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English recipes of long ago that have been saved and passed on from generation to generation.
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A compilation of recipes to have a British high tea in your home! Get out the pajamas and tea!

Trade in a traditional meal one night and have a British High Tea night: A compilation of recipes to have a British high tea in your home! Get out the pajamas and tea!

This is a good old fashion pasty that brings back fond memories of family holidays spent in Cornwall when I was growing up. In the 18th century it was a staple diet for working men, like Miners & Farm Workers,  across Cornwall because of its size & shape, which was easy to carry around, the pasty protecting the the wholesome food inside. The ultimate 'packed lunch' where everything is edible.  Although the recipe is many years old, first known reference is as far back as the 13th century…

Cornish Pasties

This is a good old fashion pasty that brings back fond memories of family holidays spent in Cornwall when I was growing up. In the century it was a staple diet for working men, like Miners & Farm Workers, across Cornwall because of its size & shape,

Classic Sandwich Fillings for Vintage High Tea Events and Elegant Tea Parties. Easy sandwich fillings used by professional caterers.

Classic High Tea Sandwiches Ideas and Fillings

BUFFET: Classic Sandwich Fillings for Vintage High Tea Events and Elegant Tea Parties. Easy sandwich fillings used by professional caterers.

How to make Clotted Cream for the Perfect Cream Tea - it takes very little effort and really just time to make thick, rich, velvety cream perfect for slathering on fresh scones with your favourite jam.

How to make Clotted Cream for the Perfect Cream Tea

How to make Clotted Cream for the Perfect Cream Tea - it takes very little effort and really just time to make thick, rich, velvety cream perfect for slathering on fresh scones with your favourite jam (Bake Treats Whipped Cream)

Fast rising German style sourdough Bread by Ye olde bread blogge

Fast rising German style sourdough bread

Homity Pie is a traditional British open vegetable pie.  Made with potatoes, onions, cheese, a hint of garlic and herbs - a perfect way to curb Hobbit hunger!

Reviving Old Fashioned Foods – Simply Fresh Ingredients & Low Food Miles

Homity Pie is a traditional British open vegetable pie. Made with potatoes, onions, cheese, a hint of garlic and herbs - a perfect way to curb Hobbit hunger!

No Christmas at Downton Abbey would be complete without plum pudding, as it is also known (somewhat confusingly, it does not contain any plums – this was a pre-Victorian word for raisins).

Downton Abbey Christmas Pudding with Brandy Butter Hard Sauce

Just the smell of this gingerbread loaf whilst its baking is redolent of when I was a little girl and staying at my grandparents old cottage..........and, it is so easy to make. Plus, there are not many ingredients to it and yet, it is the recipe I always turn to when I feel like real old-fashioned sticky gingerbread! My grandmother used to serve it in thick slices with butter; it nearly always appeared on the tea table at least once a week! This is also wonderful served up as a Pudding…

Easy Old Fashioned English Sticky Gingerbread Loaf

The Old Manor House Traditional Victorian Christmas Pudding. Photo by French Tart

The Old Manor House Traditional Victorian Christmas Pudding

I discovered this recipe in an old Victorian scrapbook that I bought in a second hand book shop; the original recipe dates back to and was the prized Christmas Pudding recipe of the Cook at a Manor House in the North of England.

Elle's Luca Designs / (formerly Elle's Kitchen): ※ Vintage Scan - Scone Recipe (1955)

※ TIME TO GET YOUR BRITISH ON! ※ Vintage English scone recipe butter = cup 1 lbs self raising flour = cups and 1 tbsp baking powder Use butter milk

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