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Recipes from the Newspapers

A range of adverts and articles which appeared in local newspapers offering advice in the home and recipes to readers during the war years.

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A great favourite with Men: spice Cake

Spice Cake This is a rich and heavy textured cake and a great favourite with men: 1 1/2 cupfuls of …

Housekeeping in War-time Britain

Queen Elizabeth, consort of George VI the King of the United Kingdom (and mother of Queen Elizabeth II), visited the …

Lord Woolton Pie: The Official Recipe

Originally called Lord Woolton pie, and later as simply Woolton Pie, this pastry dish of vegetables was widely served in …

Rationing Recipes – Cakes without Eggs

Rationing on food items such as eggs during World War II meant that a little imagination was needed in the …

War-Time Sweet Treats – recipes

War-Time Sweet TreaTs When rations meant that sweet treats were few and far between, the local newspaper provided recipes with …

Italian Recipes for Meatless Days – Risotto in Bianco

Another recipe that appeared in the Bromley & District Times in January 1917, was this simple Risotto in Bianco, which …

Italian Recipes for Meatless Days – Gnocchi alla Romana

By 1917, certain foods were in short supply, especially meat, wheat for bread, butter and sugar.  Here is a recipe …

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