Cattern cakes and lace

a calendar of feasts
  • 1.32 MB
  • English
Guild Publishing , London
StatementJulia Jones and Barbara Deer.
ContributionsDeer, Barbara.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19053340M

Cattern Cakes and Lace [Julia Jones, Barbara Deer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A collection of the various festivals, both religious and secular, associated with Britain. This book describes the customs and recipes of each festival and accompanies these /5(20).

Cattern cakes and lace: A calendar of feasts Paperback – January 1, by Julia Jones (Author)/5(21). "Cattern cakes and lace" may This book describes the customs and recipes of each festival and accompanies these with samples of related craftwork, pressed flowers, old photographs, flower paintings and charming, fresh drawings and illustrations, all arranged in a scrapbook fashion/5(11).

INGREDIENTS: 9 ounces self-raising flour. 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon. Cattern cakes and lace book 2 ounces currants. 2 ounces ground almonds. 2 teaspoons caraway seeds. 6 ounces caster sugar. 4 ounces melted butter. 1 medium eggs, beaten. extra sugar, for sprinkling.

extra cinnamon, for sprinkling. Mix all. Cattern cakes and lace may appeal to anyone interested in traditional festivals, and the food, folklore and crafts associated with them. What people are saying - Write a review5/5(1). "Cattern cakes" originated in Tudor times by the Nottinghamshire lace makers who made them as part of the celebration of their patron saint day.

A lightly spiced cake with a hint of aniseed. Their consistency is similar to rock cakes and are ideal for the “dunkers” amongst us. Antique Lace ; Book marks Cattern Cakes. To be baked on 25th November each year – St Catherine’s Day.

Mix these dry ingredients Cattern cakes and lace book 9oz SR Flour 6 oz caster sugar Cut in 3/4inch slices as these are to be cakes not biscuits. The cinnamon layer shows as a dark swirl. And just as there was a Cattern cake in the East Midlands, so there was a ‘Sint Catharinagebak’ in East Flanders: the recipe is given on p of André Delcart’s Winterfeesten en Gebak: Mythen, folklore en tradities (Cyclus, ) This is not the only parallel in the customs of the two regions: the chanting of ‘tells’ in Midlands lace.

DIRECTIONS Mix all the dry ingredients together in a mixing bowl: flour, cinnamon, currants, ground almonds, Add the melted butter and the beaten egg and mix well to give a soft dough.

Roll the dough out on a floured board, into a rectangle about 12" x 10" - 5/5(1).

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20 min 1 ora 40 min cattern (catherine) cakes Read recipe >> artisan market,catherine hill Today I finally found time to go to the Artisan Market on Catherine Hill, Frome, and I was. Cattern Cakes And Lace: A Calendar Of Feasts by Julia Jones it was amazing avg rating — 1 rating — published A Sussex version of this rhyme names ‘Cattern’ as the mother of ‘Clemen’, an unlikely relationship for a virgin saint.

Other indications of her widespread popularity are a recipe for a Cattern pie from Somerset, and Cattern Fair held outside Guildford, where Cattern cakes were sold well into the nineteenth century.

Cattern Cakes, Lace and Research for a new film script Cattern Cakes and Lace Following on from some extensive research around the Lace industry in Devon, in preparation for my next film script idea, I revisited an old favourite cookery book of mine called Cattern Cakes and : Rosie Jones.

The recipe is an adapted one that I discovered in another favourite book of mine, “Cattern Cakes and Lace” by Julia Jones and Barbara Deer; a much slimmer volume of traditional British recipes than Dorothy’s Food in England, this book is also beautifully illustrated with snippets of poetry, local ditties and anecdotes.

Entertaining as opposed to being scholarly, it’s nevertheless a beautiful book with Reviews:   Cattern Cakes and Nottingham Lace written by The Fishwife's Kitchen The two great holidays of the Lace Makers – for which Nottingham is known the world over (and which, according to modern folklore accounts for number of beautiful and feisty women in the City) are Cattern’s (St Catherine’s Day, November 25th) and Tander’s (St Andrew’s Day, November 30th).

