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The First Mary Berry, Meet Elisabeth Raffald.

One of my favourite objects in the collection is a cookbook. It is called, “The Experienced English Housekeeper, For the use and ease of Ladies, Housekeepers, Cooks and &c” and was written by Elizabeth Raffald. Ours is the eighth edition … Continue reading

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An Inuit diet is not for me, but maybe Heston has the right idea!

Whilst developing compositions for my final illustrations, I’m still reading up on the way of life in Inuit communities. One of the things I find most enjoyable to do with friends and family is to cook and eat. However somehow, … Continue reading

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New Donations

Here are some recent donations to the Museum collection… Photograph showing a Sunday School treat parade, about 1920s. The Sunday school can be seen walking up Coleshill Road, Chapel End, holding the Chapel End Wesleyan Chapel banner. In front of … Continue reading

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Great British Bake off!

I like many of the team at the museum are a fan of the Great British Bake Off.  I was particularly interested in the piece about the history of the trifle broadcast last night.  Whilst we don’t have a copy … Continue reading

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