Medieval Recipes

Mrs Sherwood was a housekeeper within the 17th century.  Why not try her delicious Medieval recipes at home!


Grave of Small Birds – Not as scary as it sounds! A simple French 15th century dish involving chicken, wine and seasoning!

Maids of Honour – Delicious short crust pastry traditional filled with cream cheese & lemon curd

Pear Mousse – Delicious Fruit mousse with a custard consistency. We recommend serving with custard!

Spinach T’art – A delicious English 15th century peasant vegetarian dish

Lardy cake – a celebration cake whose origin dates back to the 15th century!