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Mainly for Women presents..


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News in Knitting
Joan Gilbert introduces a selection of designs from the spring fashion show of the Hand Knitting Wool Council.

Cookery Club
Helen Cox demonstrates the making of a favourite New Zealand sweet, the Pavlova.
The Recipe:
(1) Grease a piece of greaseproof paper and place on oven tray. Light oven.
(2) Separate the yolks and whites of 4, 5 or 6 eggs (depending on the size of Pavlova required). Drop the white into a basin and the yolks into a small saucepan.
(3) Beat the egg whites for'minute, then add sugar gradually. Use oz. sugar for each egg white. Continue beating until mixture is very stiff, adding 1-1.1 teasp. vinegar and 1 teasp. salt. The mixture must stand in peaks without falling over.
(4) Pile mixture on to the greased paper, making a perfect round, about 9 in. across. Place centre of oven and bake for 11 hours. Allow to cool in oven.
(5) With the 4 egg yolks make a lemon honey, using 4 tablesp. lemon juice and 1 breakfast cup sugar. Cook until thick, then allow to cool.
(6) Lift carefully on to a large flat dish. If the top tends to break, don't worry. Spread with the lemon honey, then with at least 1 inch of whipped cream. (1 teasp. sugar and 2 or 3 teasp. rum may be added to the cream.)
Temperatures: Gas ovens: Reg. I for 1 hour, then I for 1 hour. Electric ovens: 250 deg. for 1 hour, switch low, then switch off for the rest of the time.

Do It Yourself
The fifth in the series on home carpentry.
Barry Bucknell shows how to make a magazine rack.
(A BBC telerecording)

Introduced by Joan Gilbert.

Our Miss Pemberton: 16 - Shocker
Written by Philip King and Falkland Cary.
A story of life today in a small town.


Item presenter (News in Knitting)/presenter: Joan Gilbert
Cook (Cookery Club): Helen Cox
Handyman (Do It Yourself): Barry Bucknell
Producer: Ann Shead
Writer (Our Miss Pemberton): Philip King
Writer (Our Miss Pemberton): Falkland Cary
Producer (Our Miss Pemberton): Richard Gilbert
Geof Patterson: Terence Soall
Mary Pemberton: Margot Boyd
Gladys Patterson: Katherine Parr

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Mainly for Women presents..

BBC Television, 25 April 1957 15.00

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