A brownie recipe found in “Hershey’s Make It Chocolate!” published by Hershey in 1987
Mint is I guess something one either love or hate. I have friends who can’t stand it, but for my part I love it in any form. Nothing beat a good book and a steaming cup of mint tea in the evening particulary when combined with a few thin After Eight mint wafers. A couple of these brownies would do nicely too – Ted
A cake recipe found in “Healthy Recipes with Dairy Food” a free E-book published by Dairy Australia
Ricotta (pronounced [riˈkɔtta] in Italian) is an Italian whey cheese made from sheep, cow, goat, or Italian water buffalo milk whey left over from the production of cheese. Like other whey cheeses, it is made by coagulating the proteins that remain after the casein has been used to make cheese, notably albumin and globulin.
An inter-war years sandwich recipe found on CookIt
Cucumber sandwiches were often served as part of a formal afternoon tea. They had been very fashionable for the upper classes in the Edwardian era and had now become part of ordinary people’s afternoon tea.
Lyon’s Corner Houses were a popular place for people to go and have tea, scones and sandwiches. This recipe comes from a former employee of Lyons, Mrs Olive Bloomfield.
A thin savoury sauce made from chopped mint, vinegar and sugar, traditionally served in England as an accompaniment to roast lamb. Mint grows so freely that once you know the trick you never need buy mint sauce again.
It’s summer and here in Oslo we’ve had some really nice sunny days inbetween the rain and thunder and I hope you’ve had some sunny days too where ever you are. This limonade is just perfect for lazinig on the veranda, terrace or in the garden. Or why not do as the Victorians did and bring it for a picnic in the woods or in a park. What ever you choose, this limonade both looks and tastes great –Ted
Toffees can be made year-round, but for many it will not be a proper Christmas without a few types of toffees among the homemade Christmas sweets.
To make toffees is a matter of training, and may not be the easiest thing to do, but when you have it licked, the reward is toffees you can be really proud of.
The critical point is to boil the toffee mass long enough. The challenge is to find out when the mass has got just the right chewiness . boil you mass too little it becomes runny, leave the boil too long, and it gets hard as candy. If you use a digital thermometer or a sugar thermometer, you are guaranteed a perfect result. If you do not have such a thermometer, use the test described in the procedure.