Posts in the Category: Breakfast

WW1 Rationing – Maize Woodcock

Posted in - Breakfast & Mrs C.S. Peel's Recipes & Rationing on February 4th 2015 2 Comments


In The Victory Cooking Book, 1918, this is called Maize Woodcock.  Does anyone have any insight into why?!  To interpret this title, it is scrambled eggs on polenta with anchovy. Thinly sliced polenta, toasted on a griddle pan, with lightly scrambled eggs topped with anchovy and a little parsley or chives is more substantial than using toast, …


Banana and Seed Pancakes

Posted in - Breakfast & Healthy Recipes on November 19th 2014 0 Comments

Jasmine is my 16 year old niece and a few weeks ago, she introduced us to this recipe.  It is incredibly straightforward, delicious and healthy.  I have added the seed – use linseed or whatever health kick you might like.  Minna added cinnamon and vanilla;  take your pick.  I adore pancakes and the fabulous …