London Buns

London Buns are sweet, fruity buns dating back to at least the 18th century. They belong to the same family as Hot Cross buns, Chelsea Buns and Bath Buns. For some reason London Buns seem to have dropped off the radar – for no good reason as they are delicious and no more tricky to…

Dorset Buttons – Making a Bird’s Eye

Dorset buttons have become something of a fascination. Having started with the cross wheel buttons from this post last year, things have moved on, thanks to the finding of this unassuming little booklet, dating from the the 1970’s by the looks of things. It covers all the basics, the history of button making in Dorset…