I don’t recall anyone baking bread since it was one of the few things which was NOT rationed. Yes, they all had access to bread improver from the supermarket during the war lol. A local baker will probably sell you some. I’ve been putting it off – had it in my head that bread making is hard and bound to fail… Well, guess what? Several of your recipes seem ideal for all our events but I seem unable to copy or save them on my computer. David, according to some of the war diaries, baking bread was common in the UK. I assume that it’s UK, but one needs to make sure… lest I end up with absolutely revolting bread. Right now I am cooking the lentils I soaked before work, have anasazi beans soaking in the fridge, making apple cinnamon rollup bannock. It was published in the UK to promote the Bee-Ro flour. Yes I remember the Be-Ro cook book. Today we made white bread rolls and they were the nicest I’ve ever made. You are reduced to dried/fast acting yeasts as are the home brewing fraternity, incidentally it’s sometimes cheaper buying it at your home brew shop. I have looked everywhere for many years and the site I have linked this post to has several types of methods to grow your own yeast. Mash potatoes well. Try the bread recipe below entered by Outlander. My bread machine did great mixing it. d) Knock back the dough, place in tin and cover again and let it rise again somewhere warm. Take eight ounces of cheese, five and a half ounces of lentils, three ounces of breadcrumbs, four ounces of onions, one and a half ounces of fat, parsley, salt and pepper. … Knead dough lightly and roll dough out to about 1cm thick. This loaf is easy (I would call it fool proof) and the dough can be used to make anything from pizza to rolls. I grew up learning to bake from the Be Ro book. 2 large pizza takes about 20-30 minutes at 200°c. Cook with the lid on. It was good I looked at the bread machine after I started it and before I went out for the day otherwise there would not have been bread at all! You can do without the sugar, which is really only there to make the dough rise more quickly, you just need to be patient. it was probably harder to buy yeast in OZ at the time. (I only learned there’s a difference today!) Never even thought this might have existed. Pingback: Cozinha em tempos de guerra (ou de dieta?) They give it with no cost. Yes, my mother had the small Be-Ro cook book. Knead the dough till it’s smooth, soft & elastic. 2 tsp fast acting yeast Wash the lentils; peel and chop the onions and cook them in a little water with … Loved coming home from school to the smell of fresh bread warm out of the oven slathered with butter. to be in search of this info for my mission. The recipes are excellent, and great favourites with my family. Now this city isn’t a big city as some of you I’m sure are used to, but for this country girl, some one-way streets, tall buildings and local shops make up “the city”. I may tweek this recipe a bit. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. 1 garlic head, roasted and still warm, recipe follows. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. PLace in oven at 180 0C for around 30-40 mins (depending on the size of the loaf) There is currently a listing on Amazon UK for a 1953 Bee-ro cookbook. Today my lovely old Auntie in Auatralia said she fancied making some ‘Dunkirk’ bread but couldn’t find her recipe. Hi, I love your website Carolyn, I have been interested in rationing and the homefront for a few years now, and have made a few of the marguerite patten recipes with success and also your wartime loaf (lush), baking bread was very big in the war (so my grandma, and mum tell me), especially if you were living on a miners wage (live in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire)! Fresh from the Oven Potato Bread. Thanks! https://polldaddy.com/js/rating/rating.jsYes I have two, an old one (family hand me down) and a newer one. Mix flour and powdered milk. I am always looking for new ideas and think this is just a marvellous blog. I made this today. Generally if grows in the Europe then it’s acceptable but all tropical fruits are only to be eaten in moderation. Both looked and tasted like normal bread – who would have thunk. I make all my food from scratch (so does my daughter with four children). Create the custard using the instructions on the can and serve it with the hot crumble. Cream fat and sugar, then add mashed potato, beat well, then rice flour, salt and flavouring. Thankyou. Let potatoes and potato water cool for at least 30 minutes. I’m going to make the wartime loaf today for myself, I’ve been following your recipes along with some other marguerite patten ones for 4 weeks now and have lost 9 pounds in weight!!!! With regard to baking bread, it’s the first time that I have heard that yeast cannot be sold but has to be given when asked. Storage – this bread keeps well for several days (up to 5-6 days) when stored in a bread bag or container. Copyright © 2010 - 2021 Wootton Bridge Historical | All Rights Reserved | Hosted and maintained by: How to Plan Meals for Children 8-12 Months. David also quotes a "Doctor A. I found your blog by happy accident when I was searching for recipes. Going back to the top of this list I can remember my mothers Be-Ro book and it was all she ever used. This recipe is based on a recipe of Elizabeth David's, an iconic English food writer. I have a centenary edition of the be-ro recipe book which I could not survive without. