Hobbit Week: Hot Buttered Shire Scones

Kitchen Overlord Hobbit Week - Hot Buttered Shire Scones

Forget those crunchy triangles you find at Starbucks. The Victorian scones of Tolkien’s day were far more like southern style American biscuits. Like American biscuits, these are best served hot and buttered. Unlike their modern counterparts, they’re served at teatime, around 4 p.m., with clotted cream or home made raspberry jam. The creamy interior bears little resemblance to the brick-like

Read more

11 Recipes for 11 Doctors: Shakespearean Shooter Sandwich

Shakespearean Shooter Sandwich That beard. That swagger. Oh, Shakespeare. You’ve never been so sexy. If you slipped into the Tardis for Martha’s first journey back in time, you could not only enjoy the only production of Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Won,” but also a hearty slice of what would later be called a Shooter’s Sandwich. It’s a sort of cheap cheater’s

Read more