Keeping Historical Romance Fresh

Sasha Cottman

White Christmas Recipe

With Christmas fast approaching, now is the time to get cracking on your Christmas baking. The great thing about White Christmas slice is that you […]

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Christmas Drinks – Eggnog

This is a drink which dates back to the Middle Ages. It crossed the Atlantic with the early settlers from England. The original eggnog recipe […]

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Delicious Pumpkin Pie -Easy to make

Pumpkin Pie This recipe dates back to 1765, but was still very popular in the Regency period. Susannah Carter published it in her book The […]

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British India Chicken Curry

The spectre of her desire to return to India still loomed over him. She had to want to stay with him in England – Letter […]

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Macarons- Sweetness from Heaven

‘This is Paris, you need to stuff your face with macarons until you cannot breathe.’ The Duke’s Daughter Macarons. Those sweet, mouth-watering confections are France’s […]

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Easy Baked Spiced Pears

For most people during the Regency/Georgian period fancy desserts were not usual. Simple dishes such as baked fruit pies or spiced fruit were more the […]

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Wild Boar and Mushroom Pie

Having seen the recent episode of Outlander where the boar hunt goes horribly wrong, I decided not to go boar hunting and so this is […]

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18th Century Lemon Cheesecake

This lemon cheesecake recipe dates all the way back to Hannah Glasse’s The Art of Cookery Made Plain & Easy, published in 1747. Ingredients 2 […]

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Perfect Roast Potatoes

She cut a piece of roast potato in half and put it into her mouth. Cooked long in goose fat, it was delicious. She sat […]

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Bread & Butter Pudding

This recipe dates from John Nott first published in 1723. Ingredients. 20 slices of bread. Stale bread is good. 50g each of currants, raisins and […]

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