Ration Dinner – Sweets

You’ve had dinner, now it’s time for pudding! Here are some delicious (and slightly weird) ration era recipes to sweeten your day.   Mock Apricot Tart We followed the recipe found hereย  pretty much to the letter.ย  I know the combination of carrot, almond extract and plum jam doesn’t sound very appetising but trust me,…

Ration Recipes – Savouries

For our recent WWII Ration Dinner I tried to recreate recipes of the period as accurately as possible. For mostย dishes it was easy to find original recipes online thanks to The Ministry of Food’s many handy household guides and recipes for making the most of your rations (as well as the produce from your Victory…

WWII Ration Dinner

Mock Apricot, Faux Coffee and Spam may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but when Sara requested a WWII Ration Dinner for her birthday I happily obliged. We wanted to treat the period sensitively; obviously we didn’t want to trivialise the war or the losses that were suffered, but we did want to celebrate the…