“Jolly Olde England” menu

Welcome to a taste of Jolly Olde England – at least the taste that I grew up with!  England has come a long way though as it now has wide & varied cuisines (suffering no longer under the image of grey well-done meat)!  England now has an enviable culinary reputation. Enjoy this healthy (and to some, delicious) taste of England…straight from my childhood days of plenty.

Tastebuds: Meet Our 4-Course “Jolly Olde England” menu

 Liver ‘n Onions

 Buttery Mashed Potatoes

 Mushy Minted Peas

 Cardamom Rice Pudding

“Jolly Olde England” main course demo

‘One take’ Cooking Videos so forgive any faux pas & yes I know that I talk too much at times!
PS: If you’re enjoying the ‘Menu Mood Music’, please remember to pause or mute it before watching this Main Course Demo—unless you’re really into multi-tasking!

“Jolly Olde England” recipes

This dessert takes time and a lot of stirring, but it’s worth the effort. I love the flavours that the spices add and the crunch of the pistachios add a nice crunchy texture to this dish!Kitchen...
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This recipe is a variation on mushy peas, a beloved British street food.Kitchen Confidence Rating Scale: Budget Rating Scale: Serves 8 (invite friends if you really don’t want to talk.)5...
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Simple light and fluffy mashed potatoes.Kitchen Confidence Rating Scale: Budget Rating Scale: 8 lb. Yukon gold potatoes (or Russet potatoes work too) 1 1/2 tablespoons sea salt 4 bay...
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Kitchen Confidence Rating Scale: Budget Rating Scale: Serves 4 = leftovers!2 pounds sliced beef liver 1 cup 2% milk 8 slices bacon, cut into ½ inch pieces 1/4 cup butter, divided 2...
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“Jolly Olde England” playlist

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Some music to get you in the mood!
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“Jolly Olde England” menu shopping list

BEGIN: Liver ‘n Onions.

  • 2 pounds sliced beef liver
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 8 slices bacon, cut into ½ inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup butter, divided
  • 2 large Vidalia onions, thinly sliced into rings
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup dry sherry
  • 1 tablespoon beef broth

FOLLOW: Buttery Mashed Potatoes.

  • 8 lb Yukon gold potatoes – can substitute with russet potatoes
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon sea salt
  • 4 bay leaves
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter (or less if you prefer)
  • 2 cups half and half or full 35% cream (or milk of you prefer)
  • ¼ cup cream cheese
  • 1/2 tablespoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter

FOLLOW: Mushy Minted Peas

  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes and softened
  • 4 handfuls fresh-podded peas (about 4 cups)
  • 1/3 cup fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley
  • 1 squeeze lemon juice
  • 1 ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper

FINISH: Cardamom Rice Pudding

  • 1/2 cup basmati rice
  • 8 cups milk (more may be needed, so have some spare milk in your fridge)
  • 2/3 cup sugar, raw if you have it
  • Pinch sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup shelled pistachios, coarsely chopped