A Feast for the Hobbits - Feast of Starlight
A dinner feast inspired by the parties held in Hobbiton. The recipes are for Hobbit Day and are inspired by the stories by JRR Tolkien and Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.
Sweet Cakes | Sleepy Hollow | In Literature
As you start baking recipes from Colonial America, you’ll start to notice that sugar was used, but in the majority of recipes it was used lightly ‘to season’. In The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, you’ll find recipes with a dusting of sugar for a hint of sweetness, such as the cruller, doughty doughnut and oly ... Read More about Sweet Cakes | Sleepy Hollow
Game of Thrones: Roast Pork with Mushrooms and Apples - Feast of Starlight
Game of Thrones recipe for roast pork with apples and mushrooms inspired by the show, Game of Thrones and book, Clash of Kings, from George RR Martin.
When Bilbo finds himself hosting an “unexpected party” of dwarves (plus one wizard), he scurries around gathering food items to serve his guests. As each dwarf appears on his doorstep, he requests a new food item. Bifur requests “raspberry jam and apple tart.” Though in the context of the book, I think Bifur was asking … Bifur’s Apple Tart – The Hobbit Recipe Read More »
Old English Posh Picnic Raised Chicken and Ham Pie Recipe - Food.com
I will not pretend that this pie is easy or quick to make, however, if you want to impress your friends or family with a sensational "posh" English raised pie then this is the recipe for you! Tender chunks of chicken with pork sausage meat and ham are encased in crisp hot water crust pastry, liberally seasoned with spices and herbs; this pie makes a simply stunning centrepiece for any Glyndebourne style picnic event or for a special celebratory cold buffet, such as weddings, christenings or…
Honey Cakes & Ginger Cakes | Sleepy Hollow | In Literature
In American Cookery, published in 1796, we start to see the use of pearlash. Pearlash is potassium carbonate, an alkaline from wood ash. Today we use bicarbonate soda, baking powder or self-raising flour, but the use of pearlash allowed for a more cake-like consistency, rather than a cookie. It’s possible the change in density drove the ... Read More about Honey Cakes & Ginger Cakes | Sleepy Hollow
George Washington Carrot Tea Cake
This Carrot Tea Cake is a historical recipe enjoyed by George Washington at the end of the Revolutionary War. This old cake recipe is simple but delicious!
This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small commission for sales made through those links. This costs you nothing extra. Thanks for your support! “We’re all right! I’ve just found some sponge cake.” –The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring– I’ve watched The Fellowship of the Ring so many … Bilbo’s Sponge Cake – A Lord of the Rings Recipe Read More »