Celebrate the best of British

Celebrate the best of British


Indulge in British food! Seek out in-season fruits and vegetables, quality British meat and some of our country's fabulous cheeses and dairy produce when you are out shopping and use these to create delicious meals at home. What about trying some of our most traditional dishes, such as Shepherd's Pie or Apple Crumble, and giving them a modern twist?!

If you have children, consider involving them in the preparation of the meal - British Food Fortnight is a great opportunity to teach them a few cooking skills as well as an appreciation of the pleasures and health benefits of eating good food.

There are lots of recipe ideas for you to try. Follow the Recipe menu options to find the one that tempts you most!

Apple and Celeriac Soup PDF Print E-mail

Celeriac makes lovely soups with a rich texture and good flavour. If you are preparing the celeriac in advance, put the cubes in a bowl of water with some lemon juice to prevent browning.

Recipe ideas from the National Trust.

2 onions, peeled and chopped
1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
1kg celeriac, peeled and cubed
4 coxes apples, cored and grated
1 litre vegetable stock
1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped
2 tablespoons sunflower oil
Salt and pepper

Heat the oil in a large pan and add the onions and the garlic.

Cook for 5 minutes until starting to soften.

Add the celeriac and apple and cook for another 3-4 minutes.

Add the stock and bring to the boil.

Simmer for 15-20 minutes until the vegetables are tender.

Season well.

Liquidise the soup and stir in the parsley.