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Potato Peel Pie

In the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society book by Mary Ann Shaffer one of the members of the literary group comes up with a recipe for potato peel pie, which is served at the group's meetings.

Guernsey Biscuits

A Guernsey Biscuit isn’t a biscuit at all … it is savoury rather than sweet, and more like a bread roll than a biscuit

Ormer Casserole

Ormers - also known elsewhere as abalone - are a local seafood delicacy whose harvesting is strictly controlled to preserve stocks. They can only be collected on a handful of dates between January and April and so they are rarely seen in restaurants.

Guernsey Bean Jar

No two Bean Jar recipes are alike; there are even variations between the islands of the Bailiwick!

Guernsey Gâche Mélée

Gâche Mélée (pronounced Gosh Melar) is a traditional Guernsey apple dessert. It may sound similar to Guernsey gâche but they are very different. In Guernésiais, gâche mélée means cake mix.

Guernsey Gâche

Gâche (pronounced “gosh”) is a traditional Guernsey delicacy made with dried fruit. Like many traditional Guernsey recipes there is no definitive method to make gâche, this is simply one of the many variations.