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"As soon as Nicholls has made white soup enough I shall send round my cards" (Mr. Bingley, Pride and Prejudice). Georgian and Regency Foods, Cooking Equipment and Kitchens

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Pies with incredible baroque pastry decorations similar to those on plasterwork and woodcarving were a common element at important feasts. The pastry cooks who made these extraordinary food items possessed skills which were frequently as well developed as Pastel Art, Pie Crust Designs, Pastry Cook, Pies Art, Medieval Recipes, Macaron, Food Items, Food Art, Cupcakes

Edible Artistry

An eighteenth century rococo dessert I created at the Bowes Museum in 1994 using a Chelsea botanical dessert service, Derby fruit baskets and figures. The sugar paste palace is surrounded by parterres filled with coloured sugar sands (sables d'office). All the confectionery items are made from eighteenth century recipes. The panelling in the room was taken from Chesterfield House, which had the earliest rococo interior in England. I have always been fascinated by the aesthetics of food and…

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A Regency Era Breakfast: Various Times to Eat

How did those in Regency London begin their days? The answer is not so simple. The various social classes went about their days in their distinct ways. They rose and ate at different times dependin…

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Tavern Feasting in Bristol, Christmas 1788

As well as turtle imported into Bristol from the West Indies, 'British Turtle' is listed on this fascinating 1788 Christmas bill of fare from a Bristol tavern. Was British turtle, the popular substitute dish made from calf's head which becomes more commonly known as 'mock turtle'? Or was it real turtle landed perhaps in the Bristol Channel by local fishermen? Various species, including Leatherbacks, Loggerheads and even the rare Green and Kemp's Ridley Turtles still occasionally turn up in…

The Regency table (of the upper classes) laid for a dinner party. A recreation by food historian Ivan Day, Historic Food, www. Jane Austen, Garden Parties, Table D Hote, Regency Era, Food And Drink, Dishes, Dining, Cooking, Party

Tuesday’s Table Welcomes Author Lesley-Anne McLeod

She’s not only a friend and a wonderful writer but a mentor as well. I’m very excited to have Lesley-Anne McLeod here today to give us a peek into a Regency dining room! As a writer of historical romance (in … Continue reading →

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A Sleeveless Silk Spencer

I have started on my Jane Fest sewing. First thing on the list was a sleeveless spencer to dress up my little white dress and give it a whole new look. Sleeveless spencer from the met. I was inspired by Natalie over at A Frolic Through Time http://zipzipinkspot.blogspot.com . She has been doing research and working on a lovely embroidered sleeveless spencer. I found a sleeveless spencer to be the ideal garment for the Kentucky heat in July. It hardly adds any weight or bulk to my white dress…

Photograph of the kitchen in the Georgian House, Great George Street,Bristol, completed in Photograph shows central fireplace and Dutch oven behind chair. The house was built and owned by sugar merchant, John Pinney. Georgian Kitchen, 1920s Kitchen, Victorian Kitchen, Georgian Era, Georgian Homes, White Soup, Bread Oven, Georgian Architecture, Regency Era

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Shop soup tureens and other dining, serveware and glass from the world's best furniture dealers. Kings Table, White Soup, Greek Pattern, Blue And White China, Royal Copenhagen, China Patterns, Ceramic Plates, Fine China, Earthenware

Spode Clobbered Greek Ware Tureen

View this item and discover similar for sale at 1stdibs - Description: This Spode, Clobbered, Greek Pattern Tureen has classical figures printed on earthenware. According to Leonard Whiter's 'Spode A History

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Historical and Regency Romance UK

A blog for lovers of historical and Regency romance, written by a group of authors, namely Elizabeth Bailey, Lynne Connolly, Nicola Cornick, Amanda Grange, Elizabeth Hawksley, Melinda Hammond, Fenella Jane Miller, and Monica Fairview. Find out what's happening in the UK world of historical romance. Find out about hardbacks, paperbacks, large print, audio books and ebooks. Enjoy!

1754 The Kitchen at Sandpit Gate by Paul Sandby at the Royal Collection Trust Royal Collection Trust, Georgian Homes, Georgian Era, Sand Pit, Decoration, 18th Century, American History, Outlander, Dekoration

Paul Sandby (1731-1809) - The Kitchen at Sandpit Gate

A pen and ink and watercolour drawing of the interior of a cottage, with a man in the livery of the Duke of Cumberland, green coat and crimson waistcoat, pumping water. Behind are two women washing kitchen utensils at a window, and an old man seated with a dog by an open door. Inscribed below in the artists hand in pen and ink: The Kitchen at Sandpit Gate Wr. Park 1754. P. S.Thomas Sandby lived at Sandpit Gate in Windsor from about 1746, where he was employed by William Augustus, Duke of…

Another view of the Kitchen fire with the clockwork spit jack. The Georgian House Museum,Bristol Georgian Kitchen, Colonial Kitchen, Georgian Homes, Victorian Homes, Antique Kitchen Decor, White Soup, British Architecture, Butler Pantry, Stone Houses

Fire and Open Range

Much of the cooking is done over an open fire. The closed range has only just been invented. The meat was roasted on spits turned by gravity-driven spit mechanism. Potatoes and vegtables were cooked over the open fire. Above the fire is a boot shaped ale warmer of muller. With thanks to 'The Georgian House Museum', 7 Great George Street, Bristol, BS1 5RR.

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Supper at the Netherfield Ball: Pride and Prejudice

Inquiring Readers: This is the third of four posts in honor for Pride and Prejudice Without Zombies, Austenprose’s in-depth reading of Pride and Prejudice. My first post discussed Dressing for the Netherfield Ball and my second post talked about the dances. This post discusses the suppers served during Jane Austen’s era, and concentrates on what kinds of food…

Trifle is one of my favorite desserts. A big bowl of trifle looks really pretty, but once it& served it looks a bit of a mess. So I alw. British Desserts, English Desserts, English Meals, English Recipes, Pudding Desserts, Dessert Recipes, Traditional English Food, White Soup, Pub Food

Supper at the Netherfield Ball: Pride and Prejudice

Inquiring Readers: This is the third of four posts in honor for Pride and Prejudice Without Zombies, Austenprose’s in-depth reading of Pride and Prejudice. My first post discussed Dressing for the Netherfield Ball and my second post talked about the dances. This post discusses the suppers served during Jane Austen’s era, and concentrates on what kinds of food…

Maria Edgeworth’s “Emma” and Edward Knight’s Wedgwood China for sale…. Find Your Ancestors, White Soup, Good China, Tea Service, China Patterns, World Of Color, Wedgwood, Jane Austen, Dinnerware

Jane Austen and London: Wedgwood’s Showrooms

This post should really be entitled Martha Lloyd and London for reasons that will soon become obvious… Jane Austen possessed some Wedgwood china : let’s read this extract from her lett…