The Sunday roast has to be the pinnacle of eating in England. From the first delicious aromas wafting out of the kitchen to sitting down to a plateful of crisp flavourful meat and all the trimmings. Well this is surely heaven!
Travelling around England, the various breeds of livestock bring diverse flavours such as the famous Norfolk Bronze turkeys much favoured for Christmas, or roast leg of Herdwick Lamb, an upland breed that has its own specific flavour. As for pork, this varies with breed and cut. Try roast belly pork from Somerset cooked in local cider with caramelised apples, or melting Tamworth pork with brandy and cream.
This collection of recipes showcases the finest ingredients and techniques to help you create a sensational and diverse range of traditional roasts.