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Days Gone By - stories from the past

RECIPE WEDNESDAY: Apple Custard from the 1890s

APPLE CUSTARD RECIPE FROM 1890s Pare, core & quarter a dozen large juicy pippins. Stew among them the yellow peel of a large lemon…

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Vinegar of the Four Thieves – Recipes & curious tips from the past is now in paperback

Our ancestors had to be resilient when they faced obstacles in daily life, from dealing with pests, medical emergencies, caring for clothing and cleaning…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

FiF: Fix it Friday – Have you ever tried to remove wall-paper from an old house? This is the paste that may have been used

Wall paper was the rage in the 1890s and this is the way our ancestors made the paste to hang the wallpaper from wheat…