Cuisine of the United Kingdom

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British cookery is sometimes regarded as a figure of fun but actually it ranks with the best cuisines in the world. British cooking, however, is not just traditional 'Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding'. It reflects and incorporates something from all the cultures and countries Britain has had contact with throughout her long history. Indeed British cooking has inspired many culinary traditions around the world. We hope this cookbook reflects the rich tradition of British cooking in its broadest sense.

Savoury Dishes

Puddings and Desserts

Cakes and Sweets

These should be accompanied with a nice cup of tea:

Notes and References

  • In Le Guide Culinaire, Auguste Escoffier includes several English dishes which belies the commonly-held belief that British cooking is universally despised. Mike Hayes 19:32, 18 August 2007 (UTC)
  • There is a BBC food website which is pretty good
  • There are some well-known UK dishes that aren't yet in this recipe book, including: faggot, spotted dick, chorley cakes, iced buns, Victoria sponge. If you have a recipe for any of these that you can publish under Wikibooks' open licensing, please feel free to add it!* Recipes* Recipes* Recipes* Recipes* Recipes