Taste and enjoy delicious dishes served to royal guests and family at an English country house, between 1682 and 1790. Recently released by the National Trust, here is the cream of a noblewoman’s handwritten recipe collection—plus more from the royal court and other noble families—updated for today’s cook. Feast on King Charles II’s favorite pudding, Fresh Apricot and Apple Crumble and Roast Sirloin of Beef. The Duke of York’s Cake. Queen Ann’s alcoholic Tea. Lemon and Ginger Lamb Pasties. Meatballs. Chicken, Cream and Leek Pie. Raspberry Cakes. 50 delicious, historical recipes; step-by-step directions, metric and US measurements, wine pairings and menus. Hardcover, 176 pages; color photographs, including handwritten original recipes.