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

Coconut Lemon Easter Cake

For our Easter party I made this coconut lemon cake, borrowed from pineappleandcoconut.com. The cake itself was delicious, but the icing was somewhat of a disaster. I was admiring pictures on Pinterest of glossy, smoothly iced cakes and thought this speckled egg cake would be the perfect addition to our party. However, at 9pm the … Continue reading Coconut Lemon Easter Cake