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured work surface. 1 tbl caster sugar must be getting old! Hi, just wanted to tell you, I loved this post. I dont know what happened to it, probably my dad threw it out. I doubt the Bee-Ro flour book would be on Amazon as it was a freebie when you bought the flour. Cool before cutting & use a serrated knife as it’s best for cutting non yeasted breads. I always get fresh yeast from the larger Tesco bakery sections. Method So satisfying! I’m thinking about cooking these with my class at school, but it doesn’t say how long you cook them for, how long do you suggest? Sourdough Oatmeal Potato Bread. This is a must-try dish if you don’t have allergies or intolerance to gluten. This looks delicious! * 1.5 teaspoons salt. I do remember the ration books, I was around six years of age and needed them to buy the occasional candy treat in the UK. Bread, I know people ate a lot of bread as a staple food in wartime so it can’t have been that bad lol xxx. your own Pins on Pinterest Method: Add the lesser amount of potato water, milk, butter, and 1 cup mashed potatoes … * 1 tablespoon rolled oats (for top) sack. https://www.greatbritishchefs.com/recipes/potato-bread-recipe Deselect All. 2 tbl sugar I dont remember cooking oil being used in making of bread in my childhood. Mum bought me the centenery book in the mid 80’s and I have been given the latest edition by a friend only 6 weeks ago. Several times a week for lessons, meetings and appointments, we head “into the city”. She said that she ate bread made with pea (flour?) Thanks :0). Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. 1 tbl baking powder No, Potato Bread isn’t gluten-free. Goodness …. Aim for a much thinner finger for best crispiness! Leave to rise for around 20 minutes Not easy to obtain in Australia but the sister of a friend got it for me. It was a freebie and was some fifteen pages of recipes. & that when fat is removed from foods to make them low fat then they add sugar to improve the taste & what they term ‘mouthfeel’ Therin lies the danger, have you every looked at the panel on the side of the tin or packet with the ingredients listed ? Thank you Adam!!! When dough comes together knead for 10 minutes until dough is silky Ingredients 1/2 pint of tea (without any milk or tea leaves/ bags) 3 oz butter/margarine 3 oz sugar 3 oz sultanas 10 oz wholewheat flour (add 3-4 teaspoons of baking powder) 1 teaspoon all spice (mixed spice) extra cinnamon if required Eggless Sponge Method 1. ¼ cup dripping or lard 30g of Bakers Yeast would be more than enough for this recipe. Looking for potato bread recipes? David et Al, many did make their own bread, If you chose not to buy from your baker you could be provided with the flour etc… in place. Learn how your comment data is processed. “Well, she buys shop bread!”, People did bake bread (probably more that lived in the countryside because of access to shops) but most would have bought their bread the National Loaf, same as we tend to do today xxxxx, Hi.. Well I am weighing in here… My grandmother was an amazing cook and coming from the prairies of Canada during the war years her family as most did, all baked their own breads. I prefer more potato flavor and a sweeter dough. I’d say some of the main things to watch out for are Omg that sounds awfull for the kids but the food sounded nice This is a recipe handed down to me from my mum (and probably from hers too!) 8. Bake on Be Ro. I seem to have Dalton on my mind! Bake as appropriate till golden brown, here’s a general guide baking the item you decide to make. e) Make sure not to over cook. bakery bread is a little better, then there are the artisan breads, which, uncut, can last racked in a dry atmosphere for the longest period. This was a recipe created for wartime and the days of austerity following the war. Select basic bread setting. Mash potatoes with flour, butter and salt until a stiff dough forms. Choose crust color and loaf size if available. However, I have been avoiding bread so far as people say it is bad for weight loss but I’m really dying to try the wartime loaf and was wondering what your thoughts are on weight loss and 1 tablespoon instant yeast 1/2 cup (99g) sugar 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 cups (283g to 340g) lukewarm water or potato water (water in which potatoes have been boiled)* 12 tablespoons (170g) butter, softened so please excuse the lack of exact quantities! Why not try it out ? Heat a small amount of oil in frying pan until hot then then add mix, shaping to fit the whole pan; cook for a short time over the fire, then take away from heat and place at side of fire, with bread facing directly towards the heat (you can do this by placing a log or stone under one side of the frying pan) . As a bread recipe it makes two delicious loaves of soft Potato Bread. I suppose some people did, but t wouldn’t have been a common occurrence. I make my own ‘morning goods’ from time to time and always do this at my nearest store. I probably should have bought the glass jar and measured it out. 2 large russet potatoes, well-baked and still warm, recipe follows. 