Posts Tagged with: polenta

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, …


Winey Creamy Mushrooms with Baked Polenta

Posted in - Recipes & Vegetarian on April 23rd 2013 0 Comments

The first time I had polenta it was probaby the fast action variety and I loved it.  Since then I have tried the courser and more expensive original and I would say that now I have had both, unfortunately I prefer the latter.  I say unfortunately because it is more expensive and more time consuming.  A …