The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook


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The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook presents over 100 recipes that showcase the cookery and customs of the Crawley household—from upstairs dinner party centerpieces to downstairs puddings and pies—and bring an authentic slice of Downton Abbey to modern kitchens and Downton fans. Whether adapted from original recipes of the period, replicated as seen or alluded to on screen, or typical of the time, all the recipes reflect the influences found on the Downton Abbey tables. Food historian Annie Gray gives a rich and fascinating insight into the background of the dishes that were popular between 1912 and 1926, when Downton Abbey is set —a period of tremendous change and conflict, as well as culinary development. With a foreword by Gareth Neame, executive producer and co-creator of Downton Abbey, and featuring over 100 stunning color photographs, The Downton Abbey Cookbook also includes a special section on hosting Downton-themed dinner parties and presents stills from across the TV series as well as the latest film. Notes on the etiquette and customs of the times, quotes from the characters, and descriptions of the scenes in which the foods appear provide vivid context for the dishes. The recipes are grouped by occasion, which include breakfast; luncheons and suppers; afternoon tea and garden parties; picnics, shoots and race meets; festivities; upstairs dinner; downstairs dinner; downstairs supper and tea; and the still room. From the upstairs menu: Cornish Pasties Sausage Rolls Oysters au Gratin Chicken Vol-au-Vents Cucumber Soup Soul a la Florentine Salmon Mousse Quail and Watercress Charlotte Russe From the downstairs menu: Toad-in-the-Hole Beef Stew with Dumplings Steak and Kidney Pie Cauliflower Cheese Rice Pudding Jam and Custard Tarts Gingerbread Cake Summer Pudding With these and more historic recipes—compelling to a contemporary palate and easy to replicate in today’s kitchens—savor the rich traditions and flavors of Downton Abbey without end.

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Author by Annie Gray
Genre eBook Cooking
Read Book 272
ISBN Number 9781681883694

The Official Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea Cookbook


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This elegant cookbook captures the essence of teatime at Downton Abbey with classic recipes for sweets and savories, etiquette notes, tea service knowhow, and lavish imagery to recreate this British tradition. Afternoon tea is a revered and treasured English tradition—and no one knows better how to prepare and enjoy a proper tea than the residents of Downton Abbey. With this alluring and vibrant cookbook, fans of the PBS series and anglophiles alike can stage every stylish element of this cultural staple of British society at home. Spanning sweet and savory classics—like Battenberg Cake, Bakewell Tart, toffee puddings, cream scones, and tea sandwiches—the recipes capture the quintessential delicacies of the time, and the proper way to serve them. This charming cookbook also features a detailed narrative history and extols the proper decorum for teatime service, from tea gowns and tearooms to preparing and serving tea. Gorgeous food photographs, lifestyle stills from the television series and recent movie, and character quotes bring the characters of Downton Abbey—and this rich tradition—to life in contemporary times.

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Author by Downton Abbey
Genre eBook Cooking
Read Book 144
ISBN Number 1681885034

The Official Downton Abbey Cocktail Book


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Timed to coincide with the much anticipated Downton Abbey movie, this enticing collection of cocktails celebrates the characters, customs, and drinking way of life at Downton Abbey. Cocktails were introduced in the drawing rooms of Downton Abbey in the 1920s, when US prohibition inspired the insurgence and popularity of American-style bars and bartenders in Britain. This well-curated selection of recipes is organized by the rooms in the Abbey in which the drinks were served and spans everyday sips to party drinks plus hangover helpers and more. In addition to classic concoctions like a Mint Julep, Prince of Wales Punch, and Ginger Beer, this collection features character-specific variations such as Downton Heir, Turkish Attaché, The Valet, and The Chauffeur. The recipes reflect drinks concocted and served upstairs and down, as well as libations from village fairs, cocktail parties, and restaurant menus typical of the time. Features 40+ color photographs, including drink images photographed on the set of Downton Abbey.

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Author by Downton Abbey
Genre eBook Cooking
Read Book 144
ISBN Number 9781681889986

The Official Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea Cookbook


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In official partnership with Downton Abbey and with over 150 stunning photographs featuring stills from across the series and right up to the latest film release, this collection of 70 delicious tea recipes is a lavish celebration of the elegant institution of afternoon tea. With a foreword by Gareth Neame, executive producer of Downton Abbey, this carefully curated selection of tea recipes spans the world of Downton, from intimate afternoon tea taken in the drawing-room to glamorous tea parties in the garden, covering different types of tea, curds, preserves and creams, as well as classic recipes and serving suggestions for accompaniments such as scones and biscuits, cakes and tarts, sandwiches and savoury bites. With a brief history of tea at Downton Abbey and guide to the etiquette and decorum for afternoon tea, the book is and full of photographs and quotes from Downton characters, so you can recreate the rich traditions and flavours of Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea time and time again.

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Author by Gareth Neame
Genre eBook Afternoon teas
Read Book 144
ISBN Number 0711258937

The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook Revised Edition


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The only collection of recipes good enough for the Crawley family to eat! Eat like one of the Crawley family. Host an elegant afternoon tea. Treat guests to lavish six-course dinners. With this collection of delicacies inspired by Emmy Award–winning series Downton Abbey, you will feel as sophisticated and poised as the men and women of Downton when you prepare these upstairs and downstairs favorites from eras new and old. Each dish finds its roots within the kitchen of the grand estate, including: Velvety Cream of Mushroom Soup Baked and Buttery Balsamic Asparagus with Sea Salt Crispy Roast Duck with Blackberry Sauce Creamless Steak au Poivre Upper-Class Fruit Salad Complete with fifteen brand-new recipes from the Roaring Twenties, you will love indulging in the splendors of another era with the snacks, entrees, and desserts from this masterpiece of a cookbook.

