Mrs Bridges Lemon Curd ~ 340 grams
Mrs Bridges Lemon Curd is beautifully fresh tasting. This is Mrs Bridges classic curd. So what more can we say?
Suitable for: vegetarian and gluten free diets. Not suitable for vegans.
Recipe Idea: Mrs Bridges Lemon Curd Tarts ~ Serves 4 – 5
Ingredients: 350g shortcrust pastry, 8 teaspoons lemon curd, 4 teaspoons half fat creme fraîche and Icing sugar
Directions: 1. Preheat the oven to 150°C, 300°F, gas mark 2, 2. Roll out the pastry & cut into 12 x 7cm circles using a pastry cutter, & put into a 12 hole bun tin. Chill for 5 minutes. 3. Mix the crème fraîche with the lemon curd & put a teaspoonful into each pastry case. 4. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the pastry is golden. 5. Remove the tarts & cool on a wire rack. Dust with icing sugar to serve.
Mrs Bridges Story
Mrs Bridges… Cook… or Kate to a very select few, began her life ‘in service’ as an under cook to ‘respectable’ families in the countryside of Victorian England. From those early days, she began collecting recipes. Her repertoire spanned from simple country cooking, to dishes in the fine French fashion. Later. Kate Bridges became Cook to one of the leading Edwardian families Lady and Richard Bellamy. Mrs Bridges cooked for some of the leading figures in the capital including the Monarch King Edward.
Mrs Bridges collected her receipts for dishes which would grace regal banquets. Kate was inspired by the works of Mrs Beeton and encouraged by her employer Lady Marjorie. So she published her receipts into a book called “Practical Household Cookery” in 1905.
Mrs Bridges was immortalized in the 1970’s series ‘Upstairs Downstairs.’ There along with the Butler Mr Hudson, she reigned ‘downstairs.’
Mrs Bridges also immortalizes British heritage and tradition in a jar. The Mrs Bridges cooks use the finest ingredients to make this quintessentially British range of fine foods. With over 150 individual products and a selection of seasonal gift packs and hampers, Mrs Bridges is the perfect choice for food gifting.
The signature jars shape, also exclusive to Mrs Bridges add a touch of luxury to every product.
Although few copies of her original book “Practical Household Cookery” survive, today the spirit of Mrs Bridges lives on in the range of fine food gifts.
Mrs Bridges immortalizes British heritage and tradition in a jar. This quintessentially British range of fine foods and gifts is made using the finest ingredients. With over 150 individual products and a selection of seasonal gift packs and hampers, Mrs Bridges is the perfect choice for food gifting.