It's Blue Monday, apparently the most depressing day of the year. It is a British thing. While Americans celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King on the third Monday of January, a 2005 promotional campaign for Sky Travel decided we needed to be reminded just how long … [Read more...] about Downton Abbey Serves Spotted Dick, Oh My!
Spotted Dick Recipe
The most famous recipe from Downton Season 5 is Spotted Dick, a lovely custard dessert with an unfortunate name. It first appeared in the 1849 cookbook The Modern Housewife written by Alexis Soyer, but meat based versions date back to the medieval era. What’s in a … [Read more...] about Sumptuous Spotted Dick