Monthly Archives: "November 2015"

Vintage Cookery – Kippers to Caviar

Vintage cookery (via vintage cookbooks) is an insight into social history as much as it’s about the recipes themselves. Now here’s a strange little gem, written by Helen Burke, who was the cookery correspondent of the Evening Standard at the time of its publication. As it states on the fly leaf it’s about impressing your guests,

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Tyneham Village

Tyneham village lies a few miles east of Lulworth. In December 1943 it was evacuated and every inhabitant had to leave. They expected to return after the war. But it stands within the Lulworth firing range and the post-war threats of the Cold War meant that the Ministry of Defence, who own the land, decided that

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