The Tudor Travel Guide

Your Visitor's Companion to the Aristocratic Houses of the Sixteenth Century

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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In this month’s Great Tudor Bake Off, we travel to sixteenth-century Germany and indulge in some sweet and sticky German pastries enjoyed, no doubt, by the likes of Anne of Cleves before she left her homeland for England. It is well-known that the German Princess became homesick at some point, and given these delicious delicacies, …

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