Posted by Donna B. on Sat, Jan 5, 2013 at 1:54 pm |
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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