Lunch Archive

Ploughman’s Lunch

The origins of a ploughman’s lunch are in dispute. Although considered a classic British dish, the name seems to have originated in a 1960s marketing campaign designed to increase cheese sales. However, what is indisputable …

Ploughman’s Lunch Video

An exceedingly British pub lunch, the Ploughman’s Lunch is a simple dish to prepare which means it is important to use first-rate ingredients. Here is the full recipe…

Welsh Rarebit

Welsh rarebit is a fancier, runnier, more alcoholic version of grilled cheese. Originally known as Welsh rabbit, even though the dish was always meatless, it consists of a cooked cheese sauce, usually incorporating some form …

Cornish Pasty

The pasty is as ancient as England. Chaucer mentions pasties in the Canterbury Tales. The first thing you need to learn is how to say the word properly.  The “a” in pasty is pronounced as in the …

Coronation Chicken

Created to mark the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953, coronation chicken pays homage to Britain’s colonial past with its Indian flavors. Sultanas are commonly used in British cooking; the American equivalent is known …