Spooky Halloween Meringue Kisses of Death!
With Halloween just a few days away, things are getting decidedly creepy in my house. Pumpkins have appeared and baking plans have begun. To be honest I’ll take any excuse to bake and get crafty!… View Full Post View Post

Chocolate Lunch Cakes from a 1930s Recipe
Today’s recipe is one that I’ve baked numerous times. It’s based on a recipe I found from the 1930s. Although these look a bit like chocolate muffins, they have a completely different texture. They are… View Full Post View Post

Traditional English Madeleine Recipe
Once a regular feature of the British tea time, English Madeleines have gone out of favour in recent decades. They are however absolutely delicious and the make the perfect nostalgic treat, as part of a vintage afternoon… View Full Post View Post

Baking – Chocolate Squares From a 1950s Recipe
It feels like ages since I shared a recipe on the blog. I’ve still been doing a lot of baking, but mostly for other projects and articles. I thought it was high time I shared… View Full Post View Post

Classic Bread and Butter Pudding Recipe
Todays recipe is perfect for when you feel like making something nice, but without taking too much time or effort. I absolutely love bread and butter pudding, its such a classic recipe and really quick… View Full Post View Post

Perfect Pumpkin Pie Recipe
One of my favourite things about Halloween and Autumn is pumpkins. Carving our pumpkins into weird and wonderful designs is one of my favourite family activities of the year and working out what to do… View Full Post View Post

Black Treacle Cake From a 1950s Recipe
Today I’m sharing a recipe for a cake I made back in the summer. I’ve cooking with treacle and syrup quite a bit recently and I really like the results. This cake is nice and… View Full Post View Post

Chocolate Biscuits with a Butter Cream Filling from a 1950s Recipe
Last year one of the things I enjoyed spending my time doing the most, was baking. Having collected loads of vintage recipe books, I re-created so many fantastic vintage recipes. This year I’ve hardly baked… View Full Post View Post

Making Puddings with Edd Kimber and Whitworths
Ooops, I accidentally had a week off blogging. Mostly because I was busy planning me and Rob’s 30th birthday party and just generally being very busy with life! Sometimes it’s nice to have a little… View Full Post View Post

Delicious Battenberg Biscuit Recipe
A few months ago I was lurking in the biscuit aisle at Marks and Spencer trying to resist everything, when I spotted some super cute biscuits which looked like Battenberg cake. Rather than picking them… View Full Post View Post