Historic Recipe: Pancakes – A third Sort (1747)

Source: The Art of Cookery by Hannah Glasse (1747) I’ve been a bit quiet on here recently, this is for a couple of reasons – work has been A Lot recently and on top of this I bought a flat at the end of November. Calling it a doer-upper is kind and I’ve had so... Continue Reading →

Historic Recipe: Tea Caudle (1736)

Source: The Compleat Housewife, or, Accomplish'd Gentlewoman's Companion by Eliza Smith (1736) A much older recipe this time – right back to the eighteenth century. Eliza Smith was a cook and a housekeeper in a number of wealthy households and this book, first published in 1727, met a growing need for a guide to assist women... Continue Reading →

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