These books inspired the BBC TV series of the same name a few years ago, and one of the characters- Queenie- could sometimes be seen making lace in the programme. Written in the late s and early s the book documents a now bygone way of life. Cattern Cakes and Lace › Customer reviews; Customer reviews.

out of 5 stars. out of 5. 5 customer ratings. 5 star This is a book suitable for gift-giving to the lace collector or maker. Very informative and the graphics are beautiful. Typical of English publications, it is lovely to look at and full of information about special /5.

This is a book suitable for gift-giving to the lace collector or maker.

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Very informative and the graphics are beautiful. Typical of English publications, it is lovely to look at and full of information about special days on the Church calendar, recipes for the days and the history behind the celebration/5. Julia Jones is the author of Cattern Cakes and Lace ( avg rating, 11 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), The Country Diary of Garden Lore ( avg Home My Books/5.

Cattern Cakes and Lace A Calendar of Feasts Paperback – 1 Jan. by Barbara Jones, Julia and Deer (Author) out of 5 stars 26 ratings See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(26).

Cattern cakes and lace: A calendar of feasts by Jones, Julia. Dorling Kindersley, Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

But whatever the connection, this saints day on 25 November was traditionally the day when lace makers would sell their work to the merchants, and would celebrate their earnings by making Cattern’s Cakes.

You can still find recipes for Cattern Cakes including the one I have in this book, Favourite Home Baking Recipes by Carol Wilson.

Barbara Deer is the author of Baltron's Beacon ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 1 review, published ), Cattern Cakes and Lace ( avg rating, 11 rating /5. Traditional handmade lace of course had its own huge resurgence in the UK in the s and s- at one point the Lace Guild was the second largest guild in the UK and scores of books, events and lace groups appeared- but this seems to have slowed somewhat, at the same time as contemporary interpretation and subversion of lace- such as that.

The 12 stunning cake decorating projects offer Zoe the opportunity to show you how to explore innovative new products such as Sugarveil and Cake Lace, as well as more established techniques for creating lace effects on cakes including applique with fondant icing, and piping and brushwork with royal icing/5(54).

Book review: Contemporary Lace for You by Jane Atkinson Posted on J by Cattern Lace I have to confess that I’ve only ever really concentrated on traditional lace and techniques, occasionally using coloured threads but never really deviating in my techniques and interpretations. Lovely entry Fiona.

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I also have that book, Cattern Cakes and Lace; my parents bought it for my birthday 25 years ago and it is a book that I turn to throughout the seasons, it is quite simply my favourite seasonal cookbook.

I have made these Easter Cakes myself, a few years ago, and I thought that they were on the “rock cake” side myself. Recipe Book - Contents. Last Updated: Ap - Parish Newsletter format changed, no longer including a Recipe Column.

Lace N Cakes, Merry Hill, North Carolina. 6, likes talking about this were here. Your made from scratch and fresh variety of SWEET TREATS!!5/5(). Kattern Cake Breads Bedfordshire, Lincolnshire, Wiltshire, Dorset (or Cattern, or Catherine cake, known as Spinster's Cake) Sweetened leavened bread made with butter and caraway seeds, traditionally washed down with Hot Pot or 'Cattern Bowl' - a hot spiced drink.

St Catherine of Alexandria. In honor of the Saint "Cattern Cakes" are eaten today. Also known as 'Catherine Cakes' (after Catherine of Aragon, whom whilst imprisoned locally at Ampthill, heard of the lacemaker's financial plight, and destroyed all of her lace only to commission some more and give work to the local industry).

They are specially prepared for St. Catherine's.Cattern's day As most of you know, Wokingham Lacemakers celebrate Catterns Day by having a speaker to one of their meetings in November, as near to the 25th as possible. The reason for this is so we can celebrate the feast day of the patron saint of Lacemakers, St Catherine, and have Cattern Cakes.Dorothy Hartley, Cattern Cakes & Lace and a Victorian Epiphany Tart Recipe Prev Article Next Article One of my favourite books is “Food of England” by Dorothy Hartley, a veritable treasure trove of food, ingredients, customs, traditions, rural activities, crafts, foraging identification all accompanied with beautifully executed line drawings.