Patriotic strawberries are such a fun 4th of July dessert. And you don’t even need artificial food coloring! These red, white & blue strawberries are naturally colored with homemade natural blue food coloring! 😀 Continue reading Patriotic Strawberries With Natural Food Coloring
Rainbow cakes are everywhere on pinterest right now! And since I’m experimenting with natural food colorings at the moment, I thought I’d try to make rainbow cake with natural food coloring! 😀 Continue reading Rainbow Cake With Natural Food Coloring
For the HFF2 challenge 24 – Redo! I made the Edwardian Strawberry Custard Pie again. Last time the cake didn’t turn out as planned: the custard was too runny, the pie too sweet, and I had made too much shortcrust pastry. So I made some adjustment to the recipe. Continue reading Strawberry Custard Pie – Historical Food Fortnightly Challenge #24 – Redo!
I thought Spanische Windtorte would be perfect for challenge 15 – Smell, Sight, Sound, Touch of the Historical Food Fortnightly. Spanische Windtorte (spanish wind cake) is a meringue cake, filled with whipped cream and fresh strawberries. Continue reading Victorian Spanische Windtorte Recipe – Historical Food Fortnightly
For the Historical Food Fortnightly challenge 13 – pies, I baked a strawberry custard pie – a recipe from 1918. Continue reading 1910s Strawberry Custard Pie Recipe – Historical Food Fortnightly
‘Forethought must be exercised by the hostess in regard to the countless small details which go to make up the comfort of her guests. […] It is hardly too much to say that at least half the success of a picnic depends upon the providing of daintily packed and appetising looking fare, be it as elaborate or as simple as you please; and the invention of cardboard plates and dishes has greatly simplified picnicking’. (Every Woman’s Encyclopaedia, 1910-2)
For the Historical Food Fortnightly challenge 11 ‘picnic foods’, I made delicious Edwardian lemonade and Victorian and Edwardian sweet and savory sandwiches. Continue reading Edwardian Picnic Recipes – Historical Food Fortnightly