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Have Your (Batter) Cake & Eat It, Too: a 19th Century Food Tasting

Friday, October 11, 2013

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.

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Marja Samson (the Dumbling Diva and chef of famed, now historic, downtown restaurant The Kitchen Club) will serve up 'batter cakes and lemon cream,' based on a mid-19th century recipe.  Reportedly a great favorite of Thomas Jefferson, batter cakes were ofen served at tea time.  The original recipe, with Marja's adaptation for modern cooks, is featured in the Museum's newest publication "The Little Book of Tea."

Includes a self-guided tour.

This event is part of the Historic House Trust of New York City's Fall Festival.


29 East 4th Street
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Historic House Trust

Contact Number

(212) 777-1089


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