Delia Smith's braised red cabbage. I have been cooking this for years. My husband says it smells like the holidays.

Delia Smith's totally different Christmas recipes: Traditional braised red cabbage with apples

The lady herself...

Five decades of Delia Smith: Chef Marco Pierre White pays tribute to a legend

Born: June 1941 ~ Delia Smith CBE is an English cook and television presenter, known for teaching basic cookery skills in a no-nonsense style. She is the UK's best-selling cookery author, with more than 21 million copies sold.

Piedmont Roasted Peppers  by Delia Smith - these were delicious!

Piedmont Roasted Peppers

Piedmont Roasted Peppers - 1 pepper per person, 1 tomato, garlic, anchovies, olive oil

oven-baked risotto carbonara. I love stuff you can just thrown in and leave. From bbc food

Oven-baked risotto carbonara

Delia Smith Roast Stuffed Goose with Apples and Prunes in Armagnac

Delia Smith's totally different Christmas recipes: Roast stuffed goose with apples and prunes in Armagnac

Something completely different: Roast stuffed goose with apples and prunes in Armagnac makes for a decadent alternative to turkey

delia smith ginger cake

You can always rely on Delia to come up with the goods. The husband asked for a ginger cake to serve up at Cake Club (it’s a sorry tale, come back and read on when you’ve caught up!) But not any … Continue reading →

Recipe Delia Smith's Deep Lemon Tart - mydish

If you want to serve it warm you can prepare everything in advance - and pour the filling in just before you bake it.

Chicken Cacciatora Recipe on Yummly. @yummly #recipe

Menu of the month - September 2012 - Courgette Soup with Watercress and Pecorino Pesto - Chicken Cacciatora - Plum and Almond Buttermilk Cobbler

British recipes from chef Delia Smith


Delia's Chicken and Leek Pot Pie recipe. This is what I call comfort food - the kind of thing to make on a cold, grey winter's day. You can vary the vegetables if you like (I quite like it with mushrooms replacing half the leeks).

Luxury seafood pie with parmesan crust - Delia Smith via dailymail

Delia Smith's knockout Boxing Day recipes: Luxury seafood pie with a parmesan crust