Tudor Syrup

Welcome back to The Great Tudor Bake Off. As the autumn approaches for us in the UK, Brigitte Webster, our resident chef here at The Tudor Travel Guide, has got a recipe packed full of nutrients to keep your immune system boosted. The Tudors considered food to be a type of medicine provided by nature, often relying … Read more

Primrose Tart: A Tudor Springtime Treat

This month, our chef at The Tudor Travel Guide, Brigitte Webster, introduces us to the Tudor springtime treat of primrose tart. The wild primrose (primula vulgaris) is native to western and southern Europe, northwest Africa and parts of southwest Asia. First recorded in England by Friar Henry Daniel in 1375, wild primroses are becoming increasingly rare. … Read more

Tudor Parsnip Cakes: A Sweet Seasonal Treat

This month, The Great Tudor Bake Off focuses on a seasonal ingredient: parsnips. Harvested in January, parsnips are a nutritious root vegetable, rich in minerals, vitamins and fibre. Our chef at The Tudor Travel Guide, Brigitte Webster, shows us how to make Tudor Parsnip Cakes. They’re the perfect boost for your immune system. So, why not … Read more

Venison Pie: A Christmas Tudor Treat

Christmas is fast approaching and after the end of a difficult year for most of us, some feasting and merriment will be most welcome. Well, in this month’s Great Tudor Bake Off, Brigitte Webster, our Tudor chef, here at The Tudor Travel Guide, treats us to a savoury Tudor dish for the dinner table: Tudor … Read more

Tudor Apple Fritters: The Perfect Autumn Treat

Welcome to this month’s Great Tudor Bake Off! Once again, Brigitte Webster takes us on a culinary journey through Tudor England. last month our seasonal ingredient was the plum and we learned to make a fabulous Tudor Plum Tart. As it is September, this month, our seasonal ingredient will be the humble apple. Make sure … Read more

Strawberries in Tudor and Stuart England

As we enjoy the lush bounty of summer here in the UK, it’s time to celebrate one of the most iconic, fleshy and delicious fruits of the English summertime – the humble strawberry! I am a BIG fan! Every year I eagerly await the coming of June when strawberries really come into season (I never … Read more

Tudor Elderflower Fritters

During the past few months, I have observed a growing interest in ‘foraging’ food in the western hemisphere, something that would have been done on a daily basis in Tudor England. Well, today we make the most of this trend and enjoy some hedgerow harvesting of our own. We are going to dive into this simple … Read more