Thursday, March 13, 2008
The Housewives' Monthly Calendar 1936: Tea Bread for the month of March
Pastries: Lemon cheese cakes; Bakewell tarts; Mille feuilles.
Biscuits: Chocolate; Ginger; and Coco-nut pyramids.
Buns: Cherry; Chocolate and walnut; and Hot Cross Buns.
Layer Cakes: Orange; Chocolate with butter cream filling; and George Washington.
Large Cakes: Madeira; Dundee; Seed and Ginger.
Sandwiches: Puree au foie gras; cream cheese and walnut; Tunny fish moistened mayonnaise and flavoured with minced pimento, used with bread toasted on one side; bridge rolls covered with chicken, or tongue salad and cress.
Note: To make toast sandwiches, cut toast in half, butter inside thinly, and put halves together with filling.
(The Housewives' Monthly Calendar by Elizabeth Craig, 1936 Chapman & Hall, London)