Top 10 dishes of British cuisine that are worth of trying

British national cuisine, without exaggeration, is one of the most conservative in the world. At the same time, it is much more diverse and interesting than we used to think about it. Therefore, we present the top 10 most popular dishes of British cuisine.

10. Bakewell Tart. Tart Bakewell is a traditional British pastry made from cookie dough with a layer of jam and almond biscuit. There is even a legend associated with this dessert. It says that one maid had misunderstood the directions of her mistress and added an almond biscuit to a plain jam tart. They say that this dish became popular in the 19th century.

9. Pork pie. The homeland of this pie is England, Melton-Mowbray. Melton-Mowbray is located in Leicestershire county, where in the 1830s the manufacture and sale of famous pork cakes began. These wonderful pies, invented by fox hunters, are an excellent appetizer from tender pork in a crispy dense dough. Melton cake is eaten it (the pie) is cold with pickled vegetables.

8. Kedgeree. Kedgeree is an English dish based on a traditional Indian recipe. The British colonialists adapted it as breakfast containing fish. However, this dish is perfect for lunch or dinner. The dish usually consists of fish, boiled rice, parsley, hard-boiled eggs, curry, butter, cream and raisins. Recipes can vary depending on the area.

7. Custard tart. So, Custard is a milk condensed with egg yolks (or cream), which can be used as sauce or as basis for other, more complex dishes: desserts, mousses, soufflé, puddings and creams. Custard is widely used in the cooking of pies with baked cream and tartlets.

6. Yorkshire pudding. In the usual sense, pudding is sweet dessert, but the English decided to step away from this rule and brought to their kitchen a wonderful dish, which was called Yorkshire pudding. The name itself, dessert received in honor of the Yorkshire county, in northern England. Yorkshire pudding is a kind of bun, which has crispy crust and delicate filling, salty taste. That's why Yorkshire pudding perfectly blend in with meat dishes.

5. Dried mutton (Reestit mutton). Dried-jerky mutton is a very nutritious product, which, if properly packed, can be stored for a very long time. This dish is a delicacy in the Shetland Islands. Along with stew, homemade dried meat is good for storage for emergency situations. One piece of such dried jerky meat is enough for half of a day. Meat gradually and slowly will be digested, you will not feel hungry but will be full of energy.

4. Smoked herring (Kippers). Smoked herring is a very popular dish. The English traditionally serve it with fried eggs, olives and cucumbers for breakfast. The fish`s head is removed, fish itself is cut along the gut, salted and is either dried or cold smoked. As a result of this treatment, all valuable and useful properties of the product remain, and it turns out delicious and conveys all the characteristic features of a particular fish.

3. Fish and French fries (Fish and Chips). This dish is probably the most "typical" for Britain. It appeared in 1860. Appetizing combination of deep-fried potatoes and fish in batter takes one of the most important places in traditional British cuisine. In recent decades, working Englishmen spend less time in the kitchen, preferring to eat in pubs or to buy ready-made food on their way home. Traditionally, cod or other varieties of white fish such as haddock, saithe, shark-katran are used for cooking.

2. Mince pies. English pies - mince pies - are made from buttery cookie dough with spicy stuffing, which includes fat, dried fruits, nuts and spices. They are baked for Christmas along with pudding and roast beef, thus making up the traditional triad of a festive meal. Once, the stuffing for pies was made from meat, fish or poultry and eggs. Dried fruits and spices were also added, but only as secondary ingredients. Over time, beef fat has replaced beef, and today mince pie is known as pies with a mix of dried and candied fruits, nuts, apples, spices and cognac or rum.

1. Haggis. Haggis is the most famous national Scottish dish from mutton giblets (heart, liver and lungs), chopped with onions, oatmeal, lard, seasonings and salt, and boiled in a sheep`s stomach. Externally, the dish looks like stuffed guts of animals or homemade sausage. When it is fresh, the haggis looks, as it was already said, not very attractive. A sort of a very thick sausage bandaged on both sides, stuffed with sheep's giblets, onions, lard, seasonings and other things. The earliest mentions of haggis in the Scottish sources date back to 1747.

