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Puffy Cake?!

Posted in : 1940s, Historical on by : Sarah
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Sorry for the lack of updates this week! I’ve been really slammed with work, and next week will probably be crazy too, so I’m going to post a couple un-illustrated recipes just so you know I haven’t vanished again! This recipe is in the cookbook that my Gran brought with her when she came to
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Shrove Tuesday: Elizabethan Pancakes

Posted in : Historical, Tudor & Elizabethan on by : Sarah
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Alright, let’s do some historical(ish) cooking! Today is Shrove Tuesday, the last day before lent. Pancakes have been a traditional food on this day for quite some time, at least back to the medieval period. Why pancakes? Because they let you use up all of those sinful eggs and butter and milk before the start
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