Tudor Cooking with Claire – A fool

| October 6, 2017

Tudor Cooking with Claire – A fool

Phew! I’ve just recorded my 15th “Tudor Cooking with Claire” video and the latest recipe is a Tudor fool. Today, an English fool is a dessert made by mixing stewed or puréed fruit with cream or custard, but a medieval or Tudor fool was a creamy custard with or without bread soaked into it. My […]

Tudor Buttered Beere from 1594

| December 20, 2016

Tudor Buttered Beere from 1594

In my latest Tudor Cooking with Claire I’m making a warming drink which is perfect for serving at a Christmas party or for enjoying in front of the fire instead of mulled wine. It’s called “buttered beere” and is from Thomas Dawson’s 1594 book The good Huswifes Handmaide for the Kitchin. It is really easy […]