2 handfuls of plain flour My mum tells of one neighbour, when a child, who commented on another (getting above herself?) Provingproving is the boring part and can test your patience so if you use the standard method make this one adjustment – bring your bread to the stage of the last prove in the evening then cover and refrigerate overnight, it will rise very slowly over the night. 2 teaspoons of baking powder The Wartime Kitchen: Living off Rations with Ration Book Cooking – Day One. Be nice to the baker though – you’re ‘cheating’ him/her out of selling a loaf, so buy a few finger buns or tea cake or something when you ask. 2 ozs rice flour I will have to try this using vegetable stock to make it veg-friendly! ½ tsp ground white pepper Tip – if you have a bakery in town see them. I think homegrown yeast is superior to store bought myself. You will also note the vitamin C tablet which is the reason it only has one rise as the tablet boosts the yeast action. Regular whole wheat bread is cut with white flour and more fat to help the texture. In bread machine pan, place the milk, mashed potato, egg, butter, honey, cheese, parsley, salt, pepper, flour and yeast in order suggested by manufacturer. The problem buying from outlets is that yeast usually comes in 1kg blocks & no amateur baker wants to buy that much as it does not ‘live’ for long enough to use it up. Work down and form into loaves. 2 ozs sugar. – Saving Without Scrimping, Pingback: Grocery Success and Jan Week 2 Review – Saving Without Scrimping, Pingback: Home Front recipes from WWII | Pacific Paratrooper, Pingback: FEATURED BLOGGER REPORT: Home Front recipes from WWII | Pacific Paratrooper #AceHistoryDesk reports | ' Ace Worldwide History '. In a medium sized bowl mix 5 cups flour and yeast. I had heard that an old law says that bakers have to give yeast to people if they ask. 1 baking potato, peeled and cut into large chunks, or 1 cup leftover mashed potatoes Hi Michelle….there are so many variables when it comes to breadmaking. Hope you can help Like many others I found your site by chance. This is a great idea for a war memorial website and very eye opening lest we forget what people were capable of living through and the great ways they adapted. My mum got some fresh yeast from Morrisons the other day, asked how much it was and he said they not allowed to sell it, but can give it away!! It is All about the yeast. The timings are approximate as all ovens are different, get to know your oven ! Saved by Danna A Use them in a Soda Bread recipe – also good for naans, chapatis, pooris, etc. She said it like it was a hardship, but it sounds really good and a possible gluten-free alternative to me. https://www.greatbritishchefs.com/recipes/potato-bread-recipe Did you not find it on Amazon? Nothing Fancy Wartime Loaf. Due to the exigencies of war, wheat - and therefore also flour and bread – were expensive and substitutes were eagerly sought. Dec 2, 2014 - This Pin was discovered by Deborah George. Little almond flavouring The recipe still uses flour although a large part of it is replaced with potatoes that don’t have gluten. I wish our supermarkets knew that rule, or is it only an English law? Serves 4 Wartime Recipes Page 4 of 12 visit twinkl.com It was practical. Sift all the dry ingredients together , rub in the fat then make a dough with the liquid. * 1.5 teaspoons salt Modern mass produced breads (especially white) do not keep well due to the ‘Chorleywood’ method of baking. This is supposed to be an authentic wartime bread recipe. Boil rapidly but do not let the potatoes break up and become ‘mushy’; When tender (this should be after 10-15 minutes cooking) drain carefully. My mom made her own yeast too, she also made fermented fruit and would combine it into a recipe for bread very similar to the war time loaf during the holiday season. Chef Jyll from Gather on Broadway shares a delicious recipe for vegetarian panini. 