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Recipe: Earl Grey tea sorbet

We thought we’d share with you another recipe. This is particularly good on hot summer afternoons…

We’re told that the secret to a good tea sorbet is the infusion. 319 more words


Firing: Stoves, Ranges, and Economical Management of Fuel

This post is chapter XIV of 1894 edition of “The Handbook of Household Management and Cookery” by W.B. Tegetmeier.  As I have another similar work, I’m guessing that that there were quite a few variations on this theme.  1,082 more words

Jean Blake (Bosley), Ruth Mott

TV chef Ruth Mott, who found fame late in life as the presenter of BBC’s The Victorian Kitchen, was a contemporary of my mum’s growing up in Yattendon: Ruth’s best friend was… 27 more words

A very Victorian 'Pancake Day'

Today, the day before Lent begins, is traditionally known as Shrove Tuesday. The Victorians were known to celebrate with Pancakes much like we do today. 133 more words


Victorian Bakers on BBC2

Did you watch the first episode of Victorian Bakers last Tuesday?
We’re glad we did because we spotted a familiar face – food historian
(and friend of ours) …
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Help us bring the outbuildings to life...

Are you interested in joining our volunteer team and giving our visitors a taste of what Charlecote was like back in the day? We’re looking for enthusiastic and personable individuals to bring our very special place to life showing what it was like for a Victorian servant ‘below stairs’! 209 more words

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