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Dig in! [Feb. 29th, 2016|05:51 pm]
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Via durham_rambler, cakes for archaeologists.
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[User Picture]From: anef
2016-03-01 10:05 pm (UTC)
I'm seriously tempted by the one at the bottom. But it says it has grapes, and the recipe only uses grape juice. I have a Jamie recipe that I think uses actual grapes, maybe I can adapt.
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[User Picture]From: shewhomust
2016-03-02 10:15 am (UTC)
That one is in a different class to the others, certainly!

I have a recipe (from Claudia Roden's Italian book) which layers bread, grapes and raisins soaked in brandy; given that Roman cakes must be raised with yeast, that might not be too far off...

If you try it, please report back.
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[User Picture]From: shewhomust
2016-03-13 11:00 am (UTC)
Though, as in Spinal Tap, the scale's a bit off (that's a Jaffa cake base, isn't it?).

I want to go to Stonehenge, though - haven't been there since I was little...
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