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How To Make Fashionable Apple Dumplings – The Victorian Way
Views 409KMonth ago
Today, it looks like we’ve stumbled across Mrs Crocombe at rest knitting some dishcloths. In actual fact, she’s hard at work; these dishcloths help to produce a rather interesting texture to today’s recipe - Fashionable Apple Dumplings. Englis..
How to Make Cheese Seftons - The Victorian Way
Views 523K2 months ago
Today Mrs Crocombe shows us how to make cheese seftons - delightful savoury treats designed for the end of a meal, for the dessert course, or even sometimes after it as an alternative option for those who prefer a savoury palate cleanser. English He..
How to Make Butter – The Victorian Way
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Introducing Miss Fanny Cowley, the dairy maid. The kitchens at Audley End House use a lot of butter - around 3-4lbs a day. Today, Mrs Crocombe pays a visit to the dairy as she requires some butter with herbs. English Heritage is a charity, working..
A Tour of the Laundry - The Victorian Way
Views 173K9 days ago
A lot goes on at Audley End House beyond the kitchen. Introducing Mrs Warwick, the housekeeper. In her own resolute way, she walks us through the ins and outs of life in the laundry. English Heritage is a charity, working to preserve the story of En..
How to Make Custard Pudding - The Victorian Way
Views 1.9M6 months ago
Today, Mrs Crocombe is making a very good custard pudding. In fact, this recipe is so tasty and simple to make that she's thinking of adding it to her notebook cookbook. With her seal of approval, who are we to disagree? Visit Mrs Crocombe's kitche..
How to Make Ice Cream - The Victorian Way
Views 2.5M4 years ago
Join our Victorian cook as she makes up a batch of a rather unusual (but delicious) ice cream flavour in the kitchens of Audley End House in Essex. Find out more here: ow.ly/RbtZB INGREDIENTS 1 large cucumber 120g sugar Half a pint of water S..
How to Make Victoria Sandwiches - The Victorian Way
Views 1.7M3 years ago
Mrs Crocombe, the Victorian cook, has decided to bake Victoria Sandwiches for Lord and Lady Braybrooke in the kitchens of Audley End. Follow her authentic Victorian recipe and try making this classic cake at home: INGREDIENTS 675g Sugar 6 Eggs 450..
How to Make Marmalade Water Ice - The Victorian Way
Views 1.1M5 months ago
Today, Mrs Crocombe is keeping her cool as she makes marmalade water ice - a simple and refreshing dessert that is often used as a palate cleanser following a meal. INGREDIENTS Marmalade (approx. 125g) 1 small lemon 500ml of water Candied peel (for ..
How to Make Breakfast - The Victorian Way
Views 1.6MYear ago
Mrs Crocombe is busy making breakfast for Lord and Lady Braybrooke in the kitchens of Audley End House and Gardens. This recipe is perfect for using up leftover fish and rice. It originated in India as khichri, a dish made using lentils, rice, onio..
How to Make Trifle - The Victorian Way
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Mrs Crocombe is making trifle - one of Lord Braybrooke's favourite desserts. It's the perfect treat to follow any meal. INGREDIENTS 100g leftover sponge cake 100g ratafia biscuits or macaroons 50 ml brandy 125ml port or sherry 1 teacup of jam 100g ..
How to Make Biscuits - The Victorian Way
Views 904K3 years ago
Mrs Crocombe, the Victorian cook, is going to bake some Queen Drop Biscuits for Lord and Lady Braybrooke in the kitchens of Audley End House. Follow her authentic Victorian recipe and try making a batch of your own biscuits using this classic recip..
How to Make Chocolate Pudding - The Victorian Way
Views 1.5MYear ago
Mrs Crocombe is making a treat for the servants - her recipe for steamed chocolate pudding. INGREDIENTS 225g chocolate 150g breadcrumbs 1/2 pint milk 150g butter 120g caster sugar 3 eggs METHOD Melt the butter and chocolate together, and then add..
