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September 2016

Vintage Baking: Pains Au Chocolat

It is said that Marie-Antoinnette introduced the croissant to France!  I’m not sure about that but I do know the croissant first appeared in the French dictionary in 1863! So in the spirit of the Great British Bake Off…

Cleaning the Vintage Way

You know I am no fan of cleaning but it has to be done.  I’m not the kind of person who cleans everyday, I just think there is more to life than worrying about cleaning! Although there is nothing…

Vintage Baking: Carrot Cake

Carrot cake is not so much ‘vintage’ as ancient!  It dates back to Medieval times when it was thought to be named carrot pudding.  Although today’s incarnation of carrot cake came about around the 1960s when cream cheese icing…