditional Staffordshire Oatcakes

    So, what's the difference between a Staffordshire oatcake, a Derbyshire oatcake and a Scottish oatcake? The easy one first. An oatcake to this lass, born in Glasgow and raised in the Potteries is that it is a large flat yeast and oatmeal replacement for a pancake, originally designed to...
  5. laurahampton

    Great British Hygge - Request for recipes for blog post

    Hi everyone The 'hygge' is becoming something of a trend here in the UK. Based on the Danish practice meaning 'cosy', a 'hygge' is all about making quality time for yourself and for friends and family. Food plays an important part in this. I'm currently working on a blog post at work about the...
  6. Shaun

    Great British Bake Off: Mary Berry staying with BBC and not moving to Channel 4 with the show

    After Channel 4 outbid the BBC for the popular cooking show the Great British Bake Off #GBBO, people have been wondering whether the shows main hosts, Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood, will be following the show? It seems Mary Berry, along with her co-hosts Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, will not...
  7. Lullabelle

    Great British Bake Off

    Is anyone else interested in this? Last night was the first in the new series and it is the first time I have actually watched the first episode, normally we dip in now and again but only watch it towards the end and to see the winner. We are not big cake eaters but it is good to see amateur...
  8. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    It's British Pie Week! 7th - 13th March 2016

    Did you know that it is British Pie Week this week? Nope neither did I until I read this article earlier. And
  9. Duck59

    Britain - a nation of coffee and wine drinkers?

    I appreciate that members of this forum come from all around the world, but there's a fair smattering of Brits on here and here's something I found interesting. It's (bear with me, it does get interesting) the Family Expenditure Report from the Office of National Statistics. Well, not all of...
  10. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    What has happen to the British Fairy Cake?

    I was wondering what has happened to the British Fairy Cake? We used to have then years and years ago, just a nice simple Victoria spine cake recipe in a paper wrapper with the centre cut out and then in half as a lid and a filling of your choice. The lid would then be put back on in the style...
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