How to Make Pigeon Pie - The Victorian Way
Views 1M7 months ago
The shooting season is well under way at Audley End House, which means the guns will need a tasty lunch on the go. Thankfully, Mrs Crocombe knows how to make a delicious pie that is a spectacular way to use up all of those pigeons. Visit Audley End ..
How to Make Gingerbread Cake - The Victorian Way
Views 499K4 months ago
Today we're in for a real treat. Mrs Crocombe is making one of her favourite recipes - a cheap and delicious Gingerbread Cake. Visit Mrs Crocombe's kitchen: bit.ly/2IsfScC INGREDIENTS 500g flour 200g butter (salted, or add a generous pinch o..
Behind the Scenes with Kathy Hipperson (Mrs Crocombe)
Views 687K8 months ago
As a special thank you to our audience, Dr Annie Gray puts some of your questions to Kathy Hipperson, the face behind Mrs Crocombe and her portrayal in our 'Victorian Way' TVclip series. Kathy Hipperson Twitter - @HistoricalHippo Instagram - @Histo..
How to Make Curry - The Victorian Way
Views 897K2 years ago
Mrs Crocombe is back with another recipe. This time she's making a curry suitable for Lord and Lady Braybrooke. Curries are especially popular now that Queen Victoria is Empress of India. INGREDIENTS 500g meat 25g curry powder 1tsb salt 1 tsp flour..
How to Make Gâteau de Pommes - The Victorian Way
Views 765K10 months ago
Today, Mrs Crocombe is making Gâteau de Pommes (or 'apple cheese') - a sweet dish using the apples harvested by Edgar, the third gardener at Audley End House. Join Edgar as he harvests the apples for this recipe: bit.ly/2Sw477s INGREDIENT..
How to Make Soup - The Victorian Way
Views 1.4MYear ago
Mrs Crocombe is making a light soup using rhubarb from the kitchen garden at Audley End House. INGREDIENTS 6 stalks of rhubarb 1 litre veal or beef stock 1 small onion 2 thin slices of bread, plus extra for croutons Salt and pepper METHOD Take hal..
How to Make Pancakes - The Victorian Way
Views 1.9M4 years ago
Join Mrs Crocombe, the Victorian cook, as she prepares some pancakes for Lord and Lady Braybrooke and servants in the kitchens of Audley End House. For the full recipe, take a look at our blog: goo.gl/hXMYCW Visit Audley End House: https:/..
How to Make Mince Pies - The Victorian Way
Views 829K2 years ago
Mrs Crocombe is making traditional mincemeat in the Victorian kitchens of Audley End House. She’s made enough to last the whole Christmas season and will be using it to make some mince pies today. If you would like to make some yourself, storing it..
How to Make a Cup of Tea - The Victorian Way
Views 847K3 years ago
Join Mrs Crocombe as she takes a break from her busy day of cooking to make a pot of tea in the kitchens of Audley End House. Discover more Victorian recipes: goo.gl/hFPA7M SUBSCRIBE TO OUR TVclip CHANNEL: goo.gl/c5lVBJ FIND A PLA..
How to Make a Christmas Cake - The Victorian Way
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Christmas is approaching so Mrs Crocombe is making a cake for Lord and Lady Braybrooke at Audley End House. This traditional plum cake is based on a recipe by Charles Francatelli, who was Queen Victoria's chief cook from 1840 to 1841. INGREDIENTS..
How to Cook Turbot - The Victorian Way
Views 771K8 months ago
Lord and Lady Braybrooke are hosting guests for dinner. They've asked Mrs Crocombe to serve turbot - the most prestigious fish and a popular dish, particularly amongst royalty and aristocratic families. Plan a visit to Mrs Crocombe’s kitchen: http..
How to Cook Turkey - The Victorian Way
Views 925KYear ago
Join Mrs Crocombe as she prepares a side dish for Lord and Lady Braybrooke's Christmas dinner at Audley End House. INGREDIENTS 1 whole turkey (deboned) 2 sticks of celery 2 carrots 4-5 pints of water 115g sausage meat 115g chopped suet/butter 60g..
