Tudor cakes recipes

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Twelfth Night, Epiphany and Delicious Bread! King Cake: Rosca de Reyes (Recipe)

Twelfth Night, Epiphany and Delicious Bread! King Cake: Rosca de Reyes (Recipe)

 In mediaeval and Tudor England, the Twelfth Night marked the end of a winter festival that started on All Hallows Eve — now more commonly known as Halloween
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Premiere Hotel Klang - Tudor Style Christmas

Premiere Hotel Klang - Tudor Style Christmas

The wide selection of the top notch cakes and confectioneries will be a sheer pleasure to those who love sweet stuffs
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Made over orange, cranberry and chocolate chip biscuits

Made over orange, cranberry and chocolate chip biscuits

The setting in a Tudor building was great too - quite different to Australian Christmas. As for the orange biscuits, they are really a cross between biscuits (cookies), scones and rock cakes
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Weald and Downland Open Air museum

Weald and Downland Open Air museum

They come from all over south east England and represent different periods in history from the medieval, Tudor to Victorian
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Village London part one

Village London part one

Just across the Street is the Church Of The Good Shepherd in all its stripy Victorian “Tudor” glory. Marylebone Village Map from my notebook
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Christmas In July with NotOnTheHighStreet

Christmas In July with NotOnTheHighStreet

Loved this beautiful personalised floral family portrait by Nia Tudor Illustration. When else would gold on cakes and chocolates look so right
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Making Hot Cross Buns

Making Hot Cross Buns

The tradition of eating spiced buns on Good Friday probably goes back to Tudor times. The Spring festival was usually marked by most civilisations and eating special cakes probably played a great part
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SUPERB AFTERNOON TEA OFFER IN WOODBRIDGE, SUFFOLK...

SUPERB AFTERNOON TEA OFFER IN WOODBRIDGE, SUFFOLK...

They serve a traditional Afternoon Tea with dainty sandwiches, scones, individual cakes and a miniature trifle
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Versitle blogger award

Versitle blogger award

I have a slight obsession with the Tudors… I hated history at school, but I am spending time now in my grown up years finding out more about that ere of history
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Bristol, not at all what I’d expected

Bristol, not at all what I’d expected

I was slightly excited at the prospect of the mid nineteenth century architectural style called a Bristol Byzantine, the Tudor mansions the Georgian squares
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Winter Snack Recipe: Ploughman’s Rarebit – Cheese and Chutney on Toast with Pickles

Winter Snack Recipe: Ploughman’s Rarebit – Cheese and Chutney on Toast with Pickles

However, by Tudor times, cows milk was the norm across the Vale of Berkeley and down to Bristol. Winter Snack Recipe
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Tried & Tested in Maidstone, Kent

Tried & Tested in Maidstone, Kent

It’s set in a very quaint tudor building on the high street. It’s open for breakfast, lunch, more recently dinner and also serves mouth watering cakes throughout the day so it is worth a visit any time of the day
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Sissinghurst: the perfect weekend break

Sissinghurst: the perfect weekend break

Nearby Goudhurst is an impossibly pretty little village full of wobbly brick cottages and ancient, twisted, Tudor black and white buildings
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HONEY MEAD CHOCOLATE TART

HONEY MEAD CHOCOLATE TART

To make the pastry for this tart I used Roasted Caramelised Almonds from Tudor’s Luxury Pralines, they were so moreish I had to hide them from my boyfriend who was eating them quicker than I could bake with them
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Caprera Flavours of Christmas Gift Hamper Giveaway worth £57 – Closed

Caprera Flavours of Christmas Gift Hamper Giveaway worth £57 – Closed

Tudor’s Luxury Pralines (Tudor’s Luxury Pralines). Today I’m introducing Caprera, a new online artisan food and beverage marketplace
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Crepe Cake or Thousand Layer Cake

Crepe Cake or Thousand Layer Cake

Pancakes were popular in Tudor times particularly on Shrove Tuesday when people would use up richer foods such as eggs, sugar and milk before Lent
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A right Royal Wedding Cake

A right Royal Wedding Cake

early medieval times and later Tudor cakes which were largely bread and dried. The history of wedding cakes goes back to
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2 April: Good Friday

2 April: Good Friday

Elizabeth David tells us in ‘English Bread and Yeast Cookery’ that spiced yeast buns became popular in Tudor times