Posts Tagged with: WW1

WW1 Spiced Sultana Cake

Posted in - Bake & Mrs C.S. Peel's Recipes on February 3rd 2014 0 Comments

This is one of Granny Dot’s recipes, re-invented.  I have kept the same ingredients and changed the quantities, adding demerara sugar for a wonderful finish.  The recipe comes from Learning to Cook which was published during the First World War in 1915.

I have made the recipe a few times and every person who has tried it has …


War Rationing Mutton and Rice Stew

Posted in - Mrs C.S. Peel's Recipes & Mutton & Recipes on January 20th 2014 0 Comments

The choice of food available to us is enormous.  If we feel like it, mostly we can eat whatever we want, dependent of course upon where you live.  Compare this with food shortages during and after the First World War.  There was little choice and so the same ingredients were made into a variety of dishes.  …