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Cup Or Fairy, Cake Is The Question!

Ah, the ubiquitous cupcake, captured here in a sixties magazine picture and displaying them in all their gaudy glory! But their initial appearance was, in fact, a good deal earlier. The first mention of the cupcake can be traced as … Continue reading

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Breakfast v. Brunch

Modern bacon originated in Wiltshire in the early 18th century when many pigs were imported from Ireland. Calne in Wiltshire was a regular resting place for herds of swine and was thus assured of a constant supply of pigs for … Continue reading

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Our Mate, Marmite

Mmmmarmite! Part 2 of 2 The health benefits of Marmite were used extensively to promote it as a product suitable for children, the elderly and the infirm in the manner of beef tea. More recently, a number of snacks flavoured … Continue reading

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