2018 was my second year on instagram. Sometimes I hated it – because of the new instagram algorithm and the people (or bots) who play the follow-unfollow game – but overall it’s my favorite social media platform because it’s the best way to connect with like minded people!
In 2018, I hosted my first instagram historical costuming challenge:
This naturally green Victorian pistachio cake is an old German recipe from the 1860s!
You need 5 ingredients for the Victorian pistachio cake: pistachios, almonds, a lot of eggs, sugar and some flour. The cake is basically a pistachio marzipan sponge cake. The Victorian recipe says to make the pistachio marzipan first: pistachios, blanched almonds and some of the eggs were pounded in a mortar until they form a paste. But today, you can just use a food processor or blender to make the pistachio marzipan! Continue reading Victorian Pistachio Cake→