The King's Table

The King's Table is a compilation of more than 60 authentic recipes common to the time period, including appetizers, beverages, bread & pastry, breakfast, entrees, side dishes, soups & stews, and sweets mentioned or prepared by characters in the novel In the Shadow of the King by Deborah O'Toole. The cookbook is now available as a free download.

The image of Henry VIII holding an ever-present chicken drumstick is a common stereotype of the infamous Tudor king in matters of cuisine, yet in reality the representation could not be further from the truth.


Best of all, The King's Table is free!


The King's Table is only available in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format. Click here to download.



  • • File Size (1.10 MB, 84 pages)

  • • Language: English

  • • Author: Deborah O'Toole

  • • Editor: Food Fare

  • • Released: June 2023.

  • • Cover Design: Webs Divine

  • • Photos and full recipe index included