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A Victorian Christmas with Ivan Day

Join distinguished and celebrated food historian Ivan Day on a journey back in time to rediscover long forgotten cookery techniques and heirloom recipes. On this hands on course you will work together to recreate a selection of historic dishes that would have formed the centrepiece of lavish Christmas banquets.

Ivan has an international reputation as an outstanding authority on food history and culture and is also a professional chef and confectioner, TV and radio broadcaster.

Enjoy a fascinating day and discover the taste of Christmas past as you create dishses such as:

  • Victorian roast goose with Alexis Soyer's sage and beetroot stuffing
  • A Christmas pie
  • Ornamenting a Twelfth Cake with original moulds
  • Seventeenth century Christmas potage
  • Historic gingerbreads and yule dows
  • Victorian moulded Ingoldsby plum pudding and Eliza Acton's punch sauce

The delicious dishes made on the course will either be eaten at the School or taken home to enjoy.

Refreshments will be available on arrival and throughout the day as well as an informal buffet lunch. All ingredients, equipment and recipes will be provided.

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Summary

Subjects: Baking, Butchery, Preserves and pickling, Patisserie

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