The first known recipe for gingerbread came from Greece in 2400 BC. Chinese recipes were developed during the 10th century and by the late middle Ages, Europeans had their own version of gingerbread. 208 more words
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in the sixty-fifth year of her age… her face oblong, fair, but wrinkled; her eyes small, yet black and pleasant; her nose a little hooked; her lips narrow and her teeth black (a fault the English seem to suffer from because of their great use of sugar); she wore false hair, and that red… she had in her ears two pearls, with very rich drops.
It has been a long time since my last blog post and having left Cardiff and moved to Birmingham which is closer to considerably more historical houses, I have had the opportunity to visit a number of places in the last few months, the latest being Charlecote Park in Warwickshire. 931 more words