john_amend_all
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29th-Dec-2015 09:34 pm - A recipe and a dream
john_amend_all: (wizard)
This recipe isn't from Mrs Beeton: it comes from my late grandmother. I've made them this and last year, and they were delicious both times.
Recipe: Christmas Sweets )
dream )
13th-Dec-2015 05:27 pm - Mrs Beeton's Coffee Cake
john_amend_all: (wizard)

I think this is becoming a continuing series.
Original recipe )


So, as usual, halve the quantities, substitute modern equivalents where applicable...

Adapted version )

30th-Nov-2015 10:11 pm - Another cake adaptation
john_amend_all: (wizard)

I tried making another cake from the 1907 edition of Mrs Beeton's recipe book. All went smoothly until I tried to turn it out of the tin; I think this one may require the tin to be lined rather than just greased. Still tasty, though.
Original recipe )


Adapted version )

20th-Oct-2015 07:49 pm - On adapting a cake
john_amend_all: (wizard)

By way of a change, I had a go at making a cake using a recipe in the 1907 edition of Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management. It seemed to work all right.


Original recipe ) Adapted version )
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