Category Archives: English recipes

English Soft-boiled Eggs – An Easy Recipe

My English husband’s favorite breakfast consists of two soft-boiled eggs with slices of buttered toast on a warm plate. Adding crispy slices of bacon or sausages round out this savory British breakfast. Egg cups and egg cozies to keep the … Continue reading

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Have a Crumpet and Tea

One wedding anniversary I’ll never forget. On a beautiful summer day, my husband and I set sail aboard the SS Princess Marguerite II, a 1948 Scottish-built steamship owned by the B.C. Steamship Company, taking tourists from Seattle, Washington to Victoria, … Continue reading

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Sharing God’s Heart

If God is love, then why not share His love with others in a sweet way on Valentine’s Day? My recipe for Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Hearts from Special Teas by M. Dalton King might be one way to give your … Continue reading

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Anyone for a Lemon Tart?

Of all English tea desserts like scones, sticky toffee pudding, and trifle, the lemon tart is my favorite.

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Shepherd’s Pie or Cottage Pie?

If you know anyone from the United Kingdom, you are destined to discover a savory pie made with minced meat and vegetables, topped with mashed potatoes. This tasty meal is often accompanied by peas, a fresh green salad, and rolls. … Continue reading

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What’s a Cornish Pasty?

Mission trips to Cornwall, England, led me to discover one of my favorite English foods, the Cornish pasty. From residents in St. Ives, I learned the turnovers were often made with two equal-sized fillings in one pasty: a savory meat … Continue reading

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Savory Sausage Rolls

These mild English sausage rolls are a favorite in my family. The meat-filled pastries are served at afternoon tea, British meals, and as hors d’oeuvres. My husband enjoys eating them with pickled onions, dipped in English mustard and Worcestershire sauce, … Continue reading

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Sticky Toffee Pudding

  England is famous for its toffee! Imagine tasting a moist cake filled with dates and drenched in caramel sauce, served warm and topped with whipped cream. It is on many restaurant menus in the old country, especially in the Lake District … Continue reading

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English Trifle

My first date with my husband was inner tubing in the snow at Mt. Rainier in Washington State on New Year’s Day. Each of us brought sandwiches, but my future English mother-in-law insisted he share the family’s holiday Trifle with … Continue reading

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Scones & More

One of the most popular tearoom desserts is a scone served warm with butter, jam, and whipped cream. As an alternative, I’d like to share my English friend’s microwave recipe for lemon curd. I invite you to sip a cup of … Continue reading

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