Fresh vintage find alert!

     Finding something rare and beautifully simple always gives us a special buzz...   This time we discovered a gorgeous vintage German vinegar storage crock that stands almost 2 feet tall and still has it's original wooden tap.       

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Mrs Beeton’s Excellent Mincemeat Recipe – homemade is best!

     In about 1860 Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management was published as a guide to all aspects of running a household in Victorian Britain. In reality, Mrs Beeton wasn't very experienced in running a household of the type she wrote of - but some of her recipes (many reputedly 'borrowed' from others) are […]

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Wibble Wobble, Wibble Wobble, Jelly on a Plate…

Find out about 1950's celery jelly (Yes, really!), Victorian desserts and get advice from Muriel on how to turn out your mould... Intrigued? You know what to do...

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Fresh Vintage Find!

Actually, this is probably an antique find but let’s not be pedantic! We recently purchased a box of old bottles and jars with the intention of washing them out and using them as vases in the shop. Lurking at the bottom of the box we found this wonderful piece. I love it! Cakeoma was one […]

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