Stir up, we beseech thee, the pudding in the pot
and when we get home we’ll eat the lot!
Here we are at the end of November and believe it or not, stir it up Sunday is upon us.657 more words
In part one, I established what my thesis project was and how and why I decided to study food culture and the long Black Death (1348-1771). 2,666 more words
I’m a baker. I enjoy cooking – even more so now that we’re back in soup season – but to me there’s something special about the precise measurements that produce a perfect chocolate cake, the fiddly steps of making italian meringue frosting, the flexibility of quick bread recipes, the scooping and rolling of cookies. 1,020 more words
Cooking in the Archives has a new recipe - Desart Cakes. Desart cakes are a wonderfully thin and crispy cookie. The recipe is remarkably simply and straightforward. Alyssa suggests some solid substitutions (poppy for caraway seeds) and additions (almond, orange or vanilla extract). If you want a new cookie for the holiday season give Desart Cakes a try.