A Historical Cookbook from a New York Times Bestselling Author!
17th century recipes with modern versions and gluten-free options
If you enjoy cooking, historical recipes, or historical romance, you’ll enjoy this cookbook from bestselling romance author Lauren Royal!
Lauren’s Chase Family Series characters love to eat! And Lauren does her research, so of course they eat period-appropriate foods. Lauren has collected dozens of antique cookbooks from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, and over many years of trial and error, she’s learned how to make the recipes using modern methods.
In this cookbook, Lauren shares her very favorite historical recipes with you, two from each of her Chase Family Series: The Jewels and Chase Family Series: The Flowers novels, along with excerpts from the scenes where her characters enjoy each dish. All of the recipes are easy to make, even for beginner cooks.
For each recipe, Lauren has included the original text and her modern adaptation, with current measurements and cooking methods. And every recipe includes gluten-free alternatives!
17th CENTURY RECIPE LIST
Beef in Claret (a hearty dish served over toast)
Chicken & Artichoke Pie (a Royal family favorite)
Chicken Fricassee (a light and creamy dish)
Claret Wine Punch (a historical drink for celebrations)
Cream Toasts (17th century French Toast!)
Mushroom Pie (another Royal family favorite)
Nun’s Biscuits (sweet and lemony…like madeleines, but better)
Rabbit Stew (can also be made with other meats!)
Sack Posset (a sweet and creamy hot drink for a cold winter night)
Stewed Prawns (for the shrimp lovers in your family)
Syllabub (a heavenly drink or dessert)
Tarte of Spinage (Spinach Pie—it’s delicious!)
Twelve historical recipes, both original and modern versions
Two photos for each recipe
Indexed and linked by course, to make it easy to find what you want
Excerpts that feature each dish, from Lauren’s Chase Family Series: The Jewels and Chase Family Series: The Flowers
This e-book contains Bonus Material: including a link to an online contest where you can enter to win a piece of jewelry featured in one of Lauren's books.
While all of Lauren’s books can be read as stand-alone novels, many readers enjoy reading them as part of a series. All of Lauren’s books feature Chase family members. Should you wish to read them in chronological order, this is the sequence:
Chase Family Series: The Jewels
1666 - AMETHYST (Colin & Amy)
1667 - EMERALD (Jason & Caithren)
1667 - FOREVERMORE (Cameron & Clarice)
1668 - AMBER (Trick & Kendra)
Chase Family Series: The Flowers
1673 - VIOLET (Ford & Violet)
1677 - LILY (Rand & Lily)
1677 - ROSE (Kit & Rose)
1651 - A SECRET CHRISTMAS (Joseph & Chrystabel)
Chase Family Series: The Regency
1815 - LOST IN TEMPTATION (Tristan & Alexandra)
1816 - TEMPTING JULIANA (James & Juliana)
1817 - THE ART OF TEMPTATION (Sean & Corinna + Griffin & Rachael)
Chase Family Series: The Renaissance
1549 - ALICE BETROTHED (Adam & Alice)
Specially Priced Boxed Sets
CHASE FAMILY SERIES: THE JEWELS COLLECTION
CHASE FAMILY SERIES: THE FLOWERS COLLECTION
CHASE FAMILY SERIES: THE COMPLETE JEWELS & FLOWERS COLLECTION
CHASE FAMILY SERIES: THE REGENCY COLLECTION
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
LAUREN ROYAL decided to become a writer at the age of eight, after winning a “Why My Mother is the Greatest” essay contest. Now she’s a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of humorous historical romance novels. Lauren lives in Southern California with her family and their constantly shedding cat. She still thinks her mother is the greatest.
Visit Lauren’s website at LaurenRoyal.com, where you can learn about the real people and real places in her books, enter a contest, sign up for her newsletter, and see the ever-growing branches of the Chase Family Tree.
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