Raspberry Cupcakes

We're having a small family party tomorrow with a "summer afternoon tea" theme. I thought I'd make raspberry cupcakes, since raspberries are currently in season. I'm just finishing preparing the cakes for tomorrow, and I hope they taste okay! I'll be sure to post an update later, but for now I can say that they … Continue reading Raspberry Cupcakes

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Reconstructing 18th Century Recipes

Something entirely new on the blog this week! I'm joining The Recipes Project for a digital conference all about the history of recipes called 'What is a Recipe?', which is running this month on various social media platforms. For the first time, I'm uniting my professional life as a historian of the social history of … Continue reading Reconstructing 18th Century Recipes

My Fitness Journey: Exercises that work for me, and those that don’t

Another new topic on my blog! This is a long post (so grab a cup of tea), but I hope it can offer some tips and inspiration regarding the overwhelming world of fitness. The take-away message is that fitness is personal and a constantly evolving journey. What once worked for your body might not work … Continue reading My Fitness Journey: Exercises that work for me, and those that don’t