The Downstairs Cookbook

The Downstairs Cookbook

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The Downstairs Cookbook offers genuine 1920s recipes from bestselling author Margaret Powell, the house maid and cook who shared tales from her years of service in Below Stairs and inspired the original Upstairs Downstairs TV series. Now in this cookery book she offers a collection of sweet and savoury courses that the servants regularly prepared for their masters upstairs, accompanied throughout by her heartwarming anecdotes from life in service. The recipes include retro classics such as kedgeree, jugged hare and angels on horseback as well as more adventurous offerings such as lobster soufflAc and veal quenelles. With separate chapters on pastry and preserves, this is Margaret Powella€™s complete cooka€™s manual for a 1920s household.Today I suppose you can say that there are three ways of making soups. ... But if you want to make a consommAc or a clear soup, then you have to have meat: shin of beef does very well, so does knuckle of veal, the latter making the gelatineanbsp;...

Title:The Downstairs Cookbook
Author:Margaret Powell
Publisher:Pan Macmillan - 2012-10-11


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