Christmas at the Palace: a cookbook review

 Back in June, I reviewed Carolyn Robb's Tea at the Palace . Well she's back with another beautiful book that combines stories about eight royal residences and the Christmas fare one would encounter there. Christmas at the Palace takes on its subject matter with approachable authority and boy, is it pretty to look at. Carolyn Robb served as royal chef to the House of Windsor for 12 years and in this book, she highlights 50 recipes that announce very loudly that the holiday season is upon us. I love the British approach to food and I love their respect for baking especially. I never fully grasped how lacking traditional American baking is until I started exploring the differences between the British approach and ours. I fancy myself to be an accomplished baker but it wasn't until I ran into broadcasts of the Great British Bake Off on Netflix that I truly understood how broadly they interpret words like cake and pie . Exposure to British baking is also how I came to see the

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