Historic Recipe: Jellied Surprise Salad (1938)

Source: Summer Cookery by Aunt Kate, presented by the People’s Journal (1938) I bought this little book a couple of weeks ago on a trip to Aberdour. It came from one of the strangest vintage shops I’ve ever been in and mostly I bought it because it was by ‘Aunt Kate’, also it cost 50p.... Continue Reading →

Historic Recipe: Chocolate Souffle (1954)

Source: The Art of Home Cooking, Stork Margarine Cookery Service (1954) I found this gem on my parents’ cookbook shelf – it’s so gloriously 1950s, from the cartoon illustrations to the over-tinted photographs. It also has a number of recipes that contain gelatine. Obviously I decided to try one. But before we get on to that, what... Continue Reading →

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