Karen Burns-Booth is creative freelance food writer & blogger. Her love of seasonal food & recipes stems from her childhood observing her grandmother and mother’s cookery skills. A regular contributor in Country Kitchen magazine, she currently writes for numerous other publications, food, travel and tourism websites and has several recipes in print in compilation cookbooks. She is currently working on a Historical British Cookbook.

Latest Blog Posts

Cider and Onion Soup with Grilled Cheddar Croutons
Cider and Onion Soup with Grilled Cheddar Croutons
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Based on the classic French Onion soup, Karen's recipe has been lightened up and Anglicised by making it with English cider and Davidstow's Cheddar cheese from Cornwall.

Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Pie
Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Pie
By Karen Burns-Booth •

Looking for a hearty midweek meal that can easily be made in under an hour?  Try this family favourite chicken and mushroom pie.

All-In-One Roast Chicken Dinner
All-In-One Roast Chicken Dinner
By Karen Burns-Booth •

Next time the family are clamouring for a roast dinner on a Wednesday or a Thursday, why not give this easy recipe a whirl?

Eton Mess Tarts
Eton Mess Tarts
By Karen Burns-Booth •

Is Eton Mess a favourite summer dessert? How about a fruit flan?  Why not combine the two and make a tart, or should we say tarts?

Sweet Eve Strawberry Shortcake Stacks
Sweet Eve Strawberry Shortcake Stacks
By Karen Burns-Booth •

For a perfect taste of summer, try making these little stacks of buttery biscuits layered with cream and sliced fresh Sweet Eve strawberries.

Argentinean Picada
Argentinean Picada
By Karen Burns-Booth •

If you've got World Cup fever but are wondering what to snack on during the football, why not try Karen's Argentinean Picadas? 

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