Category: Shakespeare cooking

Henry VIII – Preview

Just a preview, because I am exhausted by hours of cooking and not enough sleeping, and also, strangely, by reading Catherine of Aragon, for whom I have a lot of sympathy at the best of times and who really is…

Another Shakespeare Feast…

We’re doing Henry VIII (which also goes by the highly inaccurate name of ‘All is True’) on Sunday, so it’s time to go hunting for appropriate recipes. (Is it just me, or do recipes disappear out of cookbooks when you…

Shakespeare: The Aftermath

There are a lot of posts I need to write.  I need to write the gargantuan photographic post about Pericles (NB: There was definitely enough food.).  I need to write about going to the market and finally – finally! –…

More thoughts on Roman cooking

I was going to write a beautiful, illustrated post on making curd cheese today.  Alas, O my readers, I can do nothing of the sort, because the cheese, which I have made successfully at least twice before, was a dire…