Happy Valentine's Day whereever you live in the world, and belated greetings for those down-under who have already celebrated the day. My Tuesday posts are typically dedicated to Afternoon Tea, but consider adding this recipe as a sweet treat to your tea tray. I do offer a new … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Day features Mary, Matthew & a sparkly salted caramel truffle
When the Royals are in the spotlight, you can't help but wonder what they are eating. To the rescue is Eating Royally, Recipes and Remembrances from a Palace Kitchen. Written by Darren McGrady in 2007, he was a Chef to the Royal Family during the Diana years, … [Read more...] about The Royal’s Chocolate Biscuit Cake – Prince Harry’s Grooms Cake?
Charlotte Russe is a French chilled dessert made with ladyfingers, filled with a fruit flavored cream filling which has been set using gelatin, a favorite cooking ingredient of the Edwardians. My version cuts some of the fat by substituting half the whipping cream with yoghurt … [Read more...] about Individual Guiltless Strawberry Charlotte Russe
This dish was served to accompany the meat dishes served as part of the Fifth Course in 1st Class on Titanic. Mrs. Beeton, the great Victorian cookbook diva, was rumored to have advised that "you should cook carrots no less than 90 minutes". If you are planning your own … [Read more...] about Titanic’s Creamed Carrots
This was served as part of the Fifth Course in 1st Class on the Titanic, alongside lamb, duck and sirloin beef. Timbales are custard-like dishes of cheese, chicken, fish, or vegetables baked in a drum-shaped mold. This classic french vegetable dish is a delicious grown up way … [Read more...] about Titanic’s Minted Green Pea Timbales