Madeira Pudding

I’m not sure why steamed puddings went out of fashion; they are easy, easy to make, they do take time to steam, but they don’t have to be watched during the process, maybe just top up the water every now and then, and the puddings don’t require any special equipment.  I’ve heard people say that…

Before We Were Born

Before we were born, before microwave ovens, before Feminism, before automatic washers and dryers and even before indoor plumbing, there were women who were new here; brave women who accompanied their husbands and families to a far away, unknown and rugged place.  I would like to believe that their hearts and minds were filled with…