Sweet-tart fresh blueberries are showcased in every bite of these light, fluffy scones accented with lemon zest.
A cross between a cookie, scone, and pancake, these intriguing treats are cooked on a griddle, not baked (despite its other name, Welsh bakestones). Martha's version is spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg and studded with dried currants and candied lemon peel.
Easy to make and charming in appearance, these tiny tarts are an ideal dinner-party dessert. The name is derived from the Scottish word for a "small cup."
Coddling is a gentle steaming method that yields a tender egg. The eggs are cooked individually in coddling cups-ceramic cups with screw-on lids available at kitchen-supply stores. Four-ounce baby-food jars can be used as well. Garnish with chopped herbs, onion, or cooked bacon.
Devils on Horseback
Don't let the sinister name throw you -- these bacon-wrapped dates couldn't be more delicious. Martha takes them to the next level by stuffing the dried fruit with pungent Stilton.
One of the most popular British puddings is spotted dick. The latter half of the phrase was a nineteenth-century British word for plain pudding; the spots are typically raisins, but we used dried currants. (The dessert also goes by spotted dog.) In this recipe, the time-honored suet (beef fat) is swapped for butter. Vanilla-specked creme anglaise is on top.
Here's an easy and healthy one-pot dinner with salmon fillets. Stateside there isn't much name recognition for kedgeree, but across the pond it is a beloved dish with Anglo-Indian roots. In this version, basmati rice steams with curry powder, onion, and garlic; halfway through, the salmon is nestled on top to cook with the rice. Garnish bowls with hard-cooked eggs, parsley, and paprika for a weeknight meal.
Rich Cream Scones
These scones get their light, flaky texture from the butter that is layered into the dough.