Our selection of English recipes includes some real gems.

With a bounty of regional, seasonal ingredients to choose from, St George’s Day is a lovely time to celebrate the best recipes from Newcastle to Penzance.

TOAD IN THE HOLE

Amazing crispy sausages and fluffy Yorkshire puds, Jamie’s version of this gorgeous recipe separates out the elements so you end up with a family-style, tear-and-share dish that makes everyone go “Oooh!”

LEIGH-ON-SEA SOLE

 “Being an Essex coast boy, a nice bit of Dover sole with the freshest seafood gets me every time”, Jamie explains. The English coastline has so much to offer, and this recipe is one of the best.

EMPIRE ROAST CHICKEN Sunday roast meets Friday night curry in this epic combination of two of the dishes us Brits love best. Plus, the epic homemade gravy and sizzling Bombay-style potatoes are just the best.

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BREAKFAST CRUMPIES

A heavenly cross between crumpets and Yorkshire puds, this recipe is Jamie’s own creation – lovely and crisp on the top and bottom, and knotty, chewy and bubbly inside.

QUEEN VICTORIA SPONGE

An afternoon tea staple, this Victoria sponge is all about precision sponge making, wonderful jam and gorgeous Jersey cream. You’ll be well-rewarded for just a little bit of effort.

CHARMING ECCLES CAKES

Dish up some perfectly baked Eccles cakes with a cup of tea for a truly English afternoon treat. Delicious!

For more tasty British recipes, check out the beautiful dishes from Jamie’s book Jamie’s Great Britain.