Cooking on Shrove Tuesday

In this time of austerity and belt tightening, I thought it might be nice to turn to the wisdom of Mrs Beaton to brighten the day with her much neglected recipe for richer pancakes. You won’t see cooking like this from Jamie Oliver, Jack Monroe and co. Ingredients: 6 eggs 1 pint of cream 1/4 lb of loaf sugar 1 glass of sherry 1/2 teaspoonful of nutmeg flour Mode: Ascertain that the eggs are extremely fresh, beat them well, strain and mix with them the cream, pounded sugar, wine, nutmeg, and as much flour as will make the batter nearly … Continue reading