Puddings & Pies by Kelly Hall - art print from King & McGaw
Puddings & Pies by Kelly Hall. King & McGaw has an extensive collection of art prints by established and emerging artists, which are all framed by hand in the UK.
Food History Jottings
Recreating a Nineteenth Century Dundee Gingerbread Halfpenny (above) and penny (below) wooden gingerbread blocks formerly belonging to Dundee baker John Scrymgeour (1827-1891). Scrymgeour, who founded his bakery in Nethergate in 1861 after seeking his fortune in Australia, was a prominent Dundee citizen with many civic responsibilities, including that of trustee to Dundee harbour. Cape Scrymgeour at the North-East point of Andersson Island in the Antarctic was named in his honour. Curiously…
1896 Kate Greenaway Print with Verse ~ The Picnic Tea, Antique Prints for Children
This is an original print removed from an 1896 issue of The Ladies Home Journal. With delightful Kate Greenaway illustrations and verse by Laura E. Richards. Title: The Picnic Tea Length (includes front & back): 1 page Approximate Page Size (in inches): 10½ x 16 Condition: Good to VG. Some small rips at page edges. Light horizontal fold through center.
Victorians - food facts - History cookbook - Cookit!
Cookit is a searchable, growing database of recipes and video podcasts, including cooking methods, equipment guides, a glossary, favourite school dinners, lesson plans for teachers, a recipe calendar, activities and a history cookbook showing recipes and cooking methods since prehistoric times. You can also submit your own recipes to the site.
Family Dinners, Regency Style
Gentle readers, I am taking a short hiatus from this blog for Thanksgiving week. Meanwhile, enjoy these images of people dining in days of yore… Dining for most people was a simple affair and…
Ideas and inspiration for new prints
For my first print Excerpts from a Victorian Cookbook I was inspired by Frence pastries as well as illustrations from Mrs' Beeton's Book of Household Management I have oodles of other prints swirling around in my brain, so I thought I'd try to explain a few and post…