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Make a few slits on one side of each pitta bread without cutting all the way throughHeat a griddle pan Griddle to warm the pittas on each side or place them under a hot grill Melt...
Healthiness: (97 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (97 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (97 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (97 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (97 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (97 votes)
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Apple Batter Pudding
Core the apples using the apple corer and place then in a small baking dishCut the small orange in half and squeeze the juice into the centre of the two applesCut off...
Healthiness: (243 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (243 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (243 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (243 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (243 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (243 votes)

Easy Peasy Victoria sponge
Heat oven 180c or Gas mark 4In a bowl put flour, eggs, baking powder, sugar, margarineWhisk on full speed, until mixture falls from spoonDivide mixture between 2 x...
Healthiness: (19 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (19 votes)

10 minute cookies
Melt the butter in a saucepan. Add the salt. Pour the melted butter in a mixing bowl with both sugars. MixTip the egg and vanilla extract in and mix until...
Healthiness: (2 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (2 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (2 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (2 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (2 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (2 votes)

American Chocolate Chip Cookies
Preheat oven to 190°C/375°F/gas mark 5Put the oats into a food processor or liquidiser and whizz to a fine powder Add flour, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder...
Healthiness: (767 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (767 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (767 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (767 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (767 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (767 votes)

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Angel Cake  (Interwar Years)
Preheat oven to 375°F/190°C/Gas 5Sift icing sugar in a small bowl  Sift flour on top and stir until evenly mixed. Set asidePut the egg whites, cream of...
Healthiness: (224 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (224 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (224 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (224 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (224 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (224 votes)

Anzac Biscuits
Preheat the oven to 160 degrees C or gas mark 4 and sift flour into a bowlMix in coconut, oats, sugar.Melt the golgen syrup and margarine on LOW heat.Mix the...
Healthiness: (9 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (9 votes)
This is a 'licence to cook' recipe
Apple and Carrot Muffins
Pre-heat the oven to Gas 4 /180 C / 350FIn the first bowl, sift the flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and gingerIn the second bowl, add the first 7...
Healthiness: (199 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (199 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (199 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (199 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (199 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (199 votes)

Apple and Sultana Crumble
Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C or gas mark 5.Rub in butter with your finger tips into flour untill it looks like bread crumbs.Stir in oats, sugar and spices.Cut...
Healthiness: (262 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (262 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (262 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (262 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (262 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (262 votes)

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Apple Brown Betty  (Edwardians and WW1)
Pre-heat oven to 375F, 190C (Gas mark 5)Peel, core and thinly slice the applesGrease a medium-sized ovenproof dishPut one third of the breadcrumbs in the bottom and...
Healthiness: (230 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (230 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (230 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (230 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (230 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (230 votes)

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Apple Crumble  (Interwar Years)
Peel, core and slice the applesArrange the slices in a greased oven-proof dish Sprinkle on 4 tbsp sugarIn a new bowl, rub the butter into the flour until it...
Healthiness: (260 votes) Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (260 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (260 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (260 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (260 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (260 votes)

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Apple Dumplings  (Interwar Years)
Sift dry ingredients into a basinRub in the butterMix with enough milk to form a soft doughTurn on to a floured pastry boardRoll out and cut into 6 inch...
Healthiness: (60 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (60 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (60 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (60 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (60 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (60 votes)

Apple Spiced Sourdough Cake ( Friendship Cake)
Day 1: To the large bowl add 4oz plain flour, 8oz granulated sugar, 8fl oz milk; stir well and coverDay 2 and 3: Stir well and re-cover (hungry starter days)Day 4: Feed the sourdough...
Healthiness: (462 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (462 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (462 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (462 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (462 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (462 votes)
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Baked Apples
Core the apples with a knife, make sure the hole is large enough to fillPlace the cored apple onto a skilletDrop elderberries into the hole, until the apple is...
Healthiness: (269 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (269 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (269 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (269 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (269 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (269 votes)

