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The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook: From Lady Mary's Crab Canapes to Mrs. Patmore's Christmas Pudding - More Than 150 Recipes from Upstairs and Downstairs

The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook: From Lady Mary's Crab Canapes to Mrs. Patmore's Christmas Pudding - More Than 150 Recipes from Upstairs and Downstairs

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By (author) Emily Ansara Baines

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  • Publisher: Adams Media Corporation
  • Format: Hardback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 180mm x 230mm x 24mm | 600g
  • Publication date: 30 September 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Holbrook
  • ISBN 10: 1440538913
  • ISBN 13: 9781440538919
  • Sales rank: 35,904

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Bring Upstairs and Downstairs Fare to Your TableNibble on Sybil's Ginger Nut Biscuits during tea. Treat yourself to Ethel's Beloved Crepes Suzette. Feast on Mr. Bates' Chicken and Mushroom Pie with a room full of guests. With this collection of delicacies inspired by Emmy Award-winning series "Downton Abbey," you'll feel as sophisticated and poised as the men and women of Downton when you prepare these upstairs and downstairs favorites. Each dish finds its roots within the kitchen of the grand estate, including: Mrs. Isobel Crawley's Smoked Salmon Tea SandwichesFilet Mignon with Foie Gras and Truffle SauceWalnut and Celery Salad with PecorinoDecadent Chocolate Almond Cake with Chocolate Sour Cream IcingVery Vanilla Rice Pudding You will love indulging in the splendors of another era with the snacks, entrees, and desserts from this masterpiece of a cookbook.As featured in "Woman's World" magazine and "The Daily Mail UK"!

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Emily Ansara Baines is the author of "The Unofficial Hunger Games Cookbook." She has also worked as a professional baker and caterer throughout the East Coast, most recently in New York City. When Emily isn't busy writing, baking, or trying to learn French, she's watching her favorite series, "Downton Abbey," in hopes of one day being as elegant as the ladies of Downton. She currently lives in Los Angeles, CA.

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"Add a bit of sophistication and style to your "Downton Abbey" watching parties in the months to come. The great thing about the book is that it is not only laid out by meal course from Hor D'Oeuvres to the Finishing Touches of Sweets and Desserts, there are also some bits and bobs that will help you prepare Afternoon Tea, course pairings, tips for table seatings and etiquette guidelines. I did make the Shepherd's Pie (page 222) recently. Have to say that I did take Mrs. Patmore's suggestion and substituted minced lamb for the beef and it was pretty darn good. Gordon Ramsay, here I come." --Tellyspotting.org""Downton Abbey" fans in America may be feeling hard up for some period drama, and the knowledge that we won't get to watch season 3 until January 2013 has us scheming up ways to get our fix. There's one other way to consume some "Downton Abbey" drama: by cooking it. That's right, The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook is on the way, by Emily Ansara Baines, who also gifted us with The Unofficial Hunger Games Cookbook. Helpfully, she includes conversion tables for metric measurements, baking pan sizes and temperatures - these alone are worth the $21.95 cover price. Downton Abbey fans, get cooking!" --"Wall Street Journal""Season Three of "Downton Abbey" won't hit American shores until January of 2013, which is a very long time to wait. But for the fans who need to start planning their premiere night dinner parties immediately and want to channel their inner Mrs. Patmore in time, there's "The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook." Obviously, these dishes are best served with the most Downtonesque of accoutrements: deception, jealousy and awkward sexual tension with your third cousin once removed." --BlackBook"Not only is the cookbook a fascinating look at the British television series itself, it's a great historical look at the types of foods that were eaten by British royalty in the early 1900s. If you're a fan of "Downton Abbey" British television series