How to Make Christmas Pudding - The Victorian Way
Views 580K9 months ago
Join Mrs Crocombe as she makes a traditional plum pudding at Audley End House. This recipe comes from 'Modern Cookery' by Eliza Acton, who is understood to have been the first person to call it 'Christmas Pudding'. Plan a visit to Mrs Crocombe's kit..
How to Make Gingerbread – The Victorian Way
Views 602K2 years ago
Ever wondered how to make traditional gingerbread? Join Mrs Crocombe, the Victorian cook, as she makes some edible decorations to hang on the Christmas tree at Audley End House. INGREDIENTS 60g Brown Sugar 225g Flour ¼ of a Beaten Egg 225g Butter 1..
Mrs Crocombe Receives a “Taste of America" Food Parcel - The Victorian Way & Townsends Collaboration
Views 650K10 months ago
Mrs Crocombe has received a parcel from Mr Townsend, including the ingredients and recipe for making Indian Pudding. See the parcel being put together on the Townsends TVclip channel: tvclip.biz/video/piYcgGdO8_w/video.html INGREDIENTS A quart of milk 1 1/3..
Grooming a Horse - The Victorian Way
Views 77K2 years ago
Join John Barker, the groom, as he shows you how to groom and saddle a horse the Victorian way at Audley End House and Gardens in Essex, UK. Visit Audley End House and Gardens: goo.gl/p72Xub SUBSCRIBE TO OUR TVclip CHANNEL: goo.gl..
How to Harvest Apples - The Victorian Way
Views 346K11 months ago
Introducing Edgar Ashman, the third gardener at Audley End. Today, Edgar is harvesting apples for Mrs Crocombe who is making gateau de pomme. See what Edgar gets up to in the gardens under the close watch of head gardener, James Vert - and keep you..
How to Make Christmas Gin Punch - The Victorian Way
Views 390K2 years ago
Mr Lincoln, the butler, is very busy with Christmas preparations, so Mrs Crocombe is making some Christmas gin punch for the servants in the kitchens of Audley End House. INGREDIENTS 250g Brown Sugar 7 lemons 750ml Gin 750ml Ginger Wine 250g Honey ..
Victorian Era Couple Live Like It's The 19th Century | Extraordinary People | New York Post
Views 3.7M7 months ago
On this episode of Extraordinary People, a quirky couple is obsessed with the Victorian era. Sarah and Gabriel Chrisman wear 1880s-inspired clothing, cook with a wood stove and live their everyday lives, in Port Townsend, Washington, as if it’s the..
How to Make Roly Poly Pudding - The Victorian Way
Views 675KYear ago
Mrs Crocombe is making Roly Poly Pudding with bacon, onion and mushrooms. The servants are in for a treat! INGREDIENTS 200g plain flour 75g suet (vegetarian alternatives are available) A generous pinch of salt Cold water Bacon or ham 1 small onion M..
How to Make Marbled Eggs for Easter - The Victorian Way
Views 933KYear ago
If you'd like to try this recipe at home, make sure to be very careful when handling/blowing the eggs. In some countries chickens are not vaccinated against salmonella so we suggest giving the eggs a good wash in boiling water and take care not to ge..
Queen Victoria Makeup Tutorial | History Inspired | Feat. Amber Butchart and Rebecca Butterworth
Views 709K3 months ago
Fashion Historian Amber Butchart and Makeup Artist Rebecca Butterworth are at Osborne - Queen Victoria’s holiday home on the Isle of Wight. This time, they’re creating a Queen Victoria-inspired makeup look on Actor Hollie Hales. Find out what m..
Mrs Crocombe’s “Taste of England" Food Parcel - The Victorian Way & Townsends Collaboration
Views 227KYear ago
Lady Braybrooke has asked Mrs Crocombe to send a 'taste of England' to her acquaintances in America. Make sure to visit the Townsends TVclip channel and see Mrs Crocombe's parcel being received: goo.gl/WF4DoU SUBSCRIBE TO OUR TVclip CHAN..
