Angels on Horseback

Preparation info

  • Makes 12 oysters; Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Official Downton Abbey Christmas Cookbook

The Official Downton Abbey Christmas Cookbook

By Regula Ysewijn

Published 2020

  • About

No one is quite sure where this little savory—oysters wrapped in bacon—originated. It was not mentioned in the early editions of Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management, but there is talk of a recipe for anges à cheval from Urbain Dubois, who was the chief cook to William I of Prussia beginning in the 1860s. You can make a variation of this dish by replacing the oysters with pitted pr