For all of us who love the show! You need to own this cookbook for a myriad of reasons listed below! I started the show because I love Miranda Hart, and then was thrilled when Miriam Margolyes showed up as well!
Celebrate the nurturing moments and cozy cuisine of the popular period drama Call the Midwife. Call the Midwife: The Official Cookbook includes more than 100 beautiful photographs of featured recipes and stills from the show and dozens of memorable quotes from many of the series characters that viewers have come to know. Fans and food historians alike will appreciate not only the detailed references to the place each dish holds in the show’s storyline but also its greater contribution within England’s culinary history.
From timeless classics of British cuisine like Treacle Sponge, Scones, and Toad in the Hole to such Call the Midwife–inspired dishes as Coconut Layer Cake, Iced Buns, and Gingerbread Not Men, these recipes capture both the quintessential dishes of midcentury Britain and the heart of this beloved show.
The nuns and nurses of Nonnatus House assemble daily for meals that nourish the body and spirit. Gathered at the table they share concerns, questions, advice, and support, and prepare to care for the families of Poplar. In Call the Midwife: The Official Cookbook, more than 50 authentic recipes recreate the delicious and nutritious dishes served at the Nonnatus House table and the hearty fare enjoyed by working-class Brits in the 1950s and 60s.
-From classics Fairy Cakes, Mince Pies, and Chicken a la King, to character favorites like the Coconut Cake, Bakewell Tarts, and a Giant Sandwich Loaf, these recipes capture the spirit of Call the Midwife and mid-century British life.
-Featuring lavish photographs from the show, fan-favorite quotes, and fascinating facts and history about British cookery, fans of Call the Midwife and home cooks alike can celebrate the timeless classics of British cuisine at home.
-50+ RECIPES: Dozens of delicious recipes for nourishing dishes served at the Nonnatus house table, characters’ favorite foods, and classic British fare.
-MEMORABLE MOMENTS: Includes dozens of photos of favorite scenes from Call the Midwife.
-INSPIRING IMAGES: Gorgeous food photography featuring authentic mid-century table settings set the mood for memorable meals.
-CLASSIC QUOTES: Fan-favorite lines from beloved characters including Sister Julienne, Trixie, Violet and Fred Buckle, and Dr. Turner are sprinkled throughout.
Call the Midwife the Official Cookbook is available to PreOrder now!
Season 12 of Call the Midwife premieres on PBS. March 19th, 2023!
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