A (vintage) recipe for meringues

As it is now close to the festive season, I am going to share a recipe in this week’s blog post. (There is a textile connection too.) First, here’s the recipe: Meringues Whisk the whites of 2 eggs till they are very stiff. Add gradually a quarter pound of very fine castor sugar and continue to whisk until the mixture stands alone. Dip a tablespoon … Continue reading A (vintage) recipe for meringues

Quilting at Tate Britain

Now before anyone reading this gets over-excited, I need to declare from the beginning that it was me quilting at Tate Britain, rather than Tate Britain exhibiting some quilt art. (I look forward to the day, however!) ¬†For overseas readers I should explain that Tate Britain is one of a group of four art galleries in the UK. This one is in London, at Millbank, … Continue reading Quilting at Tate Britain