BookGirlBUZZ: ‘Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey’ by Lady Fiona Carnarvon (2:24)

The TV series ‘Downton Abbey’ is set at real-life Highclere Castle in West Berkshire, England. This book, written by Fiona, Countess of Carnarvon, is about one of the castle’s most famous residents, Lady Almina Carnarvon, the illegitimate son of Alfred de Rothschild. Find out more about Almina, her activities during World War 1, and see which delicious cocktail was featured in one of the episodes!

BUZZ Series 2, Episode 4

Cointreau Sidecar Recipe

1 oz. Cointreau
1 oz. cognac
1 oz. lemon juice
lemon slice for garnish

Place first four ingredients into a cocktail shaker and mix well. Pour into a sugar rimmed martini glass and garnish with the lemon slice.