English Carrot Soup

Hi all, The Carrot soup, as simple and common as it may sound has a facinating history behind it too. This soup was eaten by the English annually on 26th August to commemorate the Battle of Crécy, in Crécy, France in 1346. History says that after the victory of the English soldiers they were served …

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Chocolate Pudding, the Victorian way

Hi all, As promised I have brought to you another recipe from our fabulous Mrs. Avis Crocombe herself. Today's recipe is for all the chocolate lovers out there - it's the Steamed Chocolate Pudding. Yet another recipe freshly steamed from the kitchen of the 17th century prodigy house the Audley End by Mrs. Avis Crocombe. …

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