Historic Recipe: Corned Beef and Beetroot Hot (1944)

Source: Good Eating: A Second Book of War-Time Recipes (1944) I bought beetroot last week to make borscht and had leftovers. This rather imaginative (weird?) little recipe from the height of Second World War rationing seemed to provide an interesting (weird?) way of using it up. The book I took it from is a classic... Continue Reading →

Historic Recipe: Anchovies with Parmesan Cheese (1759)

Source: A Complete System of Cookery by William Verral (1759) All I want is comfort food at the moment and these seemed to fit the bill. Plus, apart from the anchovies (which took me a little bit to find – Lidl is your friend here), everything else was already in my kitchen. Recipe: Fry some bits... Continue Reading →

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