Well Crafted

New Zealand-born Alice Beatrice Waymouth was a noted silversmith, enameler and jeweler. Her daughter Judith Hughes, now 89, is “a cabinetmaker and  designer who reached the top of a male dominated profession” and was dubbed “Miss Chippendale” by architect Sir Basil Spence.


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Pavlova’s Origins Date Back Two Centuries

Pavlova’s Origins Date Back Two Centuries

New Zealanders and Australians have long argued over who invented the pavlova, but the authors of a new book called, The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets have found the dessert’s…