Photography by Steve Parke   Last summer a few of us from your favorite magazine—yours truly, photographer Steve Parke, art director Lisa Gill, and Lisa’s gorgeous niece Liana Scruggs—met up in southern Virginia at this most magical greenhouse that we’d spent...
We have some super sumptuous recipes in our upcoming Outlander Issue from Gather Victoria, who made so many Scottish delights that we weren't able to fit this magical thistle jelly in the magazine, so we're including the recipe here....

The Nightcap

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The hush of evening falls as the day’s warm breeze brushes against you in the dimming light. And there you sit, looking out into the dusk with a “nightcap” in hand, leisurely enjoying the last moments of the day. Ah,...
Belgian-born Birgitte De Paepe describes her Instagram feed @zebodeko in five words: Everchanging Badass Bohemian Jungle Fairyland. There you’ll find jaw-dropping images of her magical fifty-year-old home, located in a small village in the south of France and bordered...
When I was younger I pledged to surround myself with beauty and let it inspire more beauty. Home is my sanctuary, and entering it is like entering a different realm. The wood-carved furniture, velvet curtains, and candles that cast...
The upcoming Outlander issue includes a piece about Outlander Kitchen maven Theresa Carle-Sanders. Have you read her tome or followed her blog? We talk to her about what led to the delectable, best-selling Outlander Kitchen recipe book (and about book 2,...
Medieval cooking is rife with fragrant, exotic spices, which became more and more accessible during the times of the Crusades and the international trade they ushered in. All those spices conveniently camouflaged unsavory flavors and odors too, which was...
Article taken from Issue #37 || Winter 2016 Print || Digital Text and Photography by Paul Himmelein Rembrandt van Rijn, Frans Hals, Jan Vermeer—think back to the days of the old Dutch Masters, when cultured men and women of the Netherlands dressed in somber...

Whorled Wonders

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  Open an antiquarian book and there’s a good chance you’ll find marbleized end papers, hypnotically patterned swirls of colors created by floating pigments on water that has been thickened with cellulose—one early recipe included seaweed—upon which you lay a...
A mysterious green liquor sparkling with clarity and infused with the healing powers of over a hundred different herbs—it sounds like a potion out of a fairy tale, but it’s a liquor known all over the world by the...