The Victorian Pantry, Authentic Vintage Recipes (includes historical recipes that are just fun to read; recipes include those for kisses [lemon meringue], cider cake, plum pudding, snitz and knep, bubble and squeak, onion custard, and more!)
Dickens Christmas Recipes from Nephew Fred Duchess Potatoes Baked Apples stuffed with dried fruit and pecans – Something sweet-but-wholesome for your holiday table. New England Sausage, Apple and Dried Cranberry Stuffing – a hearty stuffing; everyone will want seconds. Glazed Carrots with Walnuts – a delightful holiday side dish. Plum Pudding with Hard Sauce – a truly Dickensian dessert. Mincemeat Pie – Rumor has is this was Scrooge’s favorite dessert.
Jane Austen's White Soup - White Soup is, I suppose, one of the most famous food dishes in Jane Austen’s works, almost on a par with Mr Woodhouse’s gruel. White soup originated in 17th century France. Then known as Pottage a la Reine ( Queen’s Soup) it was a slightly different dish to that served to Charles Bingley’s guests and produced by the quart by the indefatigable Nicholls.