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The Regency Cook

Cookery courses that take you back to the 1830s

Make a lemon mince pie

Time travel with this FREE 1740s chocolate tart recipe

Indulge yourself in an original recipe from the 1740s adapted for the modern kitchen.

A delicious chocolate tart

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About the Regency Cook

Paul Couchman set up the historic kitchen at The Regency Town House in Hove, England. He appears regularly on local radio and writes a blog on historic cooking.

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