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The Regency Cook

Cookery courses that take you back to the 1830s

Make a Jane Austen picnic

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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From the pen of the Regency Cook

Lady with a feather headress eating small cakes

How to make rout cakes for your rout

Gasp at bawdy and disorderly routs and discover the cakes that were served at them

How to make an enchanting Jane Austen style picnic

Imagine picnic hampers filled with delicious food

Old recipe handwritten in copperplate

How to cook from a historical recipe

My first historical cookbook had no photos but also no ingredient list.

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