Mrs Straw's recipes to try at home

Florence Straw collected hundreds of recipes over the years and we've handpicked the following two for you to try in your own kitchen at home.

Maid working in the kitchen at Mr Straw's House
Cakes and bakes

Victorian gingerbread 

A classic recipe for classic biscuits.

Apple in the Orchard
Condiments

Apple chutney 

This recipe tastes better when you've picked the apples yourself!