Scouse by Colin Callan

Scouse was brought to Liverpool by Northern European sailors, it was originally called Labskause or lobskause. This was finally shortened to Skause and over time the spelling changed to the more Anglicised version we know and love today, Scouse. Interesting Note: The Danish name is "skipper labskovs". In Swedish, it's "kallops".…

9 votes
Scottish Shortbread

Scottish Shortbread by Marlin Rinehart

This is the most famous cookie of Scotland. It’s a must to use pure butter. Traditionally, shortbread contains no other flavor. I’ve been making this recipe since 1970 when I got the recipe in Edinburgh, Scotland. The addition of a small amount of rice flour gives a firmness and crunchiness to the cookie. Most American recipes for…

9 votes
Vanilla Custard Sauce (British)

Vanilla Custard Sauce (British) by Marlin Rinehart

This sauce is served over steamed puddings, fruit crisps (crumbles), and any dessert that would be enhanced by a creamy vanilla sauce. It's the perfect homemade replacement for Byrd's Custard powder. One warning, however: 1) use a small, "thick-bottom" saucepan, and 2) cook over low heat and don't allow the mixture to boil or it will…

4 votes
Easy Classic Pickled Eggs Recipe

Easy Classic Pickled Eggs Recipe by Homemade & Yummy

A true pub favourite, this Easy Classic Pickled Eggs Recipe is done my way. So many variations competing for "the best" tasting egg.

1 vote
Butter and Flour Free Chocolate Cake

Butter and Flour Free Chocolate Cake by Hungry Jenny

This contains chickpeas which might sound strange but actually works really well! It doesn't taste particularly 'chickpea'-like and is still incredibly moist despite having no butter. You can easily make this completely gluten-free by using gluten-free baking powder too. This was made in an 8" square tin.

10 votes
Lorraine Pascale's Let them eat cake, cake

Lorraine Pascale's Let them eat cake, cake by Bella

This is recipe from her new book Fast, Fresh and Easy Food, and this cake is quick to make as it follows the 'all-in-one' method, the only long bit is sticking on all them malteasers!

5 votes
Bailey's and Mascarpone Cake

Bailey's and Mascarpone Cake by Hungry Jenny

This is a wonderfully moist cake laced with Bailey's Irish cream. You will find it very hard not to eat more than one slice!

9 votes
Guernsey Potato Peel Pie

Guernsey Potato Peel Pie by Nancy Miyasaki

Having just read the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society for my book club, I had to find a way to make a potato peel pie for meeting. After some research, it seems this potato peel pie is as fictional as the characters in the book so I found a recipe online and tweaked it slightly and came up with the following. If possible, it…

4 votes
Healthy Banana Coconut Choc Cookies

Healthy Banana Coconut Choc Cookies by Hungry Jenny

These will come out nice and soft, but should retain their shape after cooling. If you're able to wait for them to cool down before eating them, that it! These are very moreish...

4 votes
Butter Free Raspberry and Coconut Flapjacks

Butter Free Raspberry and Coconut Flapjacks by Hungry Jenny

Um, yes, they do contain sugar but the rest is all healthy ;-) They are very moreish and each bite is nicely textured with the mix of coconut, sesame seeds and juicy berry bits.

2 votes
Haddock and corn chowder with saffron

Haddock and corn chowder with saffron by Easy Cook - Laka kuharica

It is so easy and quick to make this creamy and light fish and corn chowder.

2 votes
Bacon and Broccoli Muffins

Bacon and Broccoli Muffins by Hungry Jenny

Moreish breakfast muffins (well for any time of day really) that are not that bad for you at all :-)

6 votes
Old-fashioned potted crab

Old-fashioned potted crab by Guest of winter

To pot crab was originally a short-term preserving method. Now it's a delicacy of crab meat, butter and herbs to serve as a spread.

3 votes
Cottage Pie

Cottage Pie by Reeni

This is a classic English one-dish meal that's layered in a casserole: beef first, followed by peas and corn, and then buttery garlic carrot mashed potatoes dolloped over top for the crust.

5 votes
Indecent chocolate cake

Indecent chocolate cake by Guest of winter

Food porn at its best… couldn’t be more chocolatey.

2 votes