I’ve made things from this book before, and although it seems a little unassuming they’ve usually turned out ok. I was making dinner for my neighbours and needed something fairly wholesome but filling. This recipe seemed appropriate. I used turkey instead of chicken.
Posted in 1970s, Quick and Easy Cook Cards
Tagged bacon, bay leaf, beef, carrot, celery, garlic, onion, spaghetti, stock, tomatoes
Yeah, so basically if it has soy sauce and is fried I want to eat it. Plus meat. This is another from Practical Shoyu Cooking.
Another of my contributions to the canape party – this comes from our old friend Make a Meal of Cheese. Is it just me or do the prawns in the picture below look kind of weird? Like…too pink?
Posted in 1970s, Make A Meal Of Cheese
Tagged bread, butter, carrots, celery, cheddar, egg, gherkins, mushrooms, parsley, prawns, tomato
Recipe three is from 500 Recipes for Casserole Dishes by Catherine Kirkpartick (this impression is from 1969). Published by Paul Hamlyn the book is from a series of ‘500 Dishes for..’ books, I also have 500 Recipes for Mixers and Blenders in my collection, and amongst the others published were 500 Recipes for Slimmers,and 500 Recipes for Home-made Wines and Drinks. Both the books I have are somewhat battle-weary, yellowing glue and musty dry pages – these books look like they’ve been well used, and indeed the contents are mainly decent standard recipes – good on their own but also with a lot of potential for improvisation and ingredient substitution – a quality that usually means a book will be referred to often.
Posted in 1960s, 500 Recipes..., Catherine Kirkpatrick
Tagged celery, garlic, lamb, mixed spice, onion, paprika, parsley, pepper, rice, stock, tomato
I picked up this book on Saturday from a charity shop in Kilburn. It’s called Simple Oriental Cookery and it’s from 1960, published by Peter Pauper Press and compiled by Edna Beilenson (a quick search reveals that similar titles existfor a range of other cuisines, Beilenson was fairly prolific, it would appear!).
Posted in 1960s, Edna Beilenson, Simple Oriental Cookery
Tagged beansprouts, cabbage, celery, egg, garlic, lemon, noodles, onion, parsley, pork, soy sauce, spring onions