Preserving The Past Detail

Preserving the Past
Preserving the Past

A busy mother is in process of preparing marmalade in this Victorian kitchen.

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The pie safe
The pie safe

The door of the pie safe is slightly ajar displaying the home baked pies prepared that morning.

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The hoosier cabinet
The hoosier cabinet

Previous preserved fruit and vegetables can be seen in the jars on the shelves in the hoosier cabinet . A hedgehog peeks from under the pie safe and being a nocturnal animal , it is nearing the hour for it to seek its dinner/

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Front view
Front view

The kittens are licking the sides of the syrupy pot. Their little paws are feeling very sticky from it.

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Canning jars on the table
Canning jars on the table

A new batch of marmalade has been prepared and after sipping her coffee, the busy mother is checking on the kittens at play near the pot.

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Basket of fresh vegetables
Basket of fresh vegetables

The daily hand - picked vegetables have yet to be rinsed and packed away into the ice box nearby.

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Mama cat
Mama cat

Mama cat has found some time to play with her litter.

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The water pump
The water pump

In the sink the water from the pump is soaking the syrup in the pot.

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