Driving a Cart - The Victorian Way
Views 70K2 years ago
Join Miss Emily Justice, Lady Braybrooke’s personal maid, as she shows you how to drive a horse and cart the Victorian way. From horseback riding to side saddle, and even horse and cart, there’s plenty on display for visitors in the Victorian s..
Cooking with Apples - The Victorian Way
Views 660K4 years ago
It's harvest season at Audley End House and our Victorian cook has been busy picking apples to use in a rather spectacular and unusual autumnal treat - an Apple Hedgehog! Discover more Victorian recipes: goo.gl/JzCGVH SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTU..
How To Cook A Stew - The Medieval Way
Views 181K11 months ago
Join Kirsten as she makes a traditional medieval stew at the Battle of Hastings reenactment at Battle Abbey, East Sussex. FIND A PLACE TO VISIT: goo.gl/86w2F6 VISIT OUR BLOG: goo.gl/DumtLo LIKE US ON FACEBOOK: goo.gl/Un5F2..
Riding Side Saddle - The Victorian Way
Views 154K2 years ago
Join Miss Willoughby as she shows you how to ride side saddle the Victorian way. From horseback riding to side saddle, and even horse and cart, there’s plenty on display for visitors in the Victorian stable yard at Audley End House and Gardens: ht..
The Real Mrs Crocombe | Who was Avis Crocombe?
Views 355KYear ago
Did you know that Mrs Crocombe was a real person? Join Peter Moore as he uncovers the real history of Avis Crocombe, who was the head cook for Lord and Lady Braybrooke at Audley End House of Gardens in the 1880s. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR TVclip CHANNEL: ..
The Real Mrs Crocombe | Part One: Victorian Kitchen Life
Views 287KYear ago
In part one of this new mini-series, we go behind the scenes on the Victorian way with food historian Dr Annie Gray. Learn about the life of Avis Crocombe and her staff at Audley End House during the Victorian era. Visit Audley End House and Gardens..
The Real Mrs Crocombe | Part Four: A Victorian Cook's Outfit
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Join historian Dr Annie Gray as she takes you through the components of the outfit worn by a Victorian cook such as Avis Crocombe. From the all-important corset to a delicate pleated cap, go behind the scenes of The Victorian Way to see how the outfi..
How to Make a Traditional Christmas Pudding
Views 419K4 years ago
Join Mrs. Eschbach the Victorian cook as she prepares a traditional Christmas pudding. If you want to make your own traditional Victorian Christmas pudding, here's the recipe which is taken from Eliza Acton’s best-selling Modern Cookery book of 18..
Unboxing a Food Parcel from Great Britain
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The Victorian Way of Death
Views 469K2 years ago
From Body-Snatching to Burning: The Victorian Way of Death. Documentary presented by Dan Cruickshank examining changes in attitudes and practices regarding death and the treatment of the dead during the course of the 19th century and up to the First ..
Getting dressed in the 18th century
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A lady gets dressed in the fashion of 18th century. She puts on her clothes, with help in a particular order, including, a shift, stays, petticoats, pockets, roll, stockings and garters, gown and stomacher, apron and shoes. Read more about this from..
Gift Wrapping- The Victorian Way
Views 323K7 years ago
A lady gets dressed in the fashion of 18th century. She puts on her clothes, with help in a particular order, including, a shift, stays, petticoats, pockets, roll, stockings and garters, gown and stomacher, apron and shoes. Read more about this from..
Unbelievable Ways The Victorians Caused Their Own Deaths | Absolute History
Views 951K7 months ago
Hidden Killers of the Victorian Home: In a genuine horror story, Suzannah Lipscomb reveals the lethal products, gadgets and conveniences that lurked in every room of the Victorian home and shows how they were unmasked. Content licensed from DRG. Any..
Laundry the Victorian Way
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Laundry the Victorian way, Wortley Top Forge Sheffield with Gordon Parkinson
Top 10 Disturbing Facts About Victorian England
Views 432KYear ago
Top 10 Disturbing Facts About Victorian England Subscribe: bit.ly/2tVCcUH Think you know your Victorian history? Think again. For this list, we're counting down the weirdest, grossest, most surprising and unexpected facts about the Victorian ..