Queen cakes from the english kitchen: Dating from the 18th century, these cakes have always been baked in small individual tins, either patty pans or individual heart shaped molds. Sweet and buttery, flavoured with lemon, and stogged full of lovely dried currants
Sugar plums should dance in your head: they are simple to make and good for you. A traditional Victorian sweet, there were no plums in the original dish but over time it evolved to include dried currants or raisins which were referred to as ”plums”. Real plums, steeped in cane syrup began to emerge in the 17th century. This recipe is quick and easy to make and is quite healthy for you.
Quinoa Salad with Pistachios and Currants | MyRecipes Grains, nuts, and dried fruit are typical in the Sephardic community--Jews who immigrated from Spain, Yemen, and the Mediterranean. Quinoa is a modern twist.
Crisp-Chewy Fruity Cookie Squares - Buttery, sugary and filled with plump black currants and lemon zest. | Pebbly Beach Fruit Squares - Instead of black currants, use another type of moist dried fruit (one kind or a combination); such as dark or golden raisins; dried sour cherries; dried cranberries; coarsely chopped dates; dried apricots, or prunes; finely chopped candied ginger.