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 …

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 …

York Ginger-Bread another Way 1764

York Ginger-Bread another Way published in English Housewifery, 1764 Ingredients: 2 1/2 pounds of stale bread grated fine (but not dry’d) 2 pounds of fine powder sugar 1 ounce of cinnamon 1/2 ounce of mace 1/2 ounce of ginger 1/4 ounce of saunders (seems to be red sandalwood which was used as a food colouring …

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 …

Spanish Omelette 1905

Spanish Omelette recipes published in 1905 in A Little Cook Book For A Little Girl Ingredients: 4 eggs 1 cup (200g) of cooked tomatoes 1 green pepper 1 slice of onion 1 teaspoonful of chopped parsley 1 teaspoonful of salt 3 shakes of pepper Cut the green pepper in half and take out all the …

Rice Pudding 1908 Recipe

This is a recipe published in 1908 in When Mother Lets Us Cook. 4 tablespoons of pudding rice 4 tablespoons of sugar Nutmeg (to taste) 1 quart (950ml) of milk   Take 4 tablespoons of rice and wash the rice by putting it into a sieve or strainer and let clean cold water run over …