Planning a 1940’s themed Christmas dinner? Then why not print out our fun 40’s themed menu for your guests to choose from.
For fun: Why not put your cooking skills to the test and only use what rations would be available at the time.
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View wartime recipe books from Amazon UK here: Wartime Recipe Books
Homemade broth with garden vegetables
Beetroot and watercrest Salad Main:
Rabbit Stew with potatoes, carrots, cabbage, swede/turnip and dumplings
Vegetable Pie with Cheese and Oatmeal Crust Dessert:
Christmas pudding with cream or ice cream
Bread and Butter Pudding
Ginger Beer/Fruit cocktails/wine
Each of these dishes were made from scratch and because of rationing many families used home grown products such as potatoes, carrots, fruits and more.
Are you planning on a forties themed Christmas party? What could you not live without at Christmas?
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