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Eating For Victory: Healthy Home Front Cooking on War Rations

Eating For Victory: Healthy Home Front Cooking on War Rations
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The period of wartime food rationing is now seen as a time when the nation was at its healthiest and these Ministry of Food leaflets advised the general public on how to cope with shortages. This is a nostalgic look back at one of the hardest and yet perhaps healthiest times in history, but is also a relevant guide on healthy eating for today.
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The period of wartime food rationing is now regarded as a time when the nation was at its healthiest. Food rationing was introduced in January 1940 after food shipments were attacked by German U-boat 'Wolf Packs'. The first food items to be rationed were butter, sugar, bacon and ham, with restrictions also placed on meat, fish, jam, biscuits, cheese, eggs and milk. The leaflets reproduced in Eating for Victory were distributed by the Ministry of Food and advised the general public on how to cope with these shortages. Typical contents included: recipes for steamed and boiled puddings; tips on how to use and prepare green vegetables; hints about how to reconstitute dried eggs and use; them as though they were fresh. Eating for Victory is a great gift book offering a nostalgic look back at one of the hardest and yet perhaps healthiest times in history, but is also a relevant guide on healthy eating for today.

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Sku
GOR001238114
Title
Eating For Victory: Healthy Home Front Cooking on War Rations
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
Year published
Number of pages
160
ISBN 10
184317264X
ISBN 13
9781843172642
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N/A
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