Traditional English Dishes

7 Traditional English Dishes You Have To Try

You might not be able to travel to England, but you can cook these traditional English dishes in the comfort of your own home. These recipes are the ideal way to get a taste of the country even if you are thousands of miles away.

The recipes are simple to follow and feature ingredients that are commonly available all over the world. The dishes have been created by some of the world’s best food bloggers and work perfectly every single time. Make sure to bookmark the blogs and check out all their other wonderful recipes.

These traditional English dishes are wholesome, seriously tasty and can be made by cooks of all standards. Time to jump into the kitchen and get your apron on!

The Best Traditional English Dishes

1. Sausage Rolls

These easy rolls can be enjoyed as an appetiser, lunch or snack. In England you will find these on pretty much every street in the country, whether it’s a grocery store deli or cosy cafe.

Recipe created by Beth.

2. Fish and Chips

This recipe illustrates how to create this typically British dish using one of the cheaper fish on the market, tilapia. You could easily use or or haddock for something more luxurious.

Recipe created by Viella.

3. Bakewell Tart

Bakewell tart is a sweet shortcrust pastry shell filled with a layer of raspberry jam and frangipane and sprinkled with sliced almonds. This traditional British bake is the perfect treat with a cuppa tea!

Recipe created by Elizabeth.

4. Bangers and Mash

Home cooking cannot taste better than this! English bangers and mash, with perhaps the best onion gravy in the world and mustard mashed potatoes, make this dish the number one comfort food.

Recipe created by Jas.

Traditional English Dishes

5. Proper English Breakfast

When it comes to the most important meal of the day, the Brits have it down to a tee. Done properly, the full English Breakfast is one of the best dishes in the world!

Recipe created by Rick And Marc.

Traditional English Dishes

6. Strawberry English Scones

If you’ve never had a traditional British ‘Cream Tea’ you are missing out! English scones, smothered with red jam and clotted cream, ideally served with a pot of tea. One of the best, most quintessentially British, ways to spend a couple of hours in the afternoon.

Recipe created by Caroline.

Traditional English Dishes

7. Cottage Pie

This traditional cottage pie is made with a rich savoury beef mince and a layer of creamy mashed potato and cooked until golden brown. It is the perfect homemade comfort food that the whole family will love.

Recipe created by Sally.

Traditional English Dishes

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