Frumerty, Plum Pottage, Hackin Pudding and Plum Pudding battle it out
A recipe from 1699 with raisins, suet, currants, peel, spices and sugar and…beef
Let me whisk you through a historic house feeding you morsels of puddings in each room we enter
Gasp at bawdy and disorderly routs and discover the cakes that were served at them
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Up a scaffold I hatched a plan. Looking down at an old kitchen I imagined the dresser restored and a huge kitchen table in the middle. One day I would make historic recipes in this space and bring the kitchen …
The 1830s Regency kitchen is where I work and from where I write this.
A small dark room lies behind the meat safe in the Town House’s basement annexe
An autumn afternoon called for gingerbread so I consulted my recipe books
The damp fug of a pudding gently boiling in a old kitchen, the rattling of a saucer in the pot
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 location for Dine Like a Servant and Lunch with the Curator is a very special one
We could have gone out to the shops and bought them but where is the fun in that?
Prior to 1800 a peck of wheat flour weighed 14 pounds. However…
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