Every episode of Downton Abbey is laid out much like the elegant dinners that the Crawleys share with their guests. Many different courses and layering of flavours that is always a treat for the eyes. While food plays a role in each episode, it is mostly a supporting player. … [Read more...] about Downton’s Infamous Raspberry Meringue Pudding
Downton Abbey viewing party
The 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titantic is approaching on April 14, 2012. As a professional marketer who loves a great promotion, I will bet that this year will see a flurry of fabulous events hosted in cities around the world. As a foodie I see it as another way … [Read more...] about Planning your Titantic Tribute: 1st Class Menu
The moment that so many PBS viewers have been waiting for is coming this Sunday: the Christmas Episode. If you still haven't taken down your Christmas decorations, this is your one last chance (seriously, take them down) to be in fashion.I was in my kitchen yesterday working on … [Read more...] about Hosting a Downton Abbey Viewing Party? What About the (Eton) Mess?
Welcome to Tea Tuesday, my weekly tribute to the art of having tea. As Henry James once said: “There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.” I host Tea Tuesday each week, a virtual tea party which was inspired by … [Read more...] about Tea Tuesday: Stilton and Fig Tarts for Your Tea or Emmy Table
The heat outside, combined with Olympic coverage this week, is motivating many of us to lighter meals. We are even less motivated to cook at all, so I thought this might be a great time to channel not only your inner artist, but Edwardian cook. If you can boil water you should … [Read more...] about Channel Your Inner Edwardian Artist with Jello