The Official Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea Cookbook

$33.98
  • No one knows better how to prepare and serve a proper English tea than the residents of Downton Abbey.  Taste the Grantham family’s tangy Lemon Tarts, almond-flavored Battenberg Cake, luscious Chocolate Florentines, and dozens more sweet and savory bites. They’re yours to enjoy, along with nearly 60 other easy-to-follow recipes Mrs. Patmore would approve of, plus afternoon tea traditions that meet Mr. Carter’s standards.  Evocative photographs of the family complement luscious photographs of the food, including pastries, buns, biscuits, cakes, tarts, puddings, tea sandwiches, preserves and spreads.  Hardcover, 6⅘"w x 8½"h; 144 pages, lavishly illustrated in color.  

    • Dimensions: 8.5 in H x 6.8 in W
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Number of Pages: 144 pages
    • SKU: 22703
  • This elegant cookbook captures the essence of teatime at Downton Abbey with classic recipes for sweets and savories, etiquette notes, tea service knowhow, and lavish imagery to recreate this British tradition.

    Afternoon tea is a revered and treasured English tradition—and no one knows better how to prepare and enjoy a proper tea than the residents of Downton Abbey. With this alluring and vibrant cookbook, fans of the PBS series and anglophiles alike can stage every stylish element of this cultural staple of British society at home. Spanning sweet and savory classics—like Battenberg Cake, Bakewell Tart, toffee puddings, cream scones, and tea sandwiches—the recipes capture the quintessential delicacies of the time, and the proper way to serve them.

    This charming cookbook also features a detailed narrative history and extols the proper decorum for teatime service, from tea gowns and tearooms to preparing and serving tea. Gorgeous food photographs, lifestyle stills from the television series and recent movie, and character quotes bring the characters of Downton Abbey—and this rich tradition—to life in contemporary times.

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    • Dimensions: 8.5 in H x 6.8 in W
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Number of Pages: 144 pages
    • SKU: 22703
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    This elegant cookbook captures the essence of teatime at Downton Abbey with classic recipes for sweets and savories, etiquette notes, tea service knowhow, and lavish imagery to recreate this British tradition.

    Afternoon tea is a revered and treasured English tradition—and no one knows better how to prepare and enjoy a proper tea than the residents of Downton Abbey. With this alluring and vibrant cookbook, fans of the PBS series and anglophiles alike can stage every stylish element of this cultural staple of British society at home. Spanning sweet and savory classics—like Battenberg Cake, Bakewell Tart, toffee puddings, cream scones, and tea sandwiches—the recipes capture the quintessential delicacies of the time, and the proper way to serve them.

    This charming cookbook also features a detailed narrative history and extols the proper decorum for teatime service, from tea gowns and tearooms to preparing and serving tea. Gorgeous food photographs, lifestyle stills from the television series and recent movie, and character quotes bring the characters of Downton Abbey—and this rich tradition—to life in contemporary times.