A staple of the British diet, the Sunday roast brings warm memories of family time, unwinding during the orange and leaf strewn autumn days. There are many variations, with a cornucopia of ingredients available for selection – but what makes the perfect Sunday Roast?
Historically, the Great British roast dinner, harks back to the reign of King Henry VII where the royal guard would enjoy freshly roasted beef ritually on a Sunday after church – hence the affection term “Beefeater”. Since then, the classic dish, and all its’ variations has become a firm favourite with the masses. Whatever the combination, there are a few key components.