Dish Up: British Chefs and Food


Ready to get in the kitchen and cook up some British food? Gordon Ramsayopens a new window, the famous foul-mouthed chef, who also has six Michelin stars, is currently on FOX's Masterchef Junioropens a new windowJamie Oliveropens a new window burst on to the American television scene in 2011 with Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution (ABC)opens a new window to promote healthy eating and reduce childhood obesityopens a new window. You might know Mary Berryopens a new window and Paul Hollywoodopens a new window from The Great British Baking Show (PBS)opens a new window; catch up on previous seasonsopens a new window after you watch the royal wedding. 

Drool over British Bake Off (as the Great British Baking Show is called in the U.K.) winner Nadiya's British Food Adventure latest cookbook. Pretend you're in Edwardian England alongside Downton Abbey cook Mrs. Patmore in The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook (and ready about the kitchen maid's memoiropens a new window that inspired the series). Learn about how the history of British's food in twenty meals and how it affected the world in The Taste of Empire. Did you know Cadbury chocolate is British and there was Chocolate Wars between the Cadburys and the Hersheys? And don't forget India Food & Cooking; India was under British rule until 1947.




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