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Recalls how the housewives of Britain learned to make do and kept the nation 'fighting fit'. This book contains a vast collection of recipes, showing how war-time food is still delicious. It includes food from street parties and other victory celebrations. These dishes feature both home cooking and inspiration from the countries of our allies
Marguerite Patten is one of Britain's most famous cookery writers, with over 160 cookery books, many of them bestsellers, to her credit. She was awarded the OBE for her services to the art of cookery in the Queen's Birthday Honours in 1991 and in 1995 she was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Guild of Food Writers. During the Second World War, she worked for the Ministry of Food in East Anglia and London. She then took charge of the Ministry of Food Bureau at Harrods, Knightsbridge; her job was to help families prepare nutritious and appetising dishes with their weekly rations.
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