Today author Robbie Cheadle shares some of the hardships endured by the British people during World War II. Food was rationed but in fairness it did produce a generation of very creative cooks. You can find out more and enjoy some recipes from that era when you buy While the Bombs Fell which is written by Robbie Cheadle and her mother Elsie Hancy Eaton.
Rationing during the war by Robbie Cheadle
My mother didn’t have a high opinion of her own mother’s cooking. I remember her describing it as bland and unappetizing. During the writing of While the Bombs Fell, I came to understand the extent of the food shortages that were suffered by the British people during World War II. It led me to wondering if it was really my grandmother’s culinary skills that were the problem or whether it was the lack of ingredients to make…
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