Category: Regency Christmas Traditions

Regency Traditions Video:Delicious Whipped Syllabub

  Sweetened heavy cream, half curdled, half whipped, floated on sweetened wine or juice. Watch a syllabub made the old fashioned way.   Delicious Whipped Syllabub Read more about syllabub and other holiday foods here.   If you enjoyed this post you might also enjoy:  

Regency Christmas Traditions: The Christmas Feast

Though the Christmas feast was a high point in the festivities, other balls and parties, especially on Twelfth Night placed many demands on the Regency kitchen.   So many guests could require a tremendous amount of food to be kept on hand. All this celebrating could leave a hostess utterly overwhelmed and exasperated by the …

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Regency Christmas Traditions: Special Days of the Holiday Season

  Each year it seems we complain that the holiday season begins earlier and earlier with some shops bringing out holiday goods even in the last months of summer.   The holiday calendar during the Regency era was a little more clearly defined, with a very predictable set of dates and events for celebration. Holiday …

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Regency Traditions Video: Make a Plum Pudding

  Though today’s video depicts 18th century methods, little changed about making plum pudding during the Regency Era.      18th Century Cooking with Jas Townsend and Son: Plum Pudding   Read more about plum pudding here. Read about the Bennet family’s Stir it Up Sunday here.  Read more about syllabub and other holiday foods …

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Regency Christmas Traditions: Stir up a Plum pudding

  Continuing on the theme of Regency Era Christmas traditions, the quintessential Christmas food, the plum pudding!      “Hallo! A great deal of steam! The pudding was out of the copper [boiler]. A smell like washing –day! That was the cloth [the pudding bag]. A smell like an eating house and a pastrycook’s next …

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