Hot Pot 1932

1lb sausages, ½lb haricot beans, ½lb onions, salt and pepper to taste. Soak the beans overnight and par-boil. Skin and cut the sausages into small pieces. Cover the bottom of a pie dish with ½ the beans, the sausages and onions and then the rest of the beans. Fill dish three-quarters full with water and bake for 1½ hours. Read more......

Sausage Pie 1932

For this recipe you require 1lb sausages, ½ lb butter beans, ½ lb tomatoes, ¼ pint stock, salt and pepper. Put sausages in greased pie dish then cover with beans, season to taste. Add the sliced tomatoes and pour over the stock. Cover with rough puff pastry, and bake for one hour. Read more......

Princess Potatoes 1931

This is a very nice dish that would be welcome at supper-time ... Take ½lb cooked potatoes, 1oz butter, 1oz grated cheese, salt and pepper, yellow of an egg and a little milk. Mix all ingredients in a basin, then form into little fingers and brush with egg. Flour an oven plate, place on the fingers and brown in the oven. Dish neatly on an ashet pour on a little melted butter and garnish with parsley. Read more......

Syrup and Cinnamon Pudding 1931

This week's special dish is.... Sounds good, doesn't it? Well, why not try it for to-morrow's dinner?

Ingredients:- Read more......

  • 10 oz flour
  • A little less than ½ teaspoon bi-carb soda
  • 5 oz margarine
  • ½ dessertspoonful powdered cinnamon
  • 4 oz sugar
  • 3 tablespoons golden syrup
  • 1 egg
  • Milk

Gingerbread 1931

The children will be the better of this wholesome cake at teatime ... Take 1lb flour and mix in 2 teaspoonfuls of ground ginger, 2 teaspoonfuls cinnamon, 1 teaspoon bicarbonate soda, 6 oz sugar. Melt the butter in a ½ lb of golden syrup. Have 6 oz currants well washed and dried, 3 oz candied peel finely chopped and add to the dry ingredients. Add the syrup milk and ½ teacupful of milk and 3 well-beaten eggs. Put in a steady moderate oven and bake. Read more......

Marmalade Girdle Cakes 1931

You'll like these girdle cakes with their filling of marmalade. Mr Lowden of Leith contributes this recipe... Read more......

  • 2 cupfuls of flour
  • 1 heaped teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1½ cupfuls of milk
  • 2 tablespoons marmalade
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter

Date and Walnut Loaf 1930

Instead of cake you might like this on the table occasionally. It is nourishing and nice. E.S. McIntyre of Edzell has found it a great favourite in her house. Take ¼ dates. Remove the stones and chop up. Then rub ¼ lb of marg into 1 lb of flour. Then mix together ¾ teacup of sugar, 2 teaspoons baking powder, ¼ lb chopped walnuts then add in ½ cup of milk and 1 egg well beaten. Turn into a greased tin and bake in a moderate oven until firm and brown. Read more......

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