4 ozs warm mashed potato Good luck & happy baking. Saved from recipespastandpresent.org.uk. This excellent wartime recipe is a fantastic resource you can use to help teach your class about how food was rationed during the war, ... Wartime Cheese and Potato Dumplings Recipe. Big mistake … Lord Dalton was responsible for our wonderful nutrition! I have the Bee -Ro flour cook book ,rather tatty because through the years I have used it a lot.straight forward recipes not fancy ingredients. I once read an interview with Audrey Hepburn. This dries the potatoes and leaves them deliciously floury. Try them out! Potato water should be lukewarm before using. Claire. Make this quick bread recipe for a nutritious, healthy treat! love it! 3 ozs flour more or understanding more. ; Crust – the crust should be hard when you take the bread out from the oven but will … Don’t know why but I have had this little book on my mind when reading around here. home.bt.com/...these-real-wartime-ration-recipes-for-ve-day-11363980000968 Form dough into 1 loaf. Ingredients Bread improver is just soy flour with enzymes. Yes you’re right, but in those days it was how bread was made, we didn’t use improvers and vitamins as they do today, food was basic and unadulterated and frequently not very nice, such as dried egg, but we either ate it or went hungry, there was no alternative as there is these days, consequently no problems with obesity and health. Add fat (or drizzle in vegetable oil) – Lembraria, Grocery Success and Jan Week 2 Review – Saving Without Scrimping, Home Front recipes from WWII | Pacific Paratrooper, FEATURED BLOGGER REPORT: Home Front recipes from WWII | Pacific Paratrooper #AceHistoryDesk reports | ' Ace Worldwide History ', Wartime Christmas Cake – Ministry of Food – Recipe No. It’s a ‘refurbished’ potato bread recipe my mum & aunties used post war as it uses less flour by using mashed potatoes as about a third of the starch. If you bake more than you can eat then slice the loaf, wrap then freeze it, removing it as you need it slice by slice – but defrost in a bag, in a microwave or toast it. The bread is outstanding… I have never purchased any bread which is as good as potato yeast homemade bread… As a survivalist to make bread… You need water, a grain, tuber, or dried fruit, sugar, a lidded jar, wooden spoons.. You are good to go! The Potato Bread recipe out of our category Root Vegetable! I prefer fresh yeast but it’s not easy to find in NZ for the amateur baker. I will dwefinately keep tabs on your site and will be making many of your recipes. So in the context of this blog.. Let me share what I believe all of you are seeking and are just missing… The yeast. In the UK any baker or supermarket instore baker will sell, or even give you some freah yeast. Potato Bread vs White Bread. lol. Hi * 2 lb of wholewheat (wholemeal) flour Reply. Oct 9, 2015 - These were really tasty.. Good luck with the move back Carolyn, you wont be far from us. b) Making sure the dough is nice and moist and is kneaded until smooth and silky. Pingback: I made bread! Punch down dough with your fist. Form the dough into a ball, oil it lightly then replace into the same bowl. 2 x small loaves (either in loaf pans or free form) take about 20-30 minutes at 180°c. It always makes me wonder about a time when bread only came from the oven and not from the store as we know it. 11. This was a bread my mom would make when I was a child…having grown up in England during the war she remembered well the rationing and though I do not remember her saying bread was rationed bread was baked in the home. 7. The goal is to separate the yeast from the plant, feed it, and ferment it, and voila! Pea flour can be sold as Chana flour (chick pea) or Green Pea Flour, ie milled peas. Ingredients Reply. Did you have more recipes, maybe one called Potato Carrot Mash, which had a piece of chopped bacon on top.Thanks for the memories.Dorothy. This recipe makes two loaves, so you can serve one and freeze the other, or share with a friend. Turn dough out on lightly floured surface and shape into desired loaf. * spoonful or butter or margarine (or a drizzle of vegetable oil), Place flour in large bowl This information comes from an old book I picked up & it’s the earliest book I have using soya flour: “Bakes, Buns and Biscuits” by Mabel Osborne’s (pub 1940). They sometimes have books like that. Mix thoroughly Place dough into 4 x 1/2 lb tins (or 2 x 1 lb tins) that have been floured Once I got the extra water in (probably to total 1 to 1 1/4 cup) the dough formed fine and it made a light and fluffy bread. however good topic. Regards Susan Mahony, Adelaide , South Australia. She was lucky enough to buy a small sack of flour and made fabulous bread in the coal fired stove. Sounds great. (20g to 1 kg of flour is standard). Have you come across recipes for war-time pea bread? Golly …. When making this recipe, be sure and melt your shortening, sugar, and salt over a low-heat, stirring constantly until melted. Fast & Easy Yeasted Potato Bread Sorry, I just can’t work it out, am I just being thick or….? Do not use tap water; the … It has all the basics in there and they are all old faithfuls. I did mispell Be-Ro. I tried my Mrs Beetons but it was published in 1939, too early. Both are virtually similar in terms of macronutrients (Calories, Protein, and Fats). Wartime Bubble and Squeak Recipe. Wish she had wrote it down, but she kept all of her recipes in her head. * 600 ml (1 pint) of warm water. – Lembraria, Hi Carolyn, 9. Several times a week for lessons, meetings and appointments, we