The average Briton can make 10 meals from scratch without having to look at a recipe, a survey suggests.
Spaghetti bolognese is the most popular dish, with 65% of people saying they know the recipe by heart.
Ten most widely known recipes
Spaghetti bolognese (65%)
Roast dinner (54%)
Chilli con carne (42%)
Cottage or shepherd's pie (38%)
Meat or fish stir fry (38%)
Beef casserole (34%)
Macaroni cheese (32%)
Toad in the hole (30%)
Meat, fish or vegetable curry (26%)
Rest of story at http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/8007
The only one of those I can't do without a recipe is toad in the hole, because I'm hopeless at remembering batter recipes. I suppose I could do it without a recipe if I used boxed mix. I'm a bit puzzled meatballs or tuna and potato patties didn't make the cut, but then again not every country has the love affair with rissoles that Australia does.