Stodgy British Food – the recipes

Pitta Chip Butty

Reminders of the old Transport Cafe with some of this selection of stodgy British food recipes from the Experimental Chefs collection. Or consider the traditional Greasy Spoon Cafe too. Most have now closed but there are a few that still manage to keep going. A small selection for your eating…

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Bacon and Baked Beans

Bacon and Baked Beans

Some fried Bacon and Baked Beans makes for another excellent stodgy British dish. Add in mushroom and onion for more flavour. The option of some curry powder in there makes for something warmer. Serve alone which makes a tasty meal. Alternatively, add some bread or toast to make things a…

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Pitta Pockets

Sausage Stuffed Pitta

I think I was first introduced to pitta pockets in Leeds, UK in about 1980 after being out somewhere in the central area for a few beers. A few of us then head for a Greek Kebab place off the Headrow. Tricky choices for me because I was largely vegetarian…

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Baked Bean Boats

A recipe by Ian Dixon

Children can be very fussy eaters. They want anything as food except what is nutritious. Baked Bean Boats are both fun and nutritious. Serve with extra salad for a great lunch. Add some cooked chicken as well to make a filling dinner. Check out the notes at the bottom for…

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Sweet n Sour Chicken Jacket

Sweet n Sour Chicken Jacket

One good size baking potato can easily for the basis of a meal. This Sweet n Sour Chicken Jacket was no exception to that rule. Take some chicken roll, mushroom and sweet n sour sauce then us that to stuff a potato. It makes for a great meal. Serving some…

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