Category: Pies

How to make Elizabethan Shred Mince Pies for a very special Christmas

A recipe from 1699 with raisins, suet, currants, peel, spices and sugar and…beef

Greengage and Lime Sponge Pie

This recipes comes from Gary Rhodes – Around Britain. First published in 1996. Ingredients For the pie 175-225g sweet shortcrust pastry 400g fresh greengages, halved and stoned Icing sugar 2-3 tbsps greengage jam or lime marmalade For the sponge 50g …

How to make Pumpkin Pie from 1796

If you have carved out a pumpkin for Halloween this recipe is ideal to use up the flesh

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

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