Titanic sank in the early hours of April 14, 1912. Titanoraks gather friends and pay homage to lives lost in a tragic accident, many hosting dinners serving foods from the last dinner. If you would like to host your own party, I hope to help by providing menus and recipes to … [Read more...] about Planning Your Titanic Tribute: 2nd Class Menu
The anniversary of the ill-fated voyage of Titanic is celebrated each April 14th. As a foodie who loves history, I see this milestone as a way to gather friends and pay homage to lives lost in a tragic accident. If you would like to host your own tribute event, there are … [Read more...] about Honoring the Passengers in Steerage: Titanic 3rd Class Menu
March 17th is Saint Patrick’s Day (aka St. Patrick’s Day, St. Paddy’s Day, St. Patty’s Day), a cultural and religious holiday which celebrates the life of Saint Patrick, who died on that date way back in the fifth century. Patrick has endured as the most commonly recognized … [Read more...] about St. Patrick’s Day is More than Just Green Beer
While I could eat pancakes every day of the year, they hold a special place on the calendar. Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Tuesday is a Christian celebration just before Lent which takes place on a different day each year leading up to Easter. Shrove is the past tense of shrive, … [Read more...] about Why do we have Pancakes on Shrove Tuesday?
Even if you have a beloved to share Valentine's Day with, you can always get mileage out of the day with Galentines festivities. It can be quick and easy to pull together an event for Downton fans, namely an afternoon tea. British cuisine has endured a great deal of bad press, … [Read more...] about Galentine’s Day Tea Party