The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook
by Annie Gray
- Format:Hardback,272 pages, 100
- Publisher:White Lion Publishing
- Imprint:White Lion Publishing
- Published:13 Sep 2019
- Classifications:United Kingdom, Great Britain,
- Readership:General (US: Trade)
- Dimensions:209 x 263 x 29 (mm)
- Pub. Country:United Kingdom
- For sale in:Greece, United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland, Germany,
With a foreword by Gareth Neame, executive producer and co-creator of Downton Abbey, and featuring over 100 stunning colour photographs, many taken on the set of Downton Abbey and using the original glassware and china, The Downton Abbey Cookbook also includes a special section on hosting Downton-themed dinner parties, and includes 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 rich context for the dishes. The recipes are grouped by occasion, which include breakfast; luncheons and suppers; afternoon tea and garden parties; picnics, shoots and racemeets; festivities; upstairs dinner; desserts and canapes; downstairs dinner; downstairs supper and tea; and the still room.
From the upstairs dinner menu:Caviar CroutesChicken Vol-au-VentsCucumber SoupTrout in Port-Wine SauceQuail and Watercress Champagne Jelly From the downstairs dinner menu:Toad-in-the-Hole Beef Stew with DumplingsSteamed Treacle PuddingJam and Custard TartsGingerbread Cake With these and more historic recipes, savour the rich traditions and flavours of Downton Abbey without end.