Category Archives: Granny Robertsons Cookbook

So You Want To Grow Up Big & Strong . . .

Then you must eat up all your Spinach (pronounced spin-atch) Used in almost every cuisine around the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable, the leaves of which can be either flat or slightly ruffled. Bright green when young … Continue reading

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An Englishman’s Home . . .

Can it be that you have decided to buy yourself a home? In today’s market that is no easy task, what with the maze of legal work, negotiations with surveyors and solicitors and the all important finding of a good … Continue reading

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A Poetic Interlude

Granny Robertsons Cookbook consists of more than just recipes and cookery tips. It also has little gems like this tucked away in it. The illustrations are excellent though I have no idea of the identity of the artist. All the … Continue reading

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The Liebster Award

Many thanks go to Mein Host at http://britishfoodhistory.wordpress.com for presenting me with the Liebster Blog Award! It surprised me somewhat but it is always a nice thing to be recognised. I must apologise for the lateness of my response, due … Continue reading

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Granny Robertson

After nearly a year of using her name, I now feel that it is time to  show her in all her glory! Mrs Kathleen Macay Robertson, please step forward – A lovely family photo. The babe in arms is my … Continue reading

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Butter Sculpture

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! In Classic Cusine, the dressing of a buffet table was an art. Any ‘Woman of Substance’ would know that the state of her table emphasised her (or rather her husbands) rank and status. Merely … Continue reading

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Welcome

This blog is designed to bring to the fore the concept of a return to a diet of simple, understated food. The past century saw such enormous strides in the provision and preparation of food that a lot of the old … Continue reading

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