Old-Fashioned "Tea Room" Custard Tarts - Lavender and Lovage
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Old-Fashioned “Tea Room” Custard Tarts – Lavender and Lovage

Old-Fashioned “Tea Room” Custard Tarts

Today’s recipe for Old-Fashioned “Tea Room” Custard Tarts comes from my grandmother’s old BeRo cookbook, and is a favourite of mine

A British Baking Classic

Today’s recipe for Old-Fashioned “Tea Room” Custard Tarts, is one close to my heart. This recipe comes from my grandmother’s old BeRo cookbook, and is one she and my mum made regularly.

Often called Egg Custards, or even just Custards, these golden tarts have a long history, going back to the 14th century, when they served at Henry IV’s coronation banquet.

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5 Fascinating Food Festivals Around the World - Lavender and Lovage
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5 Fascinating Food Festivals Around the World – Lavender and Lovage

5 Fascinating Food Festivals Around the World

Discover 5 fascinating food festivals around the world, from Cheese Rolling in England to The Battle of Oranges in Italy

Gere, Charles March; Cheese Rolling on Cooper’s Hill, Gloucestershire; Gloucester Museums Service Art Collection

Food lets you express yourself, share traditions, invite others to experience your culture, and meet new people. Across the globe, numerous countries and cities have ingeniously woven food into their traditions. Ready for a culinary adventure around the world?

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Off the Beaten Path: Discovering Hidden Gems On Your Next Adventure - Lavender and Lovage
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Off the Beaten Path: Discovering Hidden Gems On Your Next Adventure – Lavender and Lovage

Off the Beaten Path: Discovering Hidden Gems On Your Next Adventure

Off the beaten path; Discovering your next hidden gem adventure whilst travelling the world, and learn about local history and culture

What’s the best part of travelling? Is it being able to try local cuisine, or learning more about the history of the location you are exploring? Could it be looking at the spectacular views, or being somewhere new?

Whatever the reason you love travelling, it’s hard to deny that travelling provides opportunities to uncover hidden gems.

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