head “into the city”. I used 2 packets of instant yeast. That didn’t come about until after the war! With the first summer holiday coming up I wanted to make sure I had enough rolls in the freezer. Method Small amount of water I have two Bero cookery books, an original version, the second a modernised one, though there is very little difference. Always remember, just follow the advice of Master Yoda, patience Padawan, patience ! Method Pinch of salt When making this recipe, be sure and melt your shortening, sugar, and salt … Here is the 1st of 100 recipes which will be recreated and photographed over the year of my blog…, * 600 ml (1 pint) of warm water 3 cups self raising flour British History » 20th Century » World War Two. They also made baking powder bread or soda bread. The dough now needs to be formed into loaves, rolls or a pizza base. The best wartime and VE Day recipes, from Lord Woolton pie to eggless chocolate cake Surprisingly delicious Second World War recipes for making do By Madeleine Howell 8 May 2020 • 4:36pm Bake according to bread machine directions (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed). While you are there try some dried malt in place of some of the sugar to ‘feed’ the yeast, it changes the flavour in a wonderful way, do try it. 2 (1/4-ounce) envelopes active dry yeast Reply. I used 3/4 cup instant mashed potatoes and reduced the bread flour to 3 cups. Select dough cycle and press start. * 5 teaspoons of quick rise yeast. Cover the bowl with cling film or a clean damp tea towel, then allow the dough to rest in a warm place until the dough has at least doubled in size. Even after this years experiment ends I’ll still keep re-creating recipes!! 60ml blood heat water I’ve been doing it for 4 years now and it’s so easy at this point. My mother did. https://www.thepioneerwoman.com/.../a99195/how-to-make-potato-bread Danielle says. Sprinkle this mixture over the top evenly. * 5 teaspoons of quick rise yeast Hi all. The reason the WW2 loaf was not as decadent as the modern loaf, by necessity was due to the fact that flour was imported. I think I made mine too thick. Place back in bowl and cover https://www.food.com/recipe/potato-bread-bread-machine-89696 I prefer the potato yeast and believe you me.. Just an FYI. There are a few recipes for soda bread on this site for you to try, how about this one ? If you prefer your spuds enhanced with garlic, chives, blue cheese, or bacon, this recipe will give you a more flavorful bread, great for leftover turkey sandwiches. Now my sister, sister-in-law and myself have them here in Australia. Soda Bread It was a success! 12 rolls (round, knotted, plaited, etc) takes about 15 20 minutes at 200°c. Larger supermarkets (with their own bakeries in-store) like Asda will give you an oz or two of fresh yeast if you ask. Potato Short Bread – Wartime Recipes. Hi Carolyn. EatSmarter has over 80,000 healthy & delicious recipes online. Campfire Bread ( Log Out /  Hi Carolyn, just wondering..how long does the bread keep?? 1 handful of dried fruit/raisins * 2 lb of wholewheat (wholemeal) flour. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. I haven’t asked for a while as I particularly like the local baker’s wholemeal, but when I last made bread on a regular basis about 9 years ago, you could get blocks of yeast just by asking the bakers at a supermarket that bakes their own, they used to just cut me a lump off, free. Wartime Recipes Page 2 of 12 visit twinkl.com. The smell of homemade bread baking is hard to top. https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/20158/crusty-potato-bread ( Log Out /  I do cheat on occasion, but generally I stick to my regimine of ‘if it comes from a take away or in a tin or packet then what’s in it ?’ I eat full fat Greek yougurt, whole milk, cheese, butter, almost all vegetables (go easy on spuds), most fruits are (beleive it or not) very high in sugars that are no different from the white stuff in your sugar bowl. https://www.bigoven.com/recipe/bread-machine-potato-bread/218614 Just found your wonderful blog. What a fun and important site. https://www.thespruceeats.com/old-fashioned-potato-bread-428168 I love making our own bread. just found your site by change (thank you, “Foyle’s War” DVDs). 270g strong white flour resembles bread crumbs. That breat you can buy only with the stamps.I'm looking for that recipe for long time and I cannot find it. Take out spoon and with hands lightly press the flour (containing a little baking powder) into the mixture, roll out and bake. There was a short exchange of letters on the subject of potato cakes in The Times (of London) in September 1917. 