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smoked haddock with rice

Smoked Haddock with Rice (Kedgeree – England)

This was originally an Indian dish that the English adopted. It can be served for brunch or supper.

4 hardboiled eggs
2 cups water
1 cup uncooked regular rice
1 teaspoon salt
1 pound smoked haddock or cod
1 large onion, chopped
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
Minced parsley

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shrewsbury cakes

Shrewsbury Cakes

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
2 eggs
Ground nutmeg (optional)

Stir together flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, cinnamon, and nutmeg; set aside. Beat butter with an electric mixer on high speed for 30 seconds...

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This gingerbread from England stores well in an airtight container at room temperature.

Makes one 8-inch square cake

3/4 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/8 teaspoon cloves
3/4 cup oatmeal
3/4 cup dark corn syrup
1/4 pound butter
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1 egg
1 tablespoon milk

Sift together the flour, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, ...

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shortbread with cumberland rum butter

Shortbread with Cumberland Rum Butter

1/2 cup unsalted butter (at room temperature)
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
Superfine sugar (for dusting)
1 cup unsalted butter
2 1/4 cups dark brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
1/3 cup dark Jamaican rum

Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.

In a large bowl beat the butter with a wooden spoon until it is soft, then continue beating while adding sugar then the f...

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traditional english tea scones

Traditional English Tea Scones

From the kitchen of Fionn D. – Scottsdale, Arizona

Your tea party will be a great hit with these wonderful scones!

8 ounces self-rising flour
1 1/2 ounces butter (at room temperature)
1/4 pint milk
1 1/2 tablespoons refined sugar
A pinch of salt
A little extra flour
2 ounces raisins (or more if you like lots of raisins)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Sift the flour into a ...

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