It is the first week of January, 2012, and all of America (well, at least PBS fans) is anxiously awaiting the launch of Season 2 of the wildly popular period drama, Downton Abbey. Meanwhile, in the UK, Season 2 has already aired and Christmas brought the treat of a special … [Read more...] about For the Love of the Food of Downton Abbey
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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?
Downton Abbey fans across America (and Canada) were glued to their sets last night to watch the season finale of their favorite period drama on PBS. Many got into the spirit of the night and celebrated with friends and family, dressing up Downton and serving Downton dinner. A … [Read more...] about Downton Abbey Withdrawal? Everything Old is New Again
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