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If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’ll know that I like buttercream… though there is one thinkg that still eludes me, and that’s a good chocolate buttercream. Basically, there’s a few different types of this stuff. There’s … Continue reading

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We have a small red currant bush in our garden, and now is the time when the fruits are ripe… so it’s glorious, glorious custard time! I love red currants best in two ways: As jelly sandwiched between Christmas cookies, … Continue reading

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If you’re interested in medieval cooking, here’s something new and exciting for you: Prospect Books is publishing “Zinziber: Sauces from Poitou. Twelfth century culinary recipes from Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, MS 51“. The book is featuring recipes found on a … Continue reading

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It’s hot around here – incredibly hot, with the months’ temperatures more like those we’re supposed to have in July, and a warm one to boot. I’ve used up the water in the rainwater tank for washing wool, so I … Continue reading

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At the Nadelwelt, there were also opportunities to get some journals – about textile crafts, obviously, but also some lifestyle and food and drink journals, to round it all off. I happened to get one about food and drink into … Continue reading

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It’s time to throw some unsorted links at you again. Most of the stuff is in German – sorry for those of you who don’t read it, but they are just too interesting to pass them up. Anke Domaske is … Continue reading

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I’ve finally gotten around to testing the 3D cake mould that we got presented with years and years ago… which bakes a little moose. My mum has a rabbit mould (well, actually an easter bunny mould) and we used to … Continue reading

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