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Ginger Wine

Ginger Wine is a very popular, warming alcoholic drink, first produced in London, by Stone’s of Finsbury in 1740. The drink’s popularity rose during a 19th Century cholera epidemic, people mistakenly thought that ginger offered protection against the disease – … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns

March 24th 2012 I walked into the St. John yesterday, just as the first batch of Hot Cross Buns came out of the oven. Terry the pastry chef glazed them while they were hot and the staff all queued up … Continue reading

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