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Baked Egg Custard  (Romano-British)
Mix the honey, eggs and milk Whisk a little to combinePour into an ovenproof bowlBake at Gas 2, 150C, 300F for 25-30 minutesRemove and allow to cool a...
Healthiness: (290 votes) Healthiness: 1.4 out of 5 (290 votes)Healthiness: 1.4 out of 5 (290 votes)Healthiness: 1.4 out of 5 (290 votes)Healthiness: 1.4 out of 5 (290 votes)Healthiness: 1.4 out of 5 (290 votes)
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Baked Salmon (Paleolithic)
Gut the fishTake some short sticks, lay these on the ground and cross them (this will make a firm base for the clay)With the clay make a base that covers the sticks and...
Healthiness: (152 votes) Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (152 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (152 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (152 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (152 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (152 votes)

Banana Bread
Preheat oven to 180 C or gas mark 4Sift flour into large mixing bowl with bicarbonate soda & saltIn a separate bowl, mix butter & sugar until light &...
Healthiness: (14 votes) Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (14 votes)

Banana Muffins with Cinnamon Frosting
Place 12 large paper cases in a deep muffin panSift the flour, baking powder and salt into the mixing bowl (stir in with the sugar)Whisk the milk, eggs and margarine...
Healthiness: (5 votes) Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (5 votes)

Banana Rock Cakes ♥
Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C) Gas Mk 6.Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl.Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir...
Healthiness: (608 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (608 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (608 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (608 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (608 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (608 votes)

Basic Cookie Recipe
Preheat oven to 180 C/ Gas 4.Cream butter in a the bowl.Add the sugar and beat until the mixture is light and fluffy.Sift the flour into the mixture. You shouls...
Healthiness: (10 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (10 votes)
This is a 'licence to cook' recipe
Blackberry and Apple Pie
Pre-heat the oven to 200C / Gas 6To make the shortcrust pastry:Sift the flour into a bowlCut the margarine into small pieces and add to the flourRub...
Healthiness: (72 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (72 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (72 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (72 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (72 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (72 votes)

Blackberry Muffins
Preheat the oven to 200ºC/400ºf/Gas Mark 6, put muffin cases into the holes in a bun tinCream together the butter and sugar in a large bowl using an electric whisk or...
Healthiness: (85 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (85 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (85 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (85 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (85 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (85 votes)
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Bread
Warm the flour by the fireFor white bread, bolt the flour (that is sieve it though a fine cloth). Then add a little butter to the flour and rub this in Add a little warm...
Healthiness: (775 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (775 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (775 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (775 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (775 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (775 votes)

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Bread  (Tudors)
Sift the flour into the bowl, add the salt. Rub in the lardMix in the dried yeast and make a well (hollow) in the centre Add the tepid water and stir in. Work the mixture...
Healthiness: (10 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (10 votes)

Bread and Butter Pudding
Put the oven on gas 4 or electric 150cRemove crusts and spread margarine on each side of the breadCut each slice into quartersPut half of the bread into a dish and...
Healthiness: (7 votes) Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (7 votes)

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Bread Pudding  (World War 2)
Pre-heat the oven, Gas 4, 180C, 350FPut the bread into a basin, add cold water and leave for 15 minutes then squeeze dry with your fingersCrumble the bread to the...
Healthiness: (633 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (633 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (633 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (633 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (633 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (633 votes)

Bread Rolls
For how to prepare and cook - see the attached movies
Healthiness: (22 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (22 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (22 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (22 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (22 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (22 votes)

Breakfast Bars
Put the oil and the honey into a saucepan and heat gently until the honey has meltedRemove from the heat and stir in all the remaining ingredientsPress the mixture into a...
Healthiness: (68 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (68 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (68 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (68 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (68 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (68 votes)

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Breakfast Cakes  (Edwardians and WW1)
Preheat the oven to quite hot (190c)Grease a baking sheetSieve the flour, baking powder and salt together Stir in the sugarWhisk the egg well Add...
Healthiness: (59 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (59 votes)

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Butterfly cakes  (Postwar / Modern)
Grease well 12 - 15 bun (patty) tins or prepare the same number of small cake casesTurn on the oven to 185C / 375F / Gas no 5Cream the butter and caster sugar together until...
Healthiness: (239 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (239 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (239 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (239 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (239 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (239 votes)
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Butterfly Cakes (1970's Party)
Grease well 12 - 15 bun (patty) tins or prepare the same number of small cake casesTurn on the oven to 185C / 375F / Gas no 5Cream the butter and caster sugar together in...
Healthiness: (93 votes) Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (93 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (93 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (93 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (93 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (93 votes)

