Welsh Cakes

It’s St David’s Day this Sunday – so time for some Welsh Cakes. And another post about regional baking (you can never have too much cake) – Welsh Cakes are a very traditional tea time treat. They use the same basic ingredients as the Cornish Heavy Cake featured in the previous post – including lard…

Two Books – Town or Country Life?

Town Life or Country Life? This is a tale of two books. They came from the same source – from the same era – and two completely different worlds. Town Life: London West by Francis Marshall First published in 1944. Francis Marshall was a renowned illustrator for Vogue for many years. He also illustrated many…