Here’s an eighteenth century twist on a seasonal classic, involving good winter pears and a pint of port.
This modern take on Thomas Dawson’s C16th recipe is a delicious combination of pears, candied orange, sugar and spice.
Here’s a delicious-sounding, rather boozy, spicy-sweet, early C18th recipe for baking and stewing Warden pears.
Here’s a simple but tasty-sounding method for slowly oven-baking pears… from a social history of Stuart-era Great Britain.
Here’s an eighteenth century recipe for an iced pear tart that sounds simple to make and delicious to eat. Enjoy!
Anyone for a 14th century recipe for what sounds distinctly like a fried, fruit-filled doughnut?