The 2020 IBPA Awards Winner! Bring an authentic slice of Downton Abbey into your kitchen with over 100 delicious recipes from this official cookbook.
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!
With these historic recipes—compelling to a contemporary palate and easy to replicate in today’s kitchens—savor the rich traditions and flavors of Downton Abbey without end.
About the Author
Annie Gray is one of Britain's leading food historians. She holds degrees fromt the Universities of Oxford, York, and Liverpool and is an honorary research associate at the University of York. She is the author of The Greedy Queen, Eating with Victoria, Victory in the Kitchen: The Story of Churchill's Cook, and The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook.
"With both of these books in your hands, you'll be able to have a complete evening at Downton in your own home..."
“Nothing short of a bible for the serious fan, with every recipe mentioned in the show, plus dozens of others common for the period, sumptuously presented in spectacular fashion even the blessed Lady Mary would approve of, with gorgeous photos and context from author/food historian/show consultant Annie Gray”
“The perfect way to recreate a little of that Highclere glamour in the comfort of your own home”
— Town & Country
"The volume is amply illustrated with stills from the TV production as well as snippets of dialogue, but Gray’s thoughtful and informed prose elevates it from mere tie-in to a truly useful work of culinary history"
— Publisher's Weekly