Retro Cookery….sharing my love of vintage cookery books, cooking and great food.

Cream Puff Pastry (Choux Pastry or Pate a Chou)

The fine art of choux pastry.

August 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Celebrating Golden Circle

Today, is a beautiful sunny day in Brisbane, Queensland. Nothing more Queensland than Golden Circle. What a great day to have a BBQ. The Golden Circle Tropical recipe book ©, … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Food and Nutrition Booklet

In amongst the collection, there are a number of small booklets featuring products of bygone times. The food and Nutrition booklet issued by the QLD Health Education Council does not … Continue reading

June 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lemon Tart

Another lemon idea…..Lemon Tart. Although the recipe is not vintage, I searched alot of cookbooks to find a lemon tart, with most having a recipe for lemon tartlet. Looking forward … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lemon Curd

The Silver Jubilee Recipe Book, was one of my mother’s favourite recipes books. The book was first published in 1947 and the 5th edition in 1959. It was published in … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Recipe book collection

About to purchase another collection of vintage recipe books. Would love to share your collection, please post a photo of your vintage recipe book.

June 9, 2014 · Leave a comment


Updated the theme….a small selection of titles.

June 9, 2014 · Leave a comment