Candied orange slices are chewy and sweet and so orangey! They’re chrunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside. Candied orange slices are easy to make at home. They look great as cake decoration and are perfect as edible gifts for the holiday season. You can dip them in chocolate or enjoy them on their own with a cup of tea or coffee!
I’m excited to announce that I’m hosting an Advent calendar again this year on my blog!
Count down the days until Christmas with my Advent calendar. Each day from December 1 to December 24, a new Christmas craft tutorial, a Christmas recipe or a post about Victorian Christmas customs awaits you on my blog. Continue reading Advent Calendar 2017 – 24 Christmas Craft Tutorials For You!
If you follow me on Instagram, you know that we’re clearing out Grandma’s house at the moment. And I found some of her lingerie: bras and garter belts! They’re probably from the late 1940s or early 1950s. The bras have the characteristic, pointy, conical bullet bra shape of the 1950s – but not as exaggerated as some of the 1950s bras.
And if you want to sew your own pin-up bra or vintage garter belt, I traced the patterns of two of the bras and of one of the garter belts. You can download the patterns for free and adjust them to your size. Continue reading 1940 – 1950s Bra & Garter Belt + Free Patterns
This rose jelly is made with fresh rose petals. It’s a stunning dessert, delicious and easy to make. Isn’t the color amazing? The rose jelly is made without artificial food coloring – it’s naturally colored with pink rose petals!
Pfitzauf is a traditional Swabian dessert – it’s delicious and easy to make. Pfitzauf is sugar-free and you can make it dairy-free by substituting milk with soy milk. Pfitzauf batter is like Flädle (pancake) batter, made with eggs, milk, flour and salt. It’s traditionally baked in a Pfitzauf pan but you can also use a muffin pan or ovenproof mugs. Pfitzauf is similar to popovers, Yorkshire pudding or pancake puffs. Continue reading Pfitzauf – Popovers – Swabian Dessert Recipe
Roses smell heavenly and what’s best roses are edible! Use fresh rose petals to make rose lemonade, rose ice cream, cake with rose buttercream, candied roses, rose syrup, homemade rose water or all-natural blush colored with fresh rose petals! Continue reading 10+ Recipes With Fresh Rose Petals
Have you been making meringue or angel food cake? And have lots of egg yolks left over? Or have you been making homemade ice cream or creamy pudding with egg yolks? And are looking for recipes with leftover egg whites? Then you’ve come to the right place. 😉 Below you’ll find more than 15 easy, delicious dessert recipes with leftover egg whites or egg yolks. Continue reading 15+ Ways To Use Up Leftover Egg Whites Or Egg Yolks
Enjoy your tea and coffee with homemade dairy-free cream substitutes. And top off your dessert and garnish your cake with homemade dairy-free whipped cream alternatives. Below you’ll find recipes for dairy-free, nut-free, coconut-free, egg-free and fat-free cream and whipped cream substitutes. Continue reading 5+ Homemade Dairy-Free (Whipped) Cream Substitutes
I love the boho hairstyles by Mara Hoffman which are made with Indian camel swags! 😀 And finally I made my own pompom hair accessory. Yay! I love it! In this tutorial I’ll show you how you can make your own and how to use the pompom hair accessory for a cute boho hairstyle. Continue reading DIY Boho Pom Pom Hair Accessory
Gold cake is a heavy, rich and moist cake with a yellow color! It’s so delicious! 😀 Gold cake is made with just egg yolks – so it’s a perfect way to use up leftover egg yolks! This recipe for gold cake is from the Victorian era. Today, gold cake is also called yellow cake or yellow butter cake. The Victorian gold cake is very sweet, so feel free to reduce the sugar amount if you want. Continue reading Old-Fashioned Gold Cake With Egg Yolks