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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: (92 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (92 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (92 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (92 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (92 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (92 votes)
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A 1970's Party
Children's parties held at home or in a local hall became popular in the 1970's. Convenience foods like sliced bread, ready made biscuits, cakes, fruit squash, jelly and Angel...
Healthiness: (50 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (50 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (50 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (50 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (50 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (50 votes)
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An Introduction to Hindu Cooking
Sheela Joshi provides an introduction to Hindu cooking and the main spices used in the dishes
Healthiness: (24 votes)Healthiness: 1.7 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 1.7 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 1.7 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 1.7 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 1.7 out of 5 (24 votes)

History Cookbook
Banana Bread (no fat version)  (Postwar / Modern)
Pre-heat the oven to Gas 4, 180C, 350F Line a 450g /1lb loaf tin with greaseproof paperSift the flour, baking powder and salt into a bowlMelt half the sugar and...
Healthiness: (58 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (58 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (58 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (58 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (58 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (58 votes)

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Boiled Egg with Soldiers  (Postwar / Modern)
Half fill a small pan with cold water. Gently put in your whole, raw eggBring the water to the boil. As soon as it begins to boil, time your egg for 3 minutes (3- minutes makes a...
Healthiness: (183 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (183 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (183 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (183 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (183 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (183 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: (235 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (235 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (235 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (235 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (235 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (235 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: (88 votes) Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (88 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (88 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (88 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (88 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (88 votes)

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Cheese and Pineapple Hedgehog  (Postwar / Modern)
Wrap the half grapefruit in the tin foil, all the edges should be tucked under the cut surface of the fruitPlace the grapefruit, cut-side down on a platePush a cube of...
Healthiness: (772 votes) Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (772 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (772 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (772 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (772 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (772 votes)
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Cheese, pineapple and sausage hedgehog
Wrap the half grapefruit in the tin foil, all the edges should be tucked under the cut surface of the fruitPlace the grapefruit, cut-side down on a platePush a cube of...
Healthiness: (1474 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (1474 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (1474 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (1474 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (1474 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (1474 votes)
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Chilla (Hindu Cooking)
Wash and chop the spring onions and pepper quite finely and set asideSift the Besan flour into a bowlAdd the salt, chilli powder and lemon juiceAdd water gradually...
Healthiness: (405 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (405 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (405 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (405 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (405 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (405 votes)

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Coconut Ice  (Postwar / Modern)
Empty the condensed milk into a bowl and beat in the sifted icing sugarAdd the dessicated coconut and mix. It takes time to mix well and using your hands works bestDivide...
Healthiness: (83 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (83 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (83 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (83 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (83 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (83 votes)

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Dry Potato and Pea Curry  (Postwar / Modern)
Boil and peel the potatoes and cube them into small cubes.Finely chop an onion.Peel and chop the garlic finely.Put sunflower oil in a wide flat pan (that has a...
Healthiness: (23 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (23 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (23 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (23 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (23 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (23 votes)

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Gingerbread  (Postwar / Modern)
Put the golden syrup, sugar and spices and butter in a pan, melt togetherAdd the bicarbonate of soda to the flourPour on the melted mixture and stir inWhisk the egg...
Healthiness: (148 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (148 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (148 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (148 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (148 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (148 votes)

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Pineapple upside-down cake  (Postwar / Modern)
Heat the oven to Gas 4, 180 CCream the butter and sugar and spread over the base of the cake tin and a quarter of the way up the sidesDrain the pineapple (keep the juice for...
Healthiness: (235 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (235 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (235 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (235 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (235 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (235 votes)

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Prawn Cocktail  (Postwar / Modern)
Shell the prawns (but not the additional 4)Wash, shake and shred the lettuce leaves finelyPut the lettuce equally into 4 largish glassesMix together the mayonnaise,...
Healthiness: (362 votes) Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (362 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (362 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (362 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (362 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (362 votes)

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Quiche  (Postwar / Modern)
Preheat the oven to 200C, Gas 6Roll out the pastry and line the flan dish Bake the pastry case blind for 15-20 minutes. To do this prick the bottom of the case with a fork...
Healthiness: (345 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (345 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (345 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (345 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (345 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (345 votes)
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Sandwiches (1970's party)
Spread margarine on one side of each slice of breadGrate the cheddar cheese and cover 2 slices of bread with it Put the top slice of bread on and cut corner to...
Healthiness: (217 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (217 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (217 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (217 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (217 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (217 votes)

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Semolina Pudding  (Postwar / Modern)
Well grease an ovenproof dishPut milk into pan and heat until lukewarmSprinkle in the semolinaCook slowly, stirring all the time until it comes to the boil and...
Healthiness: (1076 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1076 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1076 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1076 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1076 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1076 votes)
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Shri- Khand - Saffron Spiced Yoghurt (Hindu Cooking)
In a small cup or bowl, soak the strands of saffron in 2 teaspoons of hot waterLet them soak for at least ½ an hour  Then crush them with the back of a...
Healthiness: (441 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (441 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (441 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (441 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (441 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (441 votes)
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Strawberry Jelly (1970's Party)
To make the jelly, follow the instructions printed on the back of the jelly packet: Dissolve the jelly cubes in a heat proof measuring jug using a little boiling water or in the...
Healthiness: (50 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (50 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (50 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (50 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (50 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (50 votes)

History Cookbook
Strawberry Party Jelly  (Postwar / Modern)
To make the jelly, follow the instructions printed on the back of the jelly packet: Dissolve the jelly cubes in a heatproof measuring jug using a little boiling water or in the...
Healthiness: (773 votes) Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (773 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (773 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (773 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (773 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (773 votes)

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Tomato Chutney  (Postwar / Modern)
Put your clean, dry jars into a low oven to sterilise, while you prepare the chutney Measure out your ingredientsAdd the chopped, onions, apples and tomatoes to a large pan...
Healthiness: (64 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (64 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (64 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (64 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (64 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (64 votes)
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Train Cake (1970's Party)
Cream the margarine in a bowlSift in the icing sugar, stir slowly at firstAdd the cocoa and mix in. If the mixture is too thick still, add a little milkPut the...
Healthiness: (349 votes) Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (349 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (349 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (349 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (349 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (349 votes)


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