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Fancy Folds for Table Napkins

High above the ancient woodlands of the Teign Gorge stands Castle Drogo. Inspired by the rugged Dartmoor tors that surround it, the castle was designed and built by renowned 20th-century architect Sir Edwin Lutyens. These fun napkin styles an instructions come from the team who takes care of the Castle. We hope you will try them out for your holiday dinners!
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Apple Fritters in Ale Batter and Homemade Cider

From J.K. Rowling who described September as “crisp and golden as an apple,” to the 17th-century English poet, Andrew Marvell who exclaimed: “What a wondrous life is this I lead! Ripe apples drop about my head,” many think of this season as a season for apples. Try these recipes to mark the occasion.
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Autumn Days

Whether you’re hoping to taste delicious apples or discover harvest traditions, there are plenty of ways to celebrate autumn with the National Trust. Have a go at apple identification, try your hand at picking and pressing, or simply indulge the taste buds with delicious crumbles and pies.
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Summer is Berry Season

With still a few days left to dream about an English summer, we encourage you to try out a few recipes from a new book on jam-making from the National Trust. From Gooseberry Curd to Rose Petal Jelly to a Traditional Red Berry Jam, National Trust Book of Jam by Sara Lewis has something for everyone.
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Pork Pies and Piccalilli for a Picnic

What evokes a traditional British picnic more than pork pies and piccalilli? Okay, maybe a few other things. But, unlike Americans, the Brits do include cold savory pies with condiments in their picnic baskets. Learn how to conjure up this dish in your own kitchen here.
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