ration book


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ration book

ntessera annonaria
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Last night's main dish Allotment Cottage Pie certainly sounded like it was out of a post-war ration book recipe collection.
I know those brands are somewhat passe, but let's face it once BoJo gets his way the entire country will be catapulted backwards in time so fast you'll need to dig up granny's ration book. And possibly even granny.
The amount of food, petrol and clothing you could buy was all strictly controlled, and everyone was given a ration book.
Everyone had a ration book filled with coupons that had to be handed over before rationed goods could be bought.
Recently, "RosiesLegacyGear" created a Rosie the Riveter Costume Kit that combines every add-on an aspiring Rosie needs: bandana, collar pin, temporary tattoos, ration book, rivets, authentic ration token and steel penny, even red-and-white polka dot socks.
And we will come through - whatever your personal definition of austerity - just like our courageous parents and grandparents, but this time without a ration book in sight!
To buy most rationed items, each person had to register at chosen shops, and was provided with a ration book containing coupons.
All the girls received a ration book and identity book on arrival, made some craft items and had chips in newspaper.
In this latest issue of Remember When, we hear from Brian Moore who recalls those days dominated by the ration book. Brian has sent a great picture featured inside the magