The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook

$34.98
  • 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. Hardcover, 272 pages.

    • Dimensions: 10 in H x 8 in W
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Number of Pages: 272 pages
    • SKU: 22400
  • 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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    • Dimensions: 10 in H x 8 in W
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Number of Pages: 272 pages
    • SKU: 22400
  • Details

    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.