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Recipe: Earl Grey tea sorbet

We thought we’d share with you another recipe. This is particularly good on hot summer afternoons…

We’re told that the secret to a good tea sorbet is the infusion. 319 more words


Firing: Stoves, Ranges, and Economical Management of Fuel

This post is chapter XIV of 1894 edition of “The Handbook of Household Management and Cookery” by W.B. Tegetmeier.  As I have another similar work, I’m guessing that that there were quite a few variations on this theme.  1,082 more words

Jean Blake (Bosley), Ruth Mott

TV chef Ruth Mott, who found fame late in life as the presenter of BBC’s The Victorian Kitchen, was a contemporary of my mum’s growing up in Yattendon: Ruth’s best friend was… 27 more words

A very Victorian 'Pancake Day'

Today, the day before Lent begins, is traditionally known as Shrove Tuesday. The Victorians were known to celebrate with Pancakes much like we do today. 133 more words