Dish Up: British Chefs and Food

Ready to get in the kitchen and cook up some British food? Gordon Ramsay, the famous foul-mouthed chef, who also has six Michelin stars, is currently on FOX's Masterchef JuniorJamie Oliver burst on to the American television scene in 2011 with Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution (ABC) to promote healthy eating and reduce childhood obesity. You might know Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood from The Great British Baking Show (PBS); catch up on previous seasons 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 memoir 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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