Historic Recipe: Shortbread (1938)

Source: Home Management; A Comprehensive Guide-book to the Management of the Household, containing authorative contributions by Experts, compiled and edited by Margaret Garth and Mrs Stanley Wrench (1938) A fairly simple one today (which I actually made last week and haven’t got around to writing up) I got some rice flour in my stocking this... Continue Reading →

Historic Recipe: Potato Cakes (1938)

Source: Home Management; A Comprehensive Guide-book to the Management of the Household, containing authorative contributions by Experts, compiled and edited by Margaret Garth and Mrs Stanley Wrench (1938) I had some friends over last night for an informal dinner, it was a lovely evening in which we drank a significant amount of port and then... Continue Reading →

Historic Recipe: Cheese Biscuits (1938)

Source: Home Management; A Comprehensive Guide-book to the Management of the Household, containing authorative contributions by Experts, compiled and edited by Margaret Garth and Mrs Stanley Wrench (1938) Recipe: 3oz butter 2oz grated cheese 4oz flour Pinch of salt and pepper Cream the butter and cheese, and add the salt and pepper and flour. Knead... Continue Reading →

Historic Recipe: Apple Jelly (1938)

Source: Home Management; A Comprehensive Guide-book to the Management of the Household, containing authorative contributions by Experts, compiled and edited by Margaret Garth and Mrs Stanley Wrench (1938) I love this book. It was the first vintage cookbook I bought – for 20p in a St Andrews charity shop and it has never failed me... Continue Reading →

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