Poor Mrs. Patmore. In S1E5, it was evident that her deteriotating eyesight was beginning to seriously impact her ability to perform the duties required of such a large household. If she told anyone she may lose her position and then where would she be? … [Read more...] about The Apple Charlotte That Should Have Been
An overview on what you need to know about Afternoon Tea. … [Read more...] about Downton Abbey Cooks Online Guide to Afternoon Tea
Clotted cream is an essential part of Afternoon Tea, served on scones. It is what the term “cream” in the legendary Cream Tea service refers to. Making your own clotted cream is really simple and Keto friendly. The goal is to coax the liquid from the cream. 2 methods one in … [Read more...] about Easy to Make Clotted Cream
The phrase "Imitation is the sincerest of flattery", is credited to Charles Caleb Colton, in Lacon: or, Many things in few words in 1820. Downton Abbey has certainly seen its share of tributes as well as parodies, such as Downton Arby's, Downton Sixby circulating on the web, … [Read more...] about “Life IS Downton Abbey”. What a gem..or is that muffin?
I had an interesting phone conversation with my aunt yesterday. She has been finding the recipes I share on this blog very hard to resist. It has been great fun showcasing some of the food of the Edwardian era, and finding ways to update them to suit a healthier lifestyle. I … [Read more...] about Raisin Redeeming Qualities of Edwardian Cookery: Real Food