Christmas baking traditions

Meryl White SpeakerNet Sponsor

Yorkshire & Humber, South East, London
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Emergency (maybe less than one week's notice)
1st December 2017

Find out how to make Grandma Abson’s homemade Christmas traditional delights and test your knowledge about Christmas baking traditions through the ages!

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About Meryl White

Grandma Abson's Traditional Baking is all about simple and tasty baking, a legacy from my Grandma's time as a cook-housekeeper in Edwardian times and a lifetime of baking. As I was growing up, I watched her bake and cook, and acquired her passion for baking. Now I love to share heritage baking themes. I deliver the talks with a digital projector and can bring my equipment - projector and screen. I bring cakes to taste in keeping with the baking theme.

  1. The History of Afternoon Tea Explore the origins and characters involved in creating this quintessential British tradition and what makes a perfect afternoon tea!
  2. Baking in World Wars 1 and 2 Discover how baking was affected by rationing, shortages and campaigns to promote nutritional meals. Taste recipes which Grandma Abson would have baked.
  3. Christmas baking traditions Find out how to make Grandma Abson’s homemade Christmas traditional delights and test your knowledge about Christmas baking traditions.
  4. Grandma Abson's Traditional Baking Learn all about Grandma Abson's Traditional Baking, her life in service and how to bake delicious cakes, biscuits, puddings, jams and chutneys.
  5. Georgian and Regency era Baking See how baking during Georgian and Regency times has influenced baking as we know it today. Taste some of the recipes from cooks in those times.
  6. Easter and Lenten Food traditions Learn about pagan and Christian traditions from around the world which herald the coming of Spring and Easter.

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