Eat, Drink & Be Merry
Eat, Drink & Be Merry explores the world of food and drink from the Downton era. Remember, anyone can be a Downton Cook! This board is curated by Downton Cooks: www.downtonabbeycooks.com
Nothing went to waste in the Downton Abbey kitchen. The family brought home some fresh white fish? Don't through out the fish heads and spine. They are perfect to make a lovely fish stock.
Summer is The Time for Fools, A Downton Favorite. Enjoy this low fat Rhubarb Fool, a simple combination of stewed rhubarb and greek yoghurt (mixed with whipped cream if you wish).
Need last minute inspiration for Mother's Day? You could host afternoon tea for mum, or for you and your daughter(s). It is an easy way and fun way to entertain. tea time, tea parti, mothers day tea party ideas, afternoonteacopyjpg 19362217, food, mother daughter tea party, tea party mother daughter, brunch, afternoon tea party recipes
Mothers Day is celebrated in North America in May. Hosting a Tea Party is a great last minute gift to give your mom. Invite the little ladies in your life and make it a mother-daughter tea. The basics and recipe ideas.
Nothing better than sweet buns and a cup of tea. I inherited my Granny's recipe which makes dozens of light sweet buns. Use this recipe as your base to create currant buns, cinnamon buns, chelsea buns, hot cross buns. Freezes well.
Hot Cross Buns are still a Good Friday tradition. The recipe I inherited from my Granny' makes this and other sweet buns to share with family and friends.
Eggs en Cocotte: treat your loved ones to a lovely brunch dish named for the container it is baked in. This version, with bacon, is tribute to Lady Mary's late night pig encounter with Charles Blake.
Vichyssoise: one of the dishes Alfred was tested on at the Ritz training school in S4 of Downton. Essentially leek & potato soup, chilled with milk added. My recipe.
Easy Asparagus Feuilletés. Ivy gets her big chance to cook dishes on her own in Season 4. Asparagus and puff paste is all you need.
Syllabub: one of the Downton desserts served to house guests in S4E3 is syllabub, a boozy dairy dessert dating back to the 17th & 18th centuries. Try my healthier version. Don't panic, Mrs. Patmore, it is really easy to make.
Tomato and Dill Mousse. In S4E1 we learned that electric mixers make better mousse at Downton. This recipe is fit for royalty, enjoyed by Princess Diana.
Remains of the Day Turkey Soup is a wonderful way to use up your holiday dinner leftovers. This recipe from my ebook Abbey Cooks Entertain ow.ly/gZOgN.
Drop Scones or pocket pancakes? Drop[ scones are easy to make and unlike drop biscuits these are little fluffy pancakes, perfect for tea or pocketing for a snack on the go.