Some of our favorite dishes in America hail from England, and is it any wonder? From fish and chips and savory meat pies, to heavenly trifle and sweet scones, English cuisine rings our favorite culinary bells.See Popular English Cuisine Recipes
This indulgent staple on the British holiday table is served fresh from the oven, crispy on the outside and soft on the inside.
Eton Mess is a lightly sweet, old-fashioned British dessert made by blending whipped cream with freshly crushed berries and crisp meringue. As a shortcut, use store-bought meringues instead of homemade.
Trifles, a timeless English dessert, usually consist of cake cubes soaked with brandy, rum, or liqueur and layered with jam and custard. This version, from 1974 version, has crushed fresh fruit for the jam and a rich vanilla pudding for the custard. Assemble and refrigerate the trifle a day before serving so the pudding, berries, and liqueur have time to flavor the cake. This beautiful cake makes 12 servings.
Swapping Greek yogurt for the heavy cream and sugar traditionally found in this British dessert makes for a healthier version.
After baking flaky squares of puff pastry, Melissa Rubel Jacobson tops them with sweet fig preserves and pungent blue cheese.
These nibble-size scones are easy to mix for a quick breakfast or brunch. Before baking, brush with buttermilk and sprinkle with coarse sugar for extra sweetness in the recipe.
These flavored scones pair well with brunch egg casserole or a main dish lunch salad.
These scones have a fine, tender crumb because of the cake flour and lack of kneading. The dusting of cinnamon sugar complements the tartness of the cherries.
Surprise your family with these delicious yet easy, coffee-shop style scones for a perfectly sweet, perfectly easy treat any time of day.
Try this spicy carrot scone recipe from Betty Crocker.
Mmm! Warm spicy homemade scones are kissed with a lemon glaze! Treat yourself to easy-to-make sweets.
F&W's Emily Kaiser, who co-authored The Harney & Sons Guide to Tea, pairs her clever tea sandwiches with spicy Indian chai, like the 500 Mile Chai ($9.50 for 4 ounces; taooftea.com).
Here's a fruity treat for a special brunch or any time you're in need of a sweet start to the day.
The chocolate scones are like dessert. You can also make a fruit scone, which is great for breakfast.
Tender and slightly sweet, these treats are perfect for afternoon tea or for breakfast. Serve with softly whipped and sweetened whipping cream.