This title features 160 classic recipes to celebrate England's great culinary history, with delicious dishes to represent the best of every county and region. It is a cook's tour of the finest local foods and home-grown ingredients, shown in more than 750 photographs, with easy-to-follow recipes and step-by-step instructions. You can discover the delights of the great English breakfast, the workman's meal of the Cornish pasty, the stately abundance of high tea and the unassailable family ritual of roast beef and Yorkshire pudding. You can try regional dishes such as Sussex Smokies, Lancashire Hotpot, Pan Haggerty, Bakewell Tart and Yorkshire Parkin. This stunning book celebrates the old and the new in English cuisine. It details the history of cooking and eating in England, the feasts and festivals, high days and holidays, eating habits and ingredients. It provides 160 recipes that bring together the best of regional and national specialities.
Breakfasts of bacon and eggs, lunchtime soups, fish recipes that exploit the best of England's fresh and sea waters, delicious main course meats and a wealth of wonderful desserts, puddings and sweet treats that the English love are all featured. Lavishly illustrated with inspirational photographs, this book will appeal to any lover of good, regional food.
Annette Yates co-runs the Taste Talk food consultancy, and has written many books. In her native Wales she is a keen supporter of food producers and farmers' markets.