Christmas At Highclere: Recipes And Traditions From The Real Downton Abbey
Autor : The Countess Of Carnarvon
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Klappentext Highclere Castle, the real Downton Abbey, is always bustling with activity, but it is never more alive than at Christmastime.CHRISTMAS AT HIGHCLERE invites you into the magic of the festive season in one of the most famous historic houses in the world. The 8th Countess of Carnarvon shares stories of the traditions and rituals that take place every year, through Advent, Christmas, Boxing Day, all the way to New Year’s Eve.See how the manor is transformed by decorations, from the raising of a twenty-foot tree in the saloon to the gathering of holly and mistletoe from the grounds. Learn the secret to melt-in-your-mouth turkey, deliciously spiced mulled wine and perfectly flaky mince pies.Discover stories of Highclere Christmases past and present – of distinguished guests warming themselves by the fire after long journeys home through the snow, unexpected knocks on the door, and the joy of bringing family – and staff – together after a busy year.CHRISTMAS AT HIGHCLERE is Lady Carnarvon’s guide to the perfect traditional Christmas, from crackers to carol singers. Packed with stories, recipes and festive inspiration, this rich compendium will guarantee you and your guests a Christmas to remember. Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende Fiona, 8th Countess of Carnarvon, is the wife of Geordie, 8th Earl of Carnarvon.She is an alumna of St Andrews University, a former auditor for Coopers & Lybrand accountants and created her own clothes brand in the 1990s. She and her husband and son live ‘quietly’ with seven dogs, too many horses, a brood of chickens, a pet rabbit as well as a pet sheep, a number of bee hives amongst the community of Highclere Castle today. Together, they manage a range of businesses at Highclere Castle, home of the worldwide television drama Downton Abbey.Fascinated by the history of the people as well as the Castle at Highclere, Lady Carnarvon has written two New York Times Bestsellers: Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey: The Lost Legacy of Highclere (2011) and Lady Catherine and the Real Downton Abbey (2013).