Favourite Pie 1915

First published inĀ  Dr. Allinson’s Cookery Book, 1915 Ingredients: 3 ounces of macaroni 2 breakfastcupfuls of Allinson breadcrumbs 2 onions, chopped very fine 2 breakfastcupfuls of tinned tomatoes 3 eggs, well beaten 3 ounces of butter 1 dessertspoonful of curry salt to taste Instructions: Boil the macaroni until tender, and cut it up into pieces …

Old Fashioned Rice Pudding

One of my memories from being young was rice pudding. Now, there were 2 very different types of rice pudding I ate. First the school rice pudding that was, well, beyond description really, but I’ll try. It was white, really snow white, and the taste, well there wasn’t one, bland doesn’t begin to describe it. …

Chupatties 2 Methods 1917

Chupatties: Take a pound of whole wheat and mix it with water until a soft dough is formed. Knead this well. Put a damp cloth over it, and let it stand an hour or so. Then knead again. Make out into balls, each ball about as big as a walnut. Then roll each ball into …

Carrot Soup 1915

This recipe for carrot soup was published in Dr. Allinson’s Cookery Book (1915). Ingredients: 1 carrot cut up small 1 potato cut up small 1 small onion cut up small 1 pint of water a little butter plus pepper and salt to taste Instructions: Cook the vegetables in the water till quite tender then rub …

Italian Spaghetti 1917

First published in Better meals For Less Money, 1917. Ingredients: 2 cups spaghetti broken in 2-inch pieces 1/2 onion 4 cloves 1/2 bay leaf 1 can condensed tomato soup 1/4 cup grated cheese Instructions: Cook spaghetti in boiling salted water with the onion, cloves, and bay leaf until tender. Then drain, remove onion, cloves, and …

Barley Broth 1915

This recipe was taken from The Healthy Life Cookbook published in 1915. Ingredients: 1 carrot 1 turnip 4 leeks or 3 small onions 4 sprigs parsley 4 sticks celery 1 tea-cup pearl barley 3 quarts water (6 pints) Instructions: The celery may be omitted if desired, or, when in season, 1 tea-cup green peas may …

Continental Hotel Waffles 1887

Continental Hotel Waffles published in 1887 in The White House Cookbook Ingredients 1 quart (550g) of sifted flour 3 teaspoonfuls of baking powder 1 teaspoonful of salt 1 teaspoonful of sugar 1 teaspoonful of melted butter 6 well beaten eggs 1 pint of sweet milk (this is just fresh milk)   Instructions: Put into one …