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Author by Emily Ansara Baines
Genre eBook Cooking
Read Book 272
ISBN Number 9781440582929

The Official Downton Abbey Christmas Cookbook


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This elegant coffee table cookbook highlights the luxe and elegance of the Christmas at Downton Abbey and features a collection of traditional British holiday recipes, from appetizers to desserts, that were popular during the Edwardian period. Take a seat at the Christmas table of Downton Abbey, the historic British estate at the heart of the popular PBS series. Downton fans will appreciate this enticing collection of classic British holiday recipes from the Edwardian era, evocative narratives about Christmas traditions, and seasonal anecdotes from the award-winning series. Colorful photographs of finished dishes, fan-favorite moments from the Christmas episodes, and excerpts of character quotes bring the spirit of the holidays to life.

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Author by Regula Ysewijn
Genre eBook Cooking
Read Book 240
ISBN Number 1681885352

Christmas At Highclere


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Highclere Castle, known as 'the real Downton Abbey', bustles with activity at the best of times, but it is never more alive than at Christmas. Christmas at Highclere is a look behind the scenes at the routines and rituals that make the castle the most magical place to be throughout the festive season. Lady Carnarvon will guide you through Advent, Christmas preparations and Christmas Eve all the way through to the day itself, and beyond. Learn how the castle and grounds are transformed by decorations, including the raising of a twenty-foot tree in the saloon, the gathering of holly and mistletoe from the grounds. All the intricacies of the perfect traditional Christmas are here: from crackers and carol singers. The festive feeling is carried through to Highclere's Boxing Day traditions, the restorative middle days and the New Year's Eve celebrations. This book also tells the story of historic Christmases at Highclere – of distinguished guests warming themselves by the fire after a long journeys home through the snow, unexpected knocks on the door, and, always, the joy of bringing family – and staff – together after a busy year. As well as telling the stories of Highclere Christmases past and present, Lady Carnarvon provides recipes, tips and inspiration from her kitchen so that readers can bring a quintessentially British festive spirit to their own home. Lady Carnarvon divulges the secret to perfectly flakey mince pies, the proper way to wrap presents so that you and your guests are guaranteed a Christmas to remember. Lavish, celebratory and utterly enchanting, Christmas at Highclere is celebration of one of the UK's most beloved historic houses and is the perfect gift for any Downton Abbey fan.

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Author by The Countess of Carnarvon
Genre eBook Architecture
Read Book 304
ISBN Number 9781473571037

Abbey Cooks Entertain


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Downton Abbey fans who love to entertain must own this book. Inspired by the fine cuisine served at the fictional Downton Abbey and other grand English country houses at the turn of the century, this book combines food, history and healthy eating. There are recipes for famous Downton dishes from Seasons 1 - 5, such as apple charlotte, raspberry meringue, crepe suzette, charlotte russe, spotted dick and chicken broth. There are 220 recipes and color photos which provide suggestions for entertaining at brunch, afternoon tea, cocktails, and dinner upstairs and down. In addition, there is a selection of recipes to host a traditional garden party, and to celebrate English holidays throughout the year. Finally, taking a page from the country house cooks of the era, there is a section which provides a number of base recipes to help stock your larder. Author and blogger Pamela Foster has been featured in national papers including Washington Post, Boston Globe, Globe and Mail, Business Insider, Canadian Press. She has also been interviewed on CBC Radio and appeared on Canada AM.

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Author by Pamela Foster
Genre eBook
Read Book 448
ISBN Number 0988085917

Downton Abbey


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The official tie-in book for Downton Abbey, the full-length feature film. Downton Abbey: The Official Film Companion is a stunning memento, bringing the world and the characters of our favorite fictional country house to life. Featuring spectacular photographs from the production, interviews with the cast and crew, and a look into the historical and geographical backdrop of the film, this official guide to the Downton Abbey film is made to be treasured and loved by fans across the globe. The film revolves around the King and Queen making an official visit to Downton in 1927, and not only sees the return of all the main cast from the final television series, but also introduces some great British actors to the world of Downton, as we meet the royal family and their retinue. The accompanying book is lavishly illustrated with stunning shots from both behind and in front of the camera, which capture some wonderful off-guard moments during filming, as well as the original costume illustrations.

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Author by Emma Marriott
Genre eBook Performing Arts
Read Book 320
ISBN Number 9781250256614

The Official Downton Abbey Night And Day Book Collection


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The perfect gift for the Downton Abbey fan! Includes two complete Downton Abbey cookbooks: The Official Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea Cookbook and The Official Downton Abbey Cocktail Cookbook. Recreate the style and glamour of life at Downton Abbey with more than 140+ recipes for delectable tea-time treats and sophisticated cocktails in this deluxe slipcased gift set of two popular Downton Abbey cookbooks. Set a tea table fit for the Dowager Countess with the Official Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea Cookbook’s recipes for classics like English Cream Scones and Chocolate Florentines. Make every night a party with libations from The Official Downton Abbey Cocktail Book, from Prince of Wales Punch to Ginger Beer to the Corpse Reviver hangover cure. Each title includes fascinating British history, guides to the proper decorum for teatime and cocktail service, gorgeous photographs of food and drink, lifestyle stills from the television series and movie, and character quotes.

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Author by Weldon Owen
Genre eBook Cooking
Read Book 304
ISBN Number 1681886634