Try these recipes
Hand picked straight from Florence Straw's own recipe book, have a go at these recipes from the past.
Be careful with your cooking times, as Florence wasn't very specific.
She collected hundreds of recipes over the years - look out for events during the year where you can taste some for yourself.
Try out this Victorian recipe for gingerbread - let us know what you think.
Cut your gingerbread into any shape you like.
Be careful as all cooking times are estimated, so keep an eye on your gingerbread in the oven.