Recipes From Cuisine: British

Prawn or Shrimp Cocktail

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Prawn or shrimp with cocktail sauce is a classic retro starter, introduced in North America in the 20s, and in the 60’s in the U.K. It became a huge culinary success worldwide and still remains nowadays a great treat. In U.K., the sauce is known as Marie Rose sauce and ...

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Kedgeree (Rice & Prawns) – Or (Rice & Roasted Butternut Squash)

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Kedgeree is a British dish with Indian roots. The “Larousse Gastronomique” explains that this dish originated from a concoction of spiced lentils, rice, fried onions and ginger known as Khichiri, dating back to the 14th century and eaten across India. The early colonists developed a taste for it and over ...

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Lemon Posset

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Lemon Posset is an old classic British dessert. It had gone into decline until some chefs revived it in recent years. I discovered this pudding the first year I arrived to U.K… and I loved it. It’s so easy to make and, best of all, it needs only 3 ingredients. ...

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Shepherd’s Pie or Cottage Pie

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This British comfort food is a variation of other similar dishes existing in other countries. For example, in France it is called Hachis Parmentier whereas in Lebanon it is called Kebbet Batata. In UK, the dish that is prepared with minced lamb is called Sheperd’s Pie and the one that ...

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