Fruit cake for weddings and Christmas

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Oats in the North, Wheat from the South: The history of British Baking, savoury and sweet

By Regula Ysewijn

Published 2020

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Bruno and I were married in our favourite village in southern England. It was a traditional affair in the old Town Hall. The town crier announced our marriage in front of the Town Hall with his voice like a clock and his hand bell ringing for the villagers and all who had gathered. After the wedding ceremony he guided us to the pub for our wedding toast, via a path that was hidden between the cobblestone streets.

After the toast we left for our honeymoon in Cornwall and on the way b