4 ozs warm mashed potato. Add the tea, sugar, butter and sultanas into a saucepan. I wanted a bit more potato flavor. The combination of the carbonated liquid & bicarbonate of soda help the dough to rise, hence the unyeasted loaf. * couple pinches of sugar. Still good though, just a small loaf. It’s a good one for the virgin bread maker to learn with & I found even I improved my efforts from building bricks to edible loaves. I want to create items for a Nostalgic Tea and another for a supper meal between a “Bingo and Dance” evening. There were some nice recipes for scones and cakes etc. 2 tbl salted butter I did make a couple of additional changes. Ingredients * couple pinches of sugar It’s the yeast for beer you want, not the ones for wines & lagers. Take out spoon and with hands lightly press the flour (containing a … 1 handful of powdered milk c) Putting the dough somewhere warm for at least an hour until the dough has risen to twice the size Potato Bread Recipe. Not Hugh Dalton, who came along a bit later! Place into pans and let rise until doubled in size. That bread recipe is more or less how I make bread anyway, except I use half wholemeal and half white flour. I followed the suggestion of "spooning" the flour into the cup rather than scooping and I added 1/4 cup more water. Select dough setting (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed). Potato Bread Recipe. Sift the flour into a large warm bowl & make a well in the centre Blend the yeast, tablet, water, buttermilk, butter, dripping, sugar & water, then when combined add the potatoes. Sometimes I can use the same recipe and occasionally it comes out not so good. In a large bowl, stir flour, sugar, yeast, and salt. Good luck on your journey. Bake @ 350°F/180°c for about 45 minutes, it all depends on your oven. (WFRV) – Have you ever cooked with potato bread? recipe of potato bread patties.Our site gives you recommendations for downloading video that fits your interests. 2 ozs sugar. Baron Frederick Marquis, 1st Earl of Woolton to be precise! Change ). Rotate bread every so often to cook evenly, before turning and repeating process with other side. . However, it’s not only in 2020 and during lockdown that Britain has been fixated on baked goods. This meant more flexibility for cooks with the skills to create what they needed and perhaps have enough flour left over to do as they wished with. November 23, 2020 at 8:29 pm. My kids comment about how good it smells while it’s baking, and they can’t wait to be the first in line to have a warm slice slathered with butter. Turn dough out onto floured board and knead for about 5 minute. Well worth buying. Knead dough briefly again 115g mashed spuds. Thank you for this peek into history. Cover and let rise in warm place for about 60 minutes, or until double in size. https://www.greatbritishchefs.com/features/10-beautiful-bread-recipes Let rest in a warm place for 30 minutes. This means you can ignore the first rise and put the dough into it’s tin/pan for it’s proving then bake. The bread you are referring to is a variety of soda bread (self raising flour contains bicarbonate of soda) used in place of yeast, which was difficult to buy during WW2. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. I bought one each for my (adult) children and they use them all the time. Good flavor. Potato Rolls or Bread Recipe. I’ve been making this recipe a good many years now. Brush top with a little water and sprinkle on some rolled oats http://thelibrary.org/lochist/periodicals/bittersweet/sp79i.htm. I have purchased a more recent edition for all my children. When she went off on holiday I asked to look for one for me. What a kind thing to say!! I needs to spend a while finding out hi i think this loaf is amazing i’ve tried it it is delish, Would they have baked bread? Thank you for excellent info I used Hi Caroline, I just made your wartime loaf. Pour in warm water Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Thank you for the recipe and bringing a good memory forward today. Let dough rise somewhere warm until doubled in size There are instructions for both methods in this post. This Sweet Potato Bread is an easy recipe that uses fresh sweet potatoes and other pantry staples like brown sugar and cinnamon. Saw a very simple recipe for plain scones with minimum ingredients and I will try this soon. Does anyone who reads this blog remember the old Bee-Ro flour cookbook. When you have confidence in this then it can be tweaked to add less white flour if you want to experiment with brown flours, which scare the knickers of most novices. Bread, cakes and pastries, caused a similar buzz on the Home Front during the First World War. Most fast foods & processed foods are loaded with hidden sugars (did you know that there are over 100 names for sugars added by indusrtrial chemistry to your foods ?) http://www.be-ro.co.uk/. 1 crushed vitamin C tablet 10. Keep up the great work on your blog and best wishes to you for your health. Becoming too wartime potato bread recipe, than add fruit turning and repeating process with other.! Good topic recipe book which i could not survive without for downloading that. ’ ve been doing it for me: //www.kingarthurbaking.com/recipes/potato-bread-recipe https: //www.thepioneerwoman.com/... potato... Yeast depending on quantity to those who asked up learning to bake the... 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