LateRooms.com - Enjoy desserts at Breaking the Mould event in York
September 15, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsMiddlethorpe Hall in York is to play host to a special food tasting and demonstration event next month called Breaking the Mould.
Taking place at the historic William and Mary country house on October 2nd 2011 from 14:30 BST, it aims to introduce attendees to the wonders of Georgian-era jellies, using original moulds from the 18th and 19th centuries.
These spectacular creations are worlds away from children's party fare, with recreations of Solomon's Temple in blancmange, Wedgewood-designed fruit baskets and gilded jelly fish ponds among the items on offer.
People wishing to attend this showcase of jellies, flummeries and other moulded delicacies can purchase tickets for £26, which includes afternoon tea, while York Civic Trust members and Friends of Fairfax House will receive a £2 discount.
Breaking the Mould is one of many food tasting experiences taking place in Middlethorpe Hall over the coming months, with wine and whisky samplings also planned.
The National Trust-owned property has been standing since 1699 and is surrounded by 20 acres of manicured gardens and parkland.
Gastronomic connoisseurs can find a diverse selection of York hotels at LateRooms.com, such as the Marmadukes Boutique Hotel.
Further information about this event and venue can be found at www.middlethorpe.com.
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