Traditional English food recipes are easy to make whether you're a kid or an adult.
The English love their fish and chips. An easy batter is the key to success.
Ye Ole English Fish and Chips
2 pounds cod fillets (thawed if frozen)
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder
1 cup water
2 medium potatoes, washed and peeled
In a large bowl combine flour, salt, baking powder and water and mix until smooth. Make your batter the night before and refrigerate overnight.
Cut potatoes into thin circles like cottage fries and place in a pot of boiling hot water and cook for only a few minutes (they must still be firm).
Drain and let potatoes cool.
Dust fish fillets in flour and shake off excess. Dip each fillet one at a time in your batter, letting excess batter drip off.
Deep fry fillets a few at a time. Drain fish on paper towels.
Once all the fish is cooked, add potatoes to the pan and fry. The potatoes will "soak" up the fish flavor and make it extra delicious. Serve fish and chips while hot.
The English have been boiling meat and vegetables together for thousands of years. This traditional stew recipe will warm you up on a cold day.
Slow Cook English Stew
1 pound stewing steak
2 cups water
1 can butter beans, drained
2 stalks celery
1 brown onion
2 sprigs of thyme
6 bay leaves
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
salt and pepper
Wash and peel vegetables. Chop into bite sized pieces. Toss steak in flour and place in crock pot. Toss vegetables in four and add to crock pot. Add water to crock pot. Add thyme, bay leaves, Worcestershire sauce and salt and pepper to pot. Slow cook for 90 minutes. Meat should be very soft and tender. Add butter beans. Serve with mashed potatoes and gravy.
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