This is a delightful collection of recipes compiled from the historic WI archive of authentic recipes from WI members from all over the country, from well-known favourites to regional and historic gems that have stood the test of time. Delicious, nostalgic recipes for cakes, biscuits, buns, scones and breads are included. From Lemon Drizzle Cake, Eccles Cakes, Bara Brith, Sally Lunns and Maids of Honour to Yorkshire Curd Tart, there is sure to be a long forgotten recipe that can now be enjoyed.
About the Author
Jessica Simmons writes for WI Life, membership magazine for the Women's Institute. Jessica grew up in Lincolnshire and has fond memories of baking with her grandma as a little girl which inspired a growing fascination into the origins of traditional and regional British recipes - many discovered in the archives of the Women's Institute. When she's not eating cake in the name of research, Jessica writes for various food and consumer magazines, specialising in the history of the WI and its relationship with food throughout the last century.
Jessica is a member of Finchley WI and lives in London with her partner Laurence.