Recipes

Cherry Melon Salad with Cherry Mint Vinaigrette

Sweet, fresh cherries and ripe Tuscan melon with cherry/mint dressing make this summer salad a wonderful accompaniment to grilled meats and fish. Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 medium Tuscan melon or cantaloupe, seeds and skin removed 2 cups ripe cherries, pitted and sliced in half 2 tablespoons fresh mint, minced, plus mint sprigs for garnish 2 …

Entrees Recipes

Scottish Lamb Pie

Meat pies with hot-water crust are hearty and delicious. In the middle ages the crusts were thick and hard and not meant to be eaten, just a vessel for the filling. These crusts are tasty; don’t be frightened by the lard, it adds a flavor and texture that cannot be duplicated with butter or vegetable …

Biscotti & Desserts Recipes

Scottish Millionaire Bars

A decadent combination of buttery shortbread, soft caramel, and chocolate, these bars originated in Scotland and are so named because they are so rich.   INGREDIENTS For the shortbread crust: 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed 1 large egg yolk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 …

Breakfast Recipes

Toad in the Hole

Legend has it that the name Toad-in-the-Hole originates from the town of Alnmouth in Northumberland, U.K., where the local golf course was overrun with Natterjack toads. The chef at the local hotel devised a dish to commemorate this, baking sausages in batter to appear like toads poking their heads out of golf holes. We’ve updated the recipe …

Entrees Recipes

Halibut & Chips

These fish and chips use a traditional British beer batter. Cod or haddock can also be used. Serve with malt vinegar or tartar sauce. A classic side dish is mushy peas. INGREDIENTS For the halibut: 1/2 cup all-purpose flour (divided) 1/2 cup cornstarch 1 teaspoon baking powder Sea salt to taste Black pepper or red pepper …

Appetizers Recipes Tea Party

Stilton Gougére

These little puffs of deliciousness are nice as an appetizer or as part of an afternoon tea party. Serve with Stilton, chutney and a sparkling beverage. INGREDIENTS 2 large eggs 1 cup milk 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus more for tins 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon Controne Pepper Flakes by Michele Ferrante 1 …

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Pear Balsamic Chutney

The sweet and savory flavors of this chutney are the perfect complement to roasted pork tenderloin, grilled chicken. Spread it on sandwiches made with smoked turkey, or serve it with our Stilton Gougére. Makes ½ pint INGREDIENTS 2 ripe D’Anjou pears, peeled, cored, and roughly chopped 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive …