World war 2 rationing recipes

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Rock Cakes

Rock Cakes

It also says that they are popular in many parts of the world too. So rock cakes are the product of cookery classes, war time rationing and the but of jokes in books, films and television jokes, but nevertheless the rock cake still stands proud – and tasty
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Remembrance Sunday Wartime Kitchen: Bacon Cakes, Baked Bean Tin Puddings & Sunday Tea

Remembrance Sunday Wartime Kitchen: Bacon Cakes, Baked Bean Tin Puddings & Sunday Tea

“These are as popular today in our house as they were during the Second World War. and I wondered how it must have been during the war to celebrate Christmas, with the men away fighting and the rationing, and yet it appears that families who cold celebrate together, did do and with some amount of ingenuity when it came to food for the festive table
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The Wartime Kitchen: Living of Rations with Ration Book Cooking – Day Two & Lord Woolton Pie

The Wartime Kitchen: Living of Rations with Ration Book Cooking – Day Two & Lord Woolton Pie

it was one of a number of recipes commended to the British public by the Ministry of Food during the Second World War to enable a nutritional diet to be maintained despite shortages and rationing of many types of food, especially meat
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APPLE, BERRY AND ORANGE CRUMBLE

APPLE, BERRY AND ORANGE CRUMBLE

Well research suggests that the crumble topping was born out of second world war rationing, due to the traditional pie toppings being too expensive and containing too many ingredients
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Vinegar Cake - A Vintage Fruit Cake Recipe

Vinegar Cake - A Vintage Fruit Cake Recipe

Recipe adapted from World's Best Cakes by Roger Pizey. The necessities of war rationing meant that the eggs had to go and bakers had to rely on the chemical reaction between acidic vinegar and alkaline bicarbonate of soda to provide lift
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The Wartime Kitchen and British Restaurants: Day Four – Black Pudding Hot-Pot Recipe

The Wartime Kitchen and British Restaurants: Day Four – Black Pudding Hot-Pot Recipe

 British Restaurants were communal kitchens created during the Second World War, and were mainly set up to ensure communities and people who had run out of rationing coupons were still able to eat
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great british faggots

great british faggots

They are a healthy, hearty, cheap dish that was popular from the 19th century right up until the end of rationing after the second world war. In 2004, Ofcom banned a commercial for Somerfield, in which a man rejects his wife’s suggested dinner saying “I’ve got nothing against faggots, I just don’t fancy them. In November 2013, Facebook users were blocked for using the word, in its culinary sense, on the website. 2 onions, finely chopped. 2 tsp ground mace. 2 tbsp fine salt. 2 large onions, finely sliced. 2 tbsp cider vinegar. 2 litres beef stock. Fry the onions a little oil over a medium high heat for 20 minutes or so until nicely browned. Check every 20 minutes or so, turn the faggots if they are getting too brown. 2 onions, finely chopped. 2 tsp ground mace. 2 tbsp fine salt. 2 large onions, finely sliced. 2 tbsp cider vinegar. 2 litres beef stock
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Super Amazing Carrot Cake

Super Amazing Carrot Cake

It is believed that the popularity of carrot cake was revived in Britain due to the rationing of sugar once again during the Second World War
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Living of Wartime Rations – Day Three: Eggs and Egg in a Nest: WW2 Mock Fried Egg Recipe

Living of Wartime Rations – Day Three: Eggs and Egg in a Nest: WW2 Mock Fried Egg Recipe

World War Two. Living of Wartime Rations – Day Three. Today is day three of my Wartime Kitchen and Ration Book Cooking challenge, and today is all about eggs
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Grandma’s healthy baking options

Grandma’s healthy baking options

2 oz/50g soft brown. 2 eggs. 12 oz/340g mixed dried. rationing in the 1st World War and the poster. campaigns to Dig for Victory in the 2nd World War when foods were often hard. 2 oz/50g soft brown. 12 oz/340g mixed dried
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The Amazing Women In My Life + Win a £60 John Lewis Voucher ENDED

The Amazing Women In My Life + Win a £60 John Lewis Voucher ENDED

But then World War II broke out, and those plans were scuppered. ) I haven’t been able to respond to all of the comments, but I have read every single one, and can I just saw, how much women rock this world
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French bean and sesame salad

French bean and sesame salad

Our food supply is less secure than many of us realise, but these encouraging developments perhaps mark the start of a gradual shift in attitude, echoing back towards that once common perception of food waste as unacceptable, which it surely should be in a world where people still go to bed hungry
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8 Amazing Things You Didn’t Know About Twinkies

8 Amazing Things You Didn’t Know About Twinkies

Up until World War II, Twinkies were filled with banana flavoured cream. Dewar, decided on the name Twinkie after seeing an advertisement for Twinkle-Toe Shoes
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Mary Berry recalls her wartime childhood memories

Mary Berry recalls her wartime childhood memories

In the classic cream – the only AGA colour available at the time of the Second World War – they nicely complete the period feel
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Celebrating VE Day with Wartime Favourite Recipe: Oxford Potato Soup

Celebrating VE Day with Wartime Favourite Recipe: Oxford Potato Soup

Although many ingredients were rationed during the war, the nutritional value of potatoes were recognised at the time and the Ministry of Food declared that fish and chips would be the only food not to be rationed
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Foodbanks in the news

Foodbanks in the news

Their parents went through a depression and two world wars. The one thing they have in common is that they've grown up in a world of certain social expectations
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1940s Honey and Ginger Biscuits Recipe

1940s Honey and Ginger Biscuits Recipe

During the war sugar was rationed and honey was plentiful so it would have been used to sweeten in the place of sugar
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Things I'm loving...

Things I'm loving...

Calum decided to use his love of food and his interest in the Second World War to find out more about rationing