From the pen of The Regency Cook

How to make tempting Chocolate Tarts – Hannah Glasse’s way.

This was the first ever historical recipe that I tried, one cold February in 2017

How to make Piccalilli – Regency Style!

One of the earliest pickles to become popular in England was piccalilli

How to Pickle a Peach

The Regency Town House was full of Italian artists when I made this recipe for the first time.

How to restore a Kitchen Dresser

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 …

How did it manage to stay untouched for so long?

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 …

How to make Seed cake (Elizabeth Raffald’s way)

The particular recipe I have chosen is flavoured with caraway seed

What is Lunch with the Curator?

It’s another way to experience The Regency Town House, it’s a tour with a lunch

How do you Dine Like A Servant?

There is a restoration project in Hove, England where guests are invited to a fundraising dinner

How do you make Fanchonettes (and what are they?)

Imagine a pastry case filled with almond and lemon custard, topped with meringue

Fennel Pickle and Pickled Grapes

Hannah Glasse, the 18th-century cook I often turn to, had these wise words to say about pickles

Five compelling reasons why you should volunteer at the Regency Town House

Are you fascinated by food and history? Where can you do both?

Explore the Regency Town House

The location for Dine Like a Servant and Lunch with the Curator is a very special one

How to make historic Hot Cross Buns

We could have gone out to the shops and bought them but where is the fun in that?

What is a peck of flour?

Prior to 1800 a peck of wheat flour weighed 14 pounds. However…

How to convert an historical recipe

Here are some tips to get you started

What is Dine Like a Servant at the Regency Town House?

Eat historic food and help preserve history, that’s Dine Like a Servant in a nutshell

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