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The Danish Pastry

‘Golatschen’ The Danish pastry, like the croissant, is classed as a rich, sweet pastry. It is, in its simplest definition, a pastry dough leavened with yeast, that is treated as for puff pastry. It is said to originate from Vienna … Continue reading

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Coronation Chicken

Devised in 1953 for the coronation of the current Queen Elizabeth, by the florist Constance Spry and talented cook Rosemary Hume, Coronation Chicken has been standard fare in British pubs and café’s ever since. Thought to have been based on … Continue reading

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Victoria’s Sponge

Named for Queen Victoria it is well known that the Queen herself had no great fondness for sweet things. Never-the-less, because of its revered status in kitchen folklore the name is enough to set fear in the heart of many … Continue reading

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The Stars Look Down . . .

Chocolate recipes from ‘Famous Folk’ The featured chocolate article had one very quirky element to it, and that was the inclusion of ‘favourite’ recipes by some stars of the day. And when I say stars I mean MEGA stars! These ladies epitomised the … Continue reading

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Iced Walnut Cake

Another very handsome afternoon tea cake, iced and decorated. The outer frosting is not absolutely necessary and the cake will survive quite nicely with just the filling if prefered. Walnuts are very good, though if you are prepared to do the … Continue reading

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