Recipes are like small detective stories. They can give historical clues.
An autumn afternoon called for gingerbread so I consulted my recipe books
Hunter’s pudding is a variation of plum pudding, and so good autumn
Pate de campagne, brioche, pickled pear or soup Crécy to start
A quick history of the Hot Cross bun and a wonderful historic recipe
Want to do something different for Pancake Day but don’t know what?
If you have carved out a pumpkin for Halloween this recipe is ideal to use up the flesh
96 mince pies are made for a discerning audience. None remain
The damp fug of a pudding gently boiling in a old kitchen, the rattling of a saucer in the pot
This was the first ever historical recipe that I tried, one cold February in 2017
One of the earliest pickles to become popular in England was piccalilli
The Regency Town House was full of Italian artists when I made this recipe for the first time.
Long, slow but worth it… It’s been a long slow process but the original dresser at 13 Brunswick Square is finally restored. It’s back in the same place it was when the house was constructed in 1829. But it’s not …
As a volunteer I often get asked the question how the Town House’s basement managed to stay untouched for so long. An elderly lady in history I tell people who asked the true story of an elderly lady living in …
The particular recipe I have chosen is flavoured with caraway seed
It’s another way to experience The Regency Town House, it’s a tour with a lunch
There is a restoration project in Hove, England where guests are invited to a fundraising dinner
Imagine a pastry case filled with almond and lemon custard, topped with meringue
Hannah Glasse, the 18th-century cook I often turn to, had these wise words to say about pickles
Are you fascinated by food and history? Where can you do both?