Christmas played an important role in ‘Downton,’ and this book is a sumptuous showcase for festive food and trimmings. Meticulously researched, it traces the holiday’s roots far back, beyond English Victorian traditions. Alongside ‘traditional’ roast turkey and gingerbread are long-forgotten dishes such as Whitby Cake and Hackin Pudding. Thoroughly delicious edible history.
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 ITV 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.