The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook
Written By: Annie Gray
Embrace Highclere glamor and the cuisine and customs of the Crawley household with The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook! Whether adapted from original period recipes or replicated and inspired by the screen, all 100+ recipes of this book reflect the influences found on Downton Abbey tables. Food historian Annie Gray gives a rich and fascinating insight into the background of the dishes popular between 1912 and 1926—a period of tremendous change and conflict, as well as culinary development.

Featuring stunning photographs of dishes and the beloved series, plus notes on customs of the time, quotes from characters, and descriptions of scenes, this unique cookbook provides vivid context for the dishes and brings the show to life. Savor the rich traditions and historic flavors of Downton Abbey for contemporary palettes with Cornish Pasties, Jam and Custard Tarts, and more!

INCLUDES SPECIAL FOREWORD by Gareth Neame, executive producer and co-creator of Downton Abbey, with exclusive insights.

100+ DELICIOUS RECIPES: This carefully curated collection showcases the cookery of the whole household—from upstairs dinner party centerpieces like Cucumber Soup and Salmon Mousse to downstairs favorites like Toad-in-the-Hole, Steak and Kidney Pie, and Gingerbread Cake.

HOST AN AUTHENTIC THEMED PARTY: Step-by-step, easy-to-follow recipes even the Dowager Countess would love, etiquette tips, and a special guide for entertaining make it easy to become the perfect Downton host.

GREAT FOR ANY OCCASION: Enjoy recipes from Mrs. Patmore’s Kitchen for any event morning to night, such as breakfasts, afternoon tea, garden parties, picnics, shoots and races, festivities, formal dinners, and more.

BEAUTIFUL IMAGES: Includes gorgeous, full-color food photography of completed dishes, as well as lifestyle stills from the beloved television series and recent movie.

A GREAT DOWNTON ABBEY GIFT: This exquisitely detailed hardcover book is the perfect addition to your kitchen library, a must-have for fans of the show and ideal holiday gift.

Format: Hardbound
Publication Date: 9/17/2019
ISBN: 9781681883694
Pages: 272
Trim Size: 8 x 10 x 1

  • About the Author 
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Annie Gray, Author: Annie Gray is one of Britain’s leading food historians. She holds degrees from the University of Oxford, as well as York and Liverpool, and is an honorary research associate at the University of York. She is the author of a culinary biography of Queen Victoria: The Greedy Queen, Eating with Victoria (2016), as well as Victory in the Kitchen: The Story of Churchill’s Cook (2020).