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Downton Abbey Season Three

As the third season of Downton Abbey approaches the Anglophile excitement is almost palpable! Perhaps you are planning to entertain the evening of the season opener. Here are a few suggestions to get you properly fitted out.


Eat Tea: a new approach to flavoring contemporary and traditional dishes
by Joanna Pruess with John Harney
Call # 641.6372 PRU

For all the tea in China: how England stole the world’s favorite drink and changed history by Sarah Rose Call # 382.41 ROS

The Tea Enthusiast’s Handbook: a guide to enjoying the world’s best teas by Mary Lou Heiss and Robert J. Heiss Call # 641.3372 HEI

A Recipe for Tea Crumpets:

Put two well-beaten eggs in a quart of milk, and add as much flour as will make them rather thicker than batter pudding. Then make your bake stone very hot, and grease it well; pour a large spoonful of batter, so that it may run the size of a saucer. When ready to use, toast them crisp, and butter them.

From Savory Suppers and Fashionable Feasts: Dining in Victorian America by Susan Williams
Call # 394.12 WIL

More cookery books:

The Art of Dining: a history of cooking & eating by Sara Paston-Williams
Call # 641.09 PAS

Great British cooking, a well kept secret by Jane Garmey; foreward by Calvin Trillin
Call # 641.5941 GAR

River Cottage every day by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
Call # 641.563 FEA

Taste: the story of Britain through its cooking by Kate Colquhoun
Call # 641.300941 COL

Just in! Music CDs!

Downton Abbey – Original Music by John Lunn

Downton Abbey- the Essential Collection


Look for them on the Music shelves under the caption “Stage, Theater, Screen” the ones with lime green stickers! 

Enjoy the show!

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