Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Rationing Challenge - Day 3


Rationing pancakes bacon

Pancakes (1 cup self raising flour, 1/2pint milk, 1 egg, pinch of salt, lard for frying) - 3-4 small pancakes each, with 4 leftover.
Drizzle of honey and a little butter. 
1 rasher pancetta each. 
Tea for grownups; milk for children. 

Cup of tea and a honey biscuit each. 


Wartime Cottage Pie

Cottage Pie made with leftover mince & gravy topped with potatoes and tomatoes from leftover cheese & veg bake, and mashed up leftover baked potato, a little butter and a little cheese. 
Broccoli, asparagus and carrots, steamed. 
Raw spinach.
Tasted really good, and both girls cleared their plates.
Rationing Cottage Pie
Shortbread with jam. 
Tea and milk. 


Wartime Vegetable Soup

Vegetable soup (tops of leeks, radish leaves, broccoli stalks, carrots, potato, swede, parsley, handful of barley, cooking water from yesterday's and today's veg. 
Bread & butter.
B ate two bowls of this, plus half of M's. The Hubby and I thought it was dull!

Steamed marmalade sponge pudding with custard. 
Milk for the girls. 

Remaining Rations 
Sugar - 2lb 30oz 28.8oz 28.15oz
Margarine - 1lb 12oz 9.5oz
Bacon/Ham - 12oz 11.75oz 10.5oz
Cheese - 11oz 9oz 7.05oz 5.55oz
Lard - 6oz 4.8oz 3.8oz
Vegetable Suet - 2oz 1.25oz
Tea - 4oz 3.9oz 3oz 2.6oz
Meat - 24oz 7oz
Butter - 8oz 7.5oz 7.25oz 5.5oz
Milk - 20pints 18.25pints 16pints 13.4pints
Sweets/Chocolate - 12oz 11.8oz 10.6oz
Marmalade - 1lb 14.5oz 13.7oz
Jam - 8oz 6.95oz 6.7oz 5.95oz
Eggs - 8 7

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