Butterfly Cup Cakes
Mix the butter with the sugarBeat the eggsAdd eggs and flour slowly to the mixture and blendSpoon mixture into cupcake casesPlace in preheated oven at 180C...
Healthiness: (3 votes) Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (3 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (3 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (3 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (3 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (3 votes)

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Caraway Seed Cake  (Victorians)
Grease a large cake tin with butter and line the bottom with greaseproof paper (this stops the cake from sticking to the tin)Pre-heat oven to 170 degree CIn a large bowl,...
Healthiness: (585 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (585 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (585 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (585 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (585 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (585 votes)

Carrot Cake Squares
Preheat the ovenSift both types of flour into a large bowl, tipping in any bran left in the sieveUsing a wooden spoon stir in the baking powder, mixed spice , light...
Healthiness: (122 votes) Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (122 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (122 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (122 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (122 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (122 votes)

Chapatis
Mix the salt and flour together, saving 50g (2oz) of flour for rolling outAdd the water to the flour and salt, mix together to make a soft doughKnead well for at least 10...
Healthiness: (20 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (20 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (20 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (20 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (20 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (20 votes)

Cheddar Cheese Scones
Pre heat the oven to 200CLightly grease the baking trayMix flour, cheese, butter and salt until mixture resembles breadcrumbsNext, add the milk and yoghurt then...
Healthiness: (5 votes) Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (5 votes)

Cheese Whirls
Cook and mash the potatoesDice the onion Beat the eggCombine the mash,onion,egg and cheeseRoll out the pastry into an oblongSpread the mixture on...
Healthiness: (229 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (229 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (229 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (229 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (229 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (229 votes)

Cherry Gingerbread Shapes
Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°f/Gas Mark 5Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda and ginger into a large mixing bowlReserve a few cherries for the decoration and then...
Healthiness: (6 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (6 votes)

Chocolate Brownies
Preheat oven to 160C/315F/gasThen grease up a square backing tray roughly 9 inches squareMelt the butter and 2/3 (200g) of the buttons in a saucepan at a low...
Healthiness: (66 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (66 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (66 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (66 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (66 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (66 votes)

Chocolate Cake
Brush the tins with sunflower oil then line the tins with greaseproof paperPut oven on to heat at 190 c or gas mark 5-6Sieve the flour, cocoa powder and baking power into a...
Healthiness: (14 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (14 votes)

Chocolate Shortbread
1. Cream together margarine and sugar until soft 2. Blend in the flour, cocoa and vanilla essence and knead lightly 3. Either cut out individual biscuits and/or put into a greased tin or...
Healthiness: (371 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (371 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (371 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (371 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (371 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (371 votes)

Christmas Gingerbread House
To make the template:For 1 large house: cut from thin card a side wall 12cm by 20cm, an end wall 12cm by 13cm, a triangular gable with sides of 12cm, 7.5 cm and...
Healthiness: (7 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (7 votes)

Christmas Window Biscuits
Preheat the oven to 180°C / Gas Mark 4 / Fan 160°C
Healthiness: (52 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (52 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (52 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (52 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (52 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (52 votes)

Christmas Yule Log
For a demonstration of how this is made, please view the powerpoint presentation attached
Healthiness: (26 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (26 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (26 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (26 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (26 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (26 votes)

History Cookbook
Coconut Macaroons  (Interwar Years)
Pre-heat the oven to Gas 2, 150 C, 350F Beat the eggs whites together till light and fluffy Add the lemon juice and beat again Add the sugar and beat vigorously...
Healthiness: (45 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (45 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (45 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (45 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (45 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (45 votes)

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Coronation Tarts  (Edwardians and WW1)
Pre-heat oven to 325FGrease a muffin or bun tin with butterIn a large bowl, beat the butter to a creamGently beat the egg and add to the butterStir in the...
Healthiness: (396 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (396 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (396 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (396 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (396 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (396 votes)

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Crumpets  (Edwardians and WW1)
Warm the milk and water together in a panpour into a jug and add the yeast and sugarLeave in a warm place for 15 minutesSift the flour and salt into a large bowl,...
Healthiness: (119 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (119 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (119 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (119 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (119 votes)