This book has 60 Tudor recipes that can be used today.
Use for dinner parties which can be themed;
large gathering, even weddings; family meals or lone suppers.
The recipes use easily obtained ingredients and are healthy and tasty.
Encourage youngsters back to the table by dressing the table Tudor-style and read about manners from 'The Boke of Nuture'.
an introduction to each type of recipe - pottage (soups), tarts, fish, meat, vegetables, bread rice and grains, desserts, sweetmeats and decorations, and drinks. This gives a background as to what was available and how it was grown/kept, and who would
have access to the ingredients.
There's a section on spices and another on growing your own vegetables and herb garden.
Finally there are sections on recipes to use in schools, ideas for themes for dinner parties and suppliers for the few items that may not be available in supermarkets.
The book uses authentic Medieval/Tudor recipes and is written in a humorous style (read about the 'Ab Fab moment went we nearly blew up Joanna Lumley!).
and match recipes: for Father's Day my niece and I cooked for the family, 7 adults and 2 children, and started with tapas-style olives, bread, balsamic vinegar etc, for main course we cooked the Pork with almonds and ginger, Salmon in green sauce for non-meat
eaters, roasted carrots and parsnips, and fennel dishes all from the cook book but also added new potatoes, broccoli and green beans, then finished with an Eton mess.
by Michelle Magorian, actress and author (Goodnight Mr Tom being one of her many great books).
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