Happy Pancake Day!

I love pancakes. Simple as that. So, in honour of the day, I set out to try and find vintage adverts in my Woman’s Own magazines that would make up the ingredients for a pancake. I’ll be honest: I wasn’t very successful! I managed to find one for flour: But it’s more a cake picture…

Sweet or Savoury? Vintage Bird’s Custard Ads

From Woman’s Own, Thursday September 2nd, 1954: “Fluffy Top Custard 2 level tbsps Bird’s Custard Powder 4 level tablespoons Sugar 1 Egg White 1 pint Milk Mix the custard powder with 2 tablespoons of the milk. Boil rest of milk with 3 level tablespoons sugar. Whisk the egg white very stiffly, fold in 1 level…