The Crown of Thorns

Author:,

Publisher:Ryland Peters & Small

ISBN:1788793714

Total Pages:176

Viewed:321

GET EBOOK

Books Description:

80 stunning recipes and inspiration for how to host and bake for the ultimate afternoon tea party with instruction from master patissier Will Torrent. Arranged by season, and with extra chapters on a Classic afternoon tea and a Showstopper afternoon tea, Will showcases his no-nonsense approach to the techniques involved in patisserie, baking, chocolate work and serving savoury dishes. Beautifully illustrated and an invaluable source of inspiration, there are also six guest recipes from top restaurants and hotels: The Ritz; The Dorchester; The Gramercy Tavern; The Berkeley; Harrods and Raymond Blanc's Les Manoir aux Quat'Saisons. Starting with a brief history of British afternoon tea, Will then offers up recipes for jams, spreads, butters and curds – everything you might need to serve with an afternoon tea. Recipes include Smoked Salmon & Whipped Cream Cheese sandwiches, Cherry & Almond Bakewell Tarts and Fruited Scones; as well as more adventurous offerings of Prosecco, Lime & Mint Jellies and Lemon & Lime Matcha Tea Friands.

Related Titles:

The National Trust Book of Scones

Author:Sarah Merker

Publisher:National Trust

ISBN:1911358324

Total Pages:128

Viewed:428

DOWNLOAD

Books Description:

Sarah Clelland brings you 50 scone recipes from the National Trust. History is best enjoyed with a scone, as everyone who s visited a National Trust house knows. This book brings you the best of both. Scone obsessive Sarah Clelland has gathered 50 yes 50 scone recipes from National Trust experts around the country. And she s written a quirky guide to 50 National Trust places to delight and entertain you while you bake or eat those blissful treats. Eccentric owners, strange treasures, obscure facts it's all here. Whip up a Triple Chocolate scone while you read about the mechanical elephants at Waddesdon Manor. Or savour an Apple & Cinnamon scone while you absorb the dramatic love life of Henry Cecil of Hanbury Hall. Marvel at a Ightham Mote's Grade 1 listed dog kennel while you savour a Cheese, Spring Onion and Bacon scone. 50 of the best scones in history. And 50 of the best places to read about. You ll never need to leave the kitchen again.

Tea Fit for a Queen

Author:Historic Royal Palaces Enterprises Limited

Publisher:Random House

ISBN:1473502632

Total Pages:128

Viewed:400

DOWNLOAD

Books Description:

Filled with recipes that have stood the test of time as well as fascinating anecdotes and tales, Tea Fit for a Queen reveals how the tradition of afternoon tea started in royal Britain. Over 40 charming recipes include everything from delicate finger sandwiches to Victoria sponge cake, Chelsea Buns and a Champagne Cocktail. In these pages learn about the infamous royals and their connection to the history of tea; why jam pennies were Queen Elizabeth II's favourite tea time treat and how mead cake came to be served during Henry VIII's reign. Discover what cake William and Catherine selected for their wedding and hear why orange-scented scones became a royal tradition at Kensington Palace. Tea Fit for a Queen presents a taste of palace etiquette to take home.

Christmas at Highclere

Author:The Countess of Carnarvon

Publisher:Random House

ISBN:1473571030

Total Pages:320

Viewed:1726

DOWNLOAD

Books Description:

As seen on the Channel 4 series Christmas at Highclere and Warwick Castles Highclere Castle, known as 'the real Downton Abbey', bustles with activity at the best of times, but it is never more alive than at Christmas. Christmas at Highclere is a look behind the scenes at the routines and rituals that make the castle the most magical place to be throughout the festive season. Lady Carnarvon will guide you through Advent, Christmas preparations and Christmas Eve all the way through to the day itself, and beyond. Learn how the castle and grounds are transformed by decorations, including the raising of a twenty-foot tree in the saloon, the gathering of holly and mistletoe from the grounds. All the intricacies of the perfect traditional Christmas are here: from crackers and carol singers. The festive feeling is carried through to Highclere's Boxing Day traditions, the restorative middle days and the New Year's Eve celebrations. This book also tells the story of historic Christmases at Highclere - of distinguished guests warming themselves by the fire after a long journeys home through the snow, unexpected knocks on the door, and, always, the joy of bringing family - and staff - together after a busy year. As well as telling the stories of Highclere Christmases past and present, Lady Carnarvon provides recipes, tips and inspiration from her kitchen so that readers can bring a quintessentially British festive spirit to their own home. Lady Carnarvon divulges the secret to perfectly flakey mince pies, the proper way to wrap presents so that you and your guests are guaranteed a Christmas to remember. Lavish, celebratory and utterly enchanting, Christmas at Highclere is celebration of one of the UK's most beloved historic houses and is the perfect gift for any Downton Abbey fan.

