Swiss Roll Cake
Beat up two eggs with two ounces of castor sugar, add four ounces of flour lightly,and mix in a teaspoonful of baking powder. Line a greased yorkshire pudding tin with paper, melt a small piece of butter, and brush the paper all over with it. Pour the cake mixture in, and bake it in a quick oven for about ten minutes. Turn it on to paper sprinkled with castor sugar. Mix two tablespoonfuls of raspberry jam with one tablespoonful of hot water, spread this over, and roll up quickly.
French Apple Tart.
Stew a pound of apples with sugar and a little lemon peel. When cold, place it in a pretty fancy dish, and pour custard over. Cover with thin slices of sponge cake, pour a little liquid butter over, and bake till lightly browned. Serve hot or cold. To make the custard, stir two teaspoonfuls of flour into a paste with cold milk; add a well beaten egg. Stir till thick, but do not let it boil or it may burn.
Take the weight of two eggs in flour and castor sugar. Beat the eggs and sugar together until thick and creamy. Gradually add the flour, previously sifted, and a few drops of lemon flavouring. Mix very lightly. Butter some small tins, and dredge with castor sugar. Drop a teaspoonful into each tin.
Dainty Almond Cakes
A quarter of a pound of ground almonds, a quarter of a pound of castor sugar, two ounces of broken lunch biscuits (grated), the whites of two eggs whisked. Mix these ingredients to a stiff paste. Roll out with castor sugar to the thickness of half an inch. Put into shapes, and decorate with glace cherries
To take the smell of onions from knives
Get a piece of carrot and draw the knife through it two or three times.
Fry a pound of onions in some boiling fat until thoroughly brown, and a quarter of a pound of flour, then a pint of milk, Finely chop a pound of apples, and chop four eggs, and add curry to taste, Then add one once of desiccated cocoanut. Cook all together for one hour. Serve with boiled rice.
Penny in The Slot Gas Meter
By putting a thick penny in the slot you will get to burn half an hour longer
than if a thin coin was put in.
Rub them hard on a rough door-mat and they will look like new.