Showing posts from August, 2014

※ Artist Stocks the Shelves of a London Corner Store with 4,000 Hand-Stitched Felt Products

I absolutely love this.  British artist Lucy Sparrow has converted an entire abandoned corner shop in Bethnal Green, east London, into a temporary art exhibition titled The Corner Shop featuring 4,000 hand-sewn felt products.  SOURCE: Go here for article and links to shop:

※ Household March 1958 - Part 3

Just some more wonderful scans from the 50's I love the try out mower party! ha The pink kitchen too, so very retro.

※ (FREEBIE) COLMAN'S Interactive Recipe Brochure

Best of British: Free COLMAN'S Recipe Book  Download it here: COLMAN'S Recipe Book   (3.9mb) Sneak peek of some pages: 

※ Household March 1958 - Part 2

Scanned Recipes below: Mint Blossom Pie Chocolate Sophisticate Strawberry Charlotte Russe  Baba au Cherries Confetti Snowball Freeze Marbled Melba Creme Big Apple Pie Butterscotch Date Torte

※ Lime Zest Cup Cakes With Philadelphia Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

New discovery: Philadelphia Frosting Cream Cheese with a hint of lemon  Was feeling lazy so I bought this, it was really good.  INGREDIENTS Makes:  10  cupcakes 125g Softened butter (Lurpak)  125g Self-raising flour 125g Castor sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract ( Singing Dog Vanilla the best vanilla I have ever used)  2 eggs Zest of one lime 250 gsm tub of Philadelphia Frosting Cream Cheese frosting (lemon)  METHOD Preheat the oven to 180 C Sift the flour and the sugar into a mixing bowl. Beat the eggs in a separate bowl. Add the vanilla essence to the eggs and stir. Make a well in the center of the flour mix and pour the egg mixture into the well. Stir. Add in the butter and stir until smooth. Grate i

※ Household March 1958 - Part 1

Picked up this gem a few years ago via an eBay auction lot. The cover is so magnificently disgusting! I had to post some of the contents. As commented when posted on my Flickr some years ago "'Magically Revolting'......." great description.  I love the ad for the fridge with revolving shelves, we need that in today fridges more often. I put a lazy Susan on my condiment shelf.   Will post the "Desserts you'll try again!" next Thursday. Enjoy Elli