Food

SUMMER BANQUET HOP: How to Become a Cordon Bleu (1895)

Abroad, the English are credited with possessing a hundred religions and one sauce; but thanks to the many excellent schools of cookery which have been established of late years all over the kingdom, the latter half of the statement at any rate is now incorrect, though what was once sauce for the gander is more …

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Newspapers

The Joys of Edwardian Newspapers

I love the smell of old books and newspapers, and love being able to read news and gossip directly from the source as opposed to modern-day interpretations, so I was excited when Thomas Walker of Historic Newspapers contacted me asking if I’d like a few newspapers from their impressive archive. I said yes, of course, …

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