A Homebody Gentleman’s Menu (inspired by Emma)

Woodhouse Weekly Menu

Sunday

  • Roasted lamb, root vegetables (potatoes, carrots, parsnip, mushroom), freshly baked bread, apple tart, wine

Monday

  • Egg atop a bed of roast root vegetables (left-over from Sunday roast), left over bread, custard, wine

Tuesday

  • North Wiltshire, Stilton cheese, boiled potatoes, boiled eggs, wine

Wednesday

  • Fish soup, freshly baked bread, boiled oats and molasses, wine

Thursday

  • Baked ham, mushrooms, beet-root, custard, wine

Friday

  • Haddock over rice, boiled brussel sprouts, pear tart, wine

Saturday

  • Blood pudding (from leftover pig), roasted potatoes, toast and jam, wine

 

*as prepared by a cook and containing meat most days due to economic status

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1 thought on “A Homebody Gentleman’s Menu (inspired by Emma)”

  1. Manda, thanks for this culinary glimpse into the Woodhouse household! I appreciated your attention to the fact that the Woodhouses would have been able to afford meat, unlike some of Highbury’s other citizens (e.g., the Bates–it’s interesting to note the scene in which they have been sent a shoulder of pork). Also, the Sunday evening meal sounds divine! Happy reading…Best, Nora

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