Category Archives: In an English Country Kitchen

Cottage cuisine at it’s best, whether we are talking about a large family roast or cake baking for the local fund raiser, no culinary school required here, Just good wholesome, memory making food that is served around the large cottage kitchen table to and for all who call…Hungry? pull up a chair and get stuck in. Helpful tips and pics of goodies our Mums and grandmothers used to make all prepared with family in mind.
Written by guest writer Ian Whitehall exclusively for Little Brit More!

Easy like a Sunday morning

img_5190.jpgI love baking on Sunday morning. Here are some photos of just a few of the tasty treats that come from my kitchen.

Quail with bourbon glaze



Blueberry sour cream pound cake

IMG_0236.JPGHere’s my recipe for a delicious blueberry sour cream pound cake.

 

English Pork Pies

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Having a day of cooking to remind me of home!

Nutella bread… kind of…

IMG_0104.JPGI used an enriched dough that I made from scratch. Brioche or Danish is good. Layered with Nutella, egg washed and sprinkled with Demerara sugar, cinnamon and sliced almonds. I think if I made it again, I would layer it with julienne of pears and marzipan, plus some chocolate. Was it good? No idea. Sent it to work for hubby to put in the break room. It was gone before ten so I guess so.

Drunken pear and frangipane tart

IMG_0159.JPGJust took this wonderful drunk pear and frangipane tarts from the oven. Mmmm…

Getting back on the wagon. Food for thought and well being.

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Fresh figs with Gorgonzola and pecans for lunch.
Bison burger with wilted spinach and onions for supper with raspberry and pineapple smoothie ( not shown) I gulped that one down!

Better than eating out!

20140528-085736-32256749.jpgAfter a hard day in the yard… a quick 15 minute supper! Pork with apples and blackberries, wilted spinach with Gorgonzola, glazed carrots and baby new potatoes. Just for hubby, and I had salmon.

Easter Bread

20140419-103220.jpgA gift from an associate. Brought back some really nice memories of Easter back home and the effort put into such occasions. Beautiful. Thank you Thomas Williams and your amazing girls!

Pork with cranberries, apples, blackberries and raspberry balsamic sauce!

Quick supper on a cold evening

We had pork chops last night that I made with some cranberry relish, added blackberries and raspberry balsamic  and reduced it to a glaze…pushed it through the sieve to make a smooth sauce…I had the tiniest piece of pork but the glaze over my veggies…mmm mm good! If you need something healthy and fast this is it!