Cooking with Mrs Crocombe: Victoria Sandwich

If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the years, it’s this: Always Start Simple. With this in mind, the first recipe I thought to try from Mrs Crocombe’s recipe book was for her Victoria sponge. It’s the sort of cake for which I’ve several recipes, and I have all the ingredients already in the cupboard… Continue reading Cooking with Mrs Crocombe: Victoria Sandwich


Fat Quarter Sewing: Making Tablecloths

After the success of my lovely Christmas tablecloth, I’ve decided to make more. Quite a few more, for each of the other seasons of the year. Especially now that I have time again, in between half-days of work. Not just other seasons, either. Other feast-days or birthdays or other such notable dates. Lots of tablecloths,… Continue reading Fat Quarter Sewing: Making Tablecloths