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Chase Family Recipes

(A book in the Chase Family series)
A non fiction book by

A Historical Cookbook from a New York Times Bestselling Author!
17th century recipes with modern versions and gluten-free options

If you enjoy cooking, historical recipes, or historical romance, you'll enjoy this cookbook from bestselling romance author Lauren Royal!

Lauren's Chase Family Series characters love to eat! And Lauren does her research, so of course they eat period-appropriate foods. Lauren has collected dozens of antique cookbooks from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, and over many years of trial and error, she's learned how to make the recipes using modern methods.

In this cookbook, Lauren shares her very favorite historical recipes with you, two from each of her Chase Family Series: The Jewels and Chase Family Series: The Flowers novels, along with excerpts from the scenes where her characters enjoy each dish. All of the recipes are easy to make, even for beginner cooks.

For each recipe, Lauren has included the original text and her modern adaptation, with current measurements and cooking methods. And every recipe includes gluten-free alternatives!


Beef in Claret (a hearty dish served over toast)
Chicken & Artichoke Pie (a Royal family favorite)
Chicken Fricassee (a light and creamy dish)
Claret Wine Punch (a historical drink for celebrations)
Cream Toasts (17th century French Toast!)
Mushroom Pie (another Royal family favorite)
Nun's Biscuits (sweet and lemony... like madeleines, but better)
Rabbit Stew (can also be made with other meats!)
Sack Posset (a sweet and creamy hot drink for a cold winter night)
Stewed Prawns (for the shrimp lovers in your family)
Syllabub (a heavenly drink or dessert)
Tarte of Spinage (Spinach Pie - it's delicious!)


. Twelve historical recipes, both original and modern versions
. Two photos for each recipe
. Indexed and linked by course, to make it easy to find what you want
. Excerpts that feature each dish, from Lauren's Chase Family Series: The Jewels and Chase Family Series: The Flowers

This e-book contains Bonus Material: including a link to an online contest where you can enter to win a piece of jewelry featured in one of Lauren's books.


While all of Lauren's books can be read as stand-alone novels, many readers enjoy reading them as part of a series. All of Lauren's books feature Chase family members. Should you wish to read them in chronological order, this is the sequence:

Chase Family Series: The Jewels
1666 - AMETHYST (Colin & Amy)
1667 - EMERALD (Jason & Caithren)
1667 - FOREVERMORE (Cameron & Clarice)
1668 - AMBER (Trick & Kendra)

Chase Family Series: The Flowers
1673 - VIOLET (Ford & Violet)
1677 - LILY (Rand & Lily)
1677 - ROSE (Kit & Rose)
1651 - A SECRET CHRISTMAS (Joseph & Chrystabel)

Chase Family Series: The Regency
1815 - LOST IN TEMPTATION (Tristan & Alexandra)
1816 - TEMPTING JULIANA (James & Juliana)
1817 - THE ART OF TEMPTATION (Sean & Corinna + Griffin & Rachael)

Themes: holiday recipes, historical recipes, gluten-free recipes, family recipes, British food and cooking, home-cooked meals, breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, sweets, appetizers and hors d'oeuvres, savory tarts, meat and vegetables, rice, pasta and noodles, sauces and gravy, cinnamon, nutmeg, and spices, cocktails and mixed drinks, beverages, cookies, pies, stews, wine, cookies and pastries, cooking, baking, and cookbooks

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Used availability for Lauren Royal's Chase Family Recipes

Kindle Editions

December 2014 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Chase Family Recipes: A Historical Cookbook (Chase Family Series: Boxed Sets & Extras 4)
Author(s): Lauren Royal
Publisher: Novelty Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU