Victoria Sponge Cake – From Stranger to Old Friend

Gloucestershire Village with Characteristic Cotswold Stone Architecture

When I was still “commuting” to England in my job as a scientist, a friend living in Gloucestershire introduced me to a fabulous opportunity. They knew someone who owned a local restaurant who was looking for an extra pair of hands to fill in for a missing-in-action cook. Would I be interested?

Either the restaurant owner was desperate or my friend over sold my skills, but they were eager to have me.   Continue reading