For over 300 years Fortnum & Mason has been internationally renowned for its style, elegance, English charm and above all, as a purveyor of foods of the finest quality, including a distinguished range of honey and preserves.
This beautiful pocket book celebrates Fortnum's outstanding heritage in preserving. From the fascinating history of its preserves and why Fortnum & Mason continues to use time-honoured methods in their manufacture, to how the store came to house a colony of bees on its rooftop, this is a charming collection of anecdotes and stories alongside over 50 delicious recipes using honey and preserves. From Scallops with Honey, Soy and Chilli, Beef and Stout Puff Pastry Pie and a Marmalade-glazed Ham to delicate teatime treats and elegant puddings, there is a something for every occasion and every time of the day.
Beautifully illustrated with colour photography and line illustrations throughout, you can now enjoy a taste of Fortnum's at home.
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This little gem us full of beautiful illustrations and ideas that will tempt even the most reluctant cook to buy a pot of honey and head for the kitchen. - Sainsbury's Magazine
A celebration of the art... Mouthwatering. This pocket book packs a punch, and the dishes won't break the bank if you make them at home. - Image Interiors
A brilliant kitchen tool... The recipes are stunning and offer genuinely inventive ways of using up forgotten jars... There's something for every occasion and time of the day. - Great British Food
Like the shop there is a distinct identity, but it's unobtrusive - if there is a philosophy it's delivered in a slightly tongue in cheek fashion - this is about the finer things in life and a certain old fashioned traditionalism. - Desperate Reader
A charming collection of anecdotes and stories alongside over 50 delicious recipes... Mouth-watering. - The English Home
A fascinating brief history of preserving is intertwined with a history of Fortnum & Mason itself before the long recipe section offers a plethora of delicious treats to make at home... Delicious! - Good Book Guide
About the Author
Fortnum & Mason is unique; the company was founded over 300 years ago and its stunning façade and striking window displays continue to draw admirers from all over the world. Famous for its gift hampers, where a variety of honey and preserves are often included.