Lest we Forget: Remembrance Sunday and The Wartime Kitchen Recipes

Spiced Mixed Fruit Roll in a Baked Bean Tin

Lest we Forget: Remembrance Sunday and The Wartime Kitchen Recipes Today is a reflective day for me, a day to remember all those who have died in both World Wars as well as other and continuing conflicts, both home and abroad. It IS a sad and sombre day, but it is a day to recognise just how… 

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Bottling Tomatoes using the Water Bath Method: Step-by-Step Tutorial with Images & Recipe

Bottling Tomatoes with the Water Bath Method: Step-by-Step Tutorial with Images & Recipe

Bottling Tomatoes using the Water Bath Method: Step-by-Step Tutorial with Images & Recipe Not so many years ago, and as recently as when my mum and dad were growing up, we were a nation of “bottlers”; we would not think twice about preserving the summer bounty of fruit and vegetables from our gardens, allotments and… 

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

WW1 WW2 Wartime Bacon and Potato Cakes

 Remembrance Sunday Wartime Kitchen: Bacon Cakes, Baked Bean Tin Puddings & Sunday Tea High Flight (John Gillespie Magee, Jr.) Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; Sunward I’ve climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth Of sun-split clouds, –and done a hundred things You have not dreamed… 

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The Wartime Kitchen, Day Six and Scottish Vegetable & Meat Pudding Recipe

Scottish Vegetable and Meat Pudding

The Wartime Kitchen, Day Six and Scottish Vegetable & Meat Pudding Recipe It was my intention to cook a meal in a Hay Box at sometime in my wartime kitchen week; a hay box was a simple way to continue cooking a meal whilst you were out, or in order to save energy. The casserole, soup… 

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The Wartime Kitchen and Day Five – Ration Book Fish on Friday: Devilled Fish Recipe

Fish and Chips in Black and White

The Wartime Kitchen and Day Five – Ration Book Fish on Friday: Devilled Fish Recipe Today is day five of my wartime ration book cooking challenge, and it’s Friday, which means it has to be fish on Friday. We may not all follow the traditional fish on Friday menu plan nowadays, such a shame I think, but… 

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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

The Wartime Kitchen and British Restaurants: Day Four – Black Pudding Hot-Pot Recipe – Day four of my living off wartime rations, and I am hankering after a little meat in my diet, curiously enough, as I am not a huge meat-eater normally. I still have my bacon and meat rations left, as well as my cheese… 

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The Wartime Kitchen and Ration Book Cooking – Day Three: Eggs and Egg in a Nest: WW2 Mock Fried Egg Recipe

Egg in a Nest: WW2 Mock Fried Egg Recipe

The Wartime Kitchen and Ration Book Cooking – Day Three: Eggs and Egg in a Nest: WW2 Mock Fried Egg Recipe Today is day three of my Wartime Kitchen and Ration Book Cooking challenge, and today is all about eggs. Yesterday was a vegetarian day for us, and I made a rather tasty Woolton Pie, you can… 

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

Woolton Pie

The Wartime Kitchen: Living of Rations with Ration Book Cooking – Day Two Lord Woolton Pie It’s day two in my Wartime Kitchen, and today I am turning my attention to vegetables, allotments and an enforced vegetarian diet. As you know from yesterday’s post, The Wartime Kitchen: Living of Rations with Ration Book Cooking – Day One, rations were… 

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The Wartime Kitchen: Living of Rations with Ration Book Cooking – Day One

Sausage Roll with Carrots and Parsley Potatoes

The Wartime Kitchen: Living of Rations with Ration Book Cooking – Day One How we lived and how we ate during the war, as in WW2, has been well publicised recently with the excellent BBC programme Wartime Farm, but, my plan to try to live off wartime rations started earlier this year, when I attempted to live… 

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