Felidia

Author:Lidia Matticchio Bastianich,Tanya Bastianich Manuali,Fortunato Nicotra

Publisher:Appetite by Random House

ISBN:0525610766

Total Pages:288

Viewed:1017

DOWNLOAD

Books Description:

The first restaurant cookbook from the best-selling author, beloved and award-winning TV chef, and hugely successful restaurateur--115 recipes from her acclaimed and much-loved New York eatery. Ever since it first opened its doors on Manhattan's Upper East Side in 1981, Lidia Bastianich's Felidia has been one of New York City's most beloved restaurants. Now, in her first restaurant cookbook, the revered chef, author, and television personality--along with the restaurant's longtime Executive Chef, Fortunato Nicotra--shares the recipes that have made Felidia a dining destination. Here are dishes from across the restaurant's forty-year history: Eggplant Flan with Tomato Coulis; Linguini with White Clams and Broccoli; Short Ribs Braised in Barolo; delectable desserts such as Almond and Chocolate Tart Caprese and Open Cannoli; and cocktails such as Passion Fruit Spritz and Frozen Peach Bellini. Here too are Chef Fortunato's personal favorite recipes, advice on setting up a home bar, a fascinating look at Felidia's history, and much more. Filled with the same warmth and wisdom that are the hallmark of all of Lidia's cookbooks, Felidia is the next-best thing to a table at the restaurant.

Alice's Tea Cup

Author:Haley Fox,Lauren Fox

Publisher:Harper Collins

ISBN:0062018345

Total Pages:240

Viewed:700

DOWNLOAD

Books Description:

Restaurateurs Haley Fox and Lauren Fox share more than 80 recipes for scones, cakes, sandwiches, and more from their charming and wildly popular Alice’s Tea Cup restaurants in New York City. In Alice’s Tea Cup, the Fox sisters tickle the taste buds with sweets, baked goods, and savories while divulging the unique tea-making and enjoying philosophy that has made their whimsical Manhattan tea spots favored destinations for locals and tourists alike.

Mezcal and Tequila Cocktails

Author:Robert Simonson

Publisher:Ten Speed Press

ISBN:1984857754

Total Pages:176

Viewed:718

DOWNLOAD

Books Description:

Indulge your thirst for new ways to enjoy tequila and mezcal with 60+ recipes for agave cocktails from a James Beard Award–nominated author and New York Times spirits writer. From riffs on classics such as the Mezcal Mule and Oaxaca Old-Fashioned to new favorites such as Naked and Famous or Smoke and Ice, discover how to use mezcal and tequila to create cocktails in nearly every classic cocktail formula—from flip to sour to highball—that highlight the smoky, edgy flavors of these unique and popular spirits. Robert Simonson, author of The Old-Fashioned and The Martini Cocktail, covers a broad range of flavors with doable, delicious recipes that are easy to assemble, most only requiring three or four ingredients. This comprehensive, straightforward guide is perfect for tequila and mezcal enthusiasts looking for creative ways to enjoy agave spirits more often and in more varied ways—or for anyone who just likes to drink the stuff.

The Anne of Green Gables Cookbook

Author:Kate Macdonald,L.M. Montgomery

Publisher:Race Point Publishing

ISBN:0760361290

Total Pages:112

Viewed:307

DOWNLOAD

Books Description:

Finally experience the foods from this classic children's series with The Anne of Green Gables Cookbook. Join Anne Shirley and her friends in Avonlea with the charming recipes in The Anne of Green Gables Cookbook, a recipe collection inspired by L.M. Montgomery’s famous children’s book series, Anne of Green Gables. Have you ever wanted to sneak a sip of Diana Barry’s Favorite Raspberry Cordial or try a slice of Anne Shirley’s Liniment Cake (without the liniment!)? Now you can, with the delightful teatime snacks, mains, desserts, and more created by Kate Macdonald, L.M. Montgomery’s granddaughter. From Poetical Egg Salad Sandwiches and Marilla’s Plum Pudding with Caramel Pudding Sauce (without the mouse!) to Gilbert’s Hurry-Up Dinner, the recipes included here are mentioned throughout the books in the Anne of Green Gables series, along with recipes from L.M. Montgomery’s own kitchen. With a lovely grosgrain ribbon, full-color photography, whimsical illustrations, and quotes and anecdotes, this cookbook is the ideal gift for all “kindred spirits” and lovers of Avonlea.