Posts Tagged with: 1900s

War Rationing Mulligatawny Soup

Posted in - Mrs C.S. Peel's Recipes & Recipes & Vegetarian on January 27th 2014 1 Comments

This soup is a lovely surprise, reminding me of the first curry I had, made by my mother in the mid 1980’s using curry powder as opposed to the more exotic mixes now available.  This was made when my grandfather came to stay.  He said it brought back fond memories of eating with the Indian Army during the …


Jellied Aspic

Posted in - Mrs C.S. Peel's Recipes & Recipes on January 23rd 2014 2 Comments

In Dorothy Peel’s My Own Cookery Book, (1923), we are told how to make aspic and savoury jellies.  As a child on summer holidays with great grandparents in Murray Bay, Canada, I remember sitting in front of aspic moulded into an oval shape, within which was a pretty picture of half a boiled egg with finely sliced vegetables surrounding …


Souffled Custard

Posted in - Mrs C.S. Peel's Recipes & Puddings & Recipes on September 15th 2013 0 Comments

“That custard pudding was delicious, so light and yummy!” – received this morning by text from the grandaughter of Anna del Conte who babysat for us.  The reason I felt it necessary to say who said that is that one could assume that she appreciates good food and therefore trust her judgement.

In the words …