Corned Beef Pie

Hedgehog Cooking

This is a variation on what we in the UK tend to call Corned Beef Hash. This is made in the form of a shortcrust pastry pie. My Grand Mother would make this every time that we came to visit as part of the Sunday teatime buffet. She would serve…

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Beef Stew and Dumplings

A recipe by Ian Dixon

Though often seen as a winter warmer, Beef Stew can be enjoyed all year round. Turn it into Beef Stew and Dumplings to make for a more than filling meal. Make as Beef Casserole in the oven instead and get crispy-topped dumplings. Vary the herbs for a more experimental flavour.…

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Burger, Chips and Baked Beans

Burger, Chips and Baked Beans

More of the Stodgy British Food series. This time it is burger, chips and baked beans. Something that is easy to prepare from food that you may already have in the house. It’s a good choice for a quick meal at any time of the year. Plus, if appetites are…

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Burger, Roasties and Brussels

Burger, Roasties and Brussels

I am a big fan of Brussels Sprouts and I do find myself eating them a lot. To explain the recipe title is quite easy even if it may not be immediately obvious. Burger, Roasties and Brussels refers to the main ingredients. Beefburger is the obvious one. Brussels is, of…

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Chilli Beef and Beansprout Stirfry

The oven and the hob in the kitchen

A Chilli Beef and Beansprout Stirfry should really be served with rice rather than roast potatoes. We like to be different here at Experimental Chefs though so we decided to make it with rosemary roasted potatoes. It makes for a different taste and that is part of the fun of eating…

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Minced Beef and Onions

Soup cooking

The US is already confused because they would call this Ground Beef and Onions but, here in the UK, it is called Minced Beef and Onions. It was a staple dish that my mother would frequently serve at lunchtime when us kids were off school. Back in those days, the…

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