Award winning blogger and former personal chef Marie Rayner shares 510 recipes to cover every meal from the famous "Full English" breakfast to late night treats of cake and biscuits. Every meal that could cross a traditional English plate is on offer, with modern favourites from around the British Isles and abroad making an appearance too. Every major holiday has its own recipes, including some that may surprise you.
You will find recipes for fry ups, lemon toast, custard creams, Bakewell scones, the ultimate chicken Caesar salad, ploughman's lunch, toad-in-the-hole, Lancashire hotpot, the perfect Sunday roast, Yorkshire pudding, bubble and squeak, sticky toffee pudding & more!
Marie also shares her years of experience in running a kitchen, with an entire chapter of Kitchen Wisdom to teach you the hints, tips and secrets behind making it all look (and feel) easy.
This book is perfect for the curious anglophile, people looking to connect with British heritage, and expats looking for a taste of nostalgia.
About the Author
Marie Rayner is the author of the award-winning blog The English Kitchen, where she aims to "debunk the myths of English cookery, one recipe at a time," with her unique North American spin. Canadian by birth, she moved to the UK in 2000. After her arrival, she worked as a personal chef for many years, before retiring in 2010. She was the recipient of the British Turkey Blogger of the Year Industry Award in 2012, and her blog sits consistently amongst the top cookery blogs in the country. Her work has been featured in multiple on-line and off-line magazines and articles, having also been featured in The Times and other publications. As well as cooking and writing about her culinary experiences, she is a keen artist, having written and illustrated several children's books, as well as greeting cards, rubber stamps, calendars, and other works of inspiration. She makes her home in Chester, UK, where she lives with her husband Todd and their much beloved English Cocker, Mitzie.