Pork Chops with Sauce Robert

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Appears in
The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook

By Annie Gray

Published 2019

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French cuisine had been regarded as the standard to aspire to in Britain since the eighteenth century, and the upper classes ate French food much of the time. The most desirable restaurants served French food, and both they and the aristocracy employed French chefs, invariably men, as their first choice of staff. Menus were also written in French, even when the dishes were rather British, and by the late nineteenth century, the aspiring middleclass hostess, who could barely afford an Englis