Read other news here

top_ten dishes British_cuisine
If you notice an error, highlight the text you want and press Ctrl + Enter to report it to the editor
11 views in august
I recommend
No recommendations yet

Comments

Comments are designed to communicate and discuss the features of an enterprise or event, as well as to find out the interesting questions on it.

Society
Local Democracy Reporter - Bexley, Bromley & Greenwich A community group has pledged to fight council proposals that would “squeeze monster towers” into Bromley town centre. Bromley Council is consulting with residents on its Town Centre Masterplan, which sets out the vision for more than 1,200 homes, shops and community spaces. The council is asking for feedback on ideas for the heart of itsmasterplan site, which extendsalong the west side of the High Str...
Society
A group of fundraisers who organise projects to enhance their community hosted students from around the world in an exchange programme. In July, The Rotary Club of Northwick Park played host to the London Youth Exchange Camp 2018. Students from several countries including Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Romania, Spain, Taiwan and Turkey were accommodated. A spokesperson for the club said the students were in the U...
Society
Police have revealed the movements of a car driven by a suspected terrorist who mowed down pedestrians and cyclists outside Parliament. Three people were injured when a silver Ford Fiesta veered across a busy road shortly after 7.30am on Tuesday before crashing into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament  - writes standard.co.uk Scotland Yard has revealed the vehicle, which has the registration number FL10 CWZ and is privately owned, was driven...
Incidents
A young Kitchener diver who hoped to compete in the Olympics died Sunday at private music festival near Port Burwell. Colton James (C.J.) Moore, 24, died near the end of the Playground 2018 festival held at Otter River Farms, a private property off McQuiggan Line in the Municipality of Bayham with camping and cabins. Moore died in an apparent drowning, festival organizers said in Facebook post. Moore was a bio medical engineering student at the University...
Crime
London police are once again appealing to the pubic for help identifying a suspect in an armed robbery at an east-end convenience store a month ago. Police say a man walked into a mini-mart at 750 Lorne Ave., near English Street, July 15 and demanded money and items from the cashier. The man left the store and got in the passenger side of a dark coloured pickup truck. He made off with an undisclosed amount of cash and property, police said. Police say the...
Society
Weather Grey clouds will dominate today as temperatures keep to the low twenties. The sun may peak through the overcast skies later on. Traffic On the M25, one lane is closed due to emergency repairs clockwise between J26 A121 Honey Lane (Waltham Abbey) and J27 M11 J6. Lane four is closed after a vehicle went through the central reservation barrier on Saturday evening. Anticlockwise is running with four narrow lanes whilst repairs continue. North of Wood G...
Crime
A 48-year-old man is dead and a London man is in custody after a suspected hit-and-run in west-end Toronto late Monday. Police were called to the scene — near Lake Shore Boulevard West and Islington Avenue— for reports of a personal injury collision at 11 p.m. They say officers found the 48-year-old man with life-threatening injuries at the scene, adding he had an undisclosed altercation with the suspect. The 48-year-old man later died in hospital. Police...
Society
The father of a three-year-old girl attacked by a fox in her bed has told how she was left petrified by her ordeal. Heidi Cooper screamed when she woke to find the fox biting her arm after it had sneaked in through an open back door at the south-east London home - writes standard.co.uk Her parents were watching TV in the sitting room with their four-month-old baby when they heard her screams of panic. Father George Cooper, 37, a taxi driver, raced to her r...
Sports
Some time next year London city hall will publish its 10-year parks and recreation master plan — and one of the possible projects discussed will be a downtown stadium. Now, that doesn’t mean it’s going to happen in 10 years, or ever for that matter. What it does mean if the item appears in the long-term master plan for the city is that the pros and cons of a stadium will be discussed - writes lfpress.com But the fact that a small stadium of not-yet-determi...