Recipes & Home Life during WW2

A range of adverts and articles offering advice in the home and recipes to readers during World War 2.


Advertisement from 1941 featuring a recipe for Potato Pastry

Housekeeping in War-time Britain

Queen Elizabeth, consort of George VI the King of the United Kingdom (and mother of Queen Elizabeth II), visited the ...
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Lord Woolton Pie

Lord Woolton Pie: The Official Recipe

Originally called Lord Woolton pie, and later as simply Woolton Pie, this pastry dish of vegetables was widely served in ...
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Food Facts: Mother & Child

Government advice given to Expectant Mothers, during th Second World War, on the food they should be trying to eat ...
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Billy Brown’s Guide to London Transport

Here is another fine example of the Billy Brown character, invented by cartoonist David Langdon OBE, giving advice on using ...
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What to Do Before Going into Your Shelter

Before, during and after the raid What to do before going into your Shelter - and the help that is ...
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Rationing Recipes – Cakes without Eggs

Rationing on food items such as eggs during World War II meant that a little imagination was needed in the ...
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