Although "English cooking" may seem like a oxymoron, they are still trying, bless 'em. Lately they've been digging up some old - really old - recipes.
Researchers wanted to compile a list of favourite foods that sustained our forebears and their influence on modern-day menus.No wonder Brits are so tough.
Top of the pot came nettle pudding, which was traced back 8,000 years.
Close behind were smokey stew, a combination of bacon and smoked fish; then a mixture of offal, fat and herbs called meat pudding followed by barley bread and roast hedgehog. [More]
Pass the hedgehog - AKA The Other Blue Meat.