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This Side of the Pond

Notes from an Uprooted Englishwoman

This week’s column is brought to you at the request of a reader who came to visit the office last week and happened to mention a particular dish that he ate in the UK, but has never been able to make or find since his return. I promised my new friend that I’d tap into the expertise of my mother, who is something of an authority on this matter.

Steak and kidney pie has never been on my list of favorites, which is why I haven’t mentioned it before despite its status as the quintessential British entrée. Fortunately for those of us who aren’t big fans of offal, let me stress right off the bat tha...