With the dark nights drawing and the temperature dropping, there is nothing better than a traditional winter warming casserole or stew to keep the chill at bay.
It’s often said that the backbone of British food is the wealth of its stews and casseroles. There are so many traditional recipes. and whether you want to cook from scratch or maybe cheat a little and save time with a delicious sauce, we have all the ingredients to ensure you serve a fine and tasty dish.
There is little difference between a casserole and a stew. A purist would say that a casserole goes in the oven, heating the dish from all directions, while a stew goes on the stovetop and is heated from the bottom.
Another point of difference is a casserole is the name of the pot used for cooking. It has become known as the cooking method as well. The two, however, are relatively interchangeable as the end result are very similar.
Whatever you call them, one thing is certain; these dishes are favorites for cold winter months!
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