Synopses & Reviews
The PBS Masterpiece series Downton Abbey
has taken the world by storm. With eighty delicious recipes, The Totally, Absolutely Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook
celebrates the phenomenal success of the series and the culinary wonders enjoyed by the aristocracy in Edwardian England. Starting with an elegant array of savory tea sandwiches and sweets from traditional high tea, this book guides you through dinner at the Edwardian table with its:
Infinite variety of breadsDinner Biscuits, Estate Oat Bread, Downton Dinner Rolls, and many more
SoupsMajestic Potato Soup, Royal Cheddar Cheese Soup, and Stilton Chowder
Side DishesAsparagus in Cider Sauce, Baked Creamed Turnips, Shredded Spiced Brussels Sprouts, and Savory Caraway Cabbage
EntréesEdwardian Leg of Lamb, Lobster Pudding, Oyster Roll, Leek Pie, Downton Pheasant Casserole, and Pork Loaf with Apples
Dessert at the AbbeyLemon Crème Soufflé, Raspberries in Sherry Sabayon Sauce, Queen Victoria Rice Pudding, and Downton Abbey Honey Cake
With recipes adapted for the modern cook by Chef Larry Edwards, these dishes are as inspiring as they are easy to make.
About the Author
Larry Edwards: Larry Edwards, classically trained in French haute cuisine at the Cordon Bleu and the École Escoffier, is the food editor for the San Francisco Independent
. He writes a syndicated Internet food column with recipes that advocate healthy ingredients for a healthy cuisine. Mr. Edwards is a frequent contributor to the Wall Street Journal
food section and USAToday
. He lives and works in San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, and Reno.