Here’s an eighteenth century twist on a seasonal classic, involving good winter pears and a pint of port.
Tag: pear recipe
Brigitte Webster Makes ‘Spiced Pear Pie’ (via Thomas Dawson)
This modern take on Thomas Dawson’s C16th recipe is a delicious combination of pears, candied orange, sugar and spice.
Henry Howard, on Stewing Pears
Here’s a delicious-sounding, rather boozy, spicy-sweet, early C18th recipe for baking and stewing Warden pears.
William Goodman, on Baking Pears
Here’s a simple but tasty-sounding method for slowly oven-baking pears… from a social history of Stuart-era Great Britain.
Mary Smith, on Making ‘White Caps’
Here’s an eighteenth century recipe for an iced pear tart that sounds simple to make and delicious to eat. Enjoy!
The Forme of Cury, on Making Comadore
Anyone for a 14th century recipe for what sounds distinctly like a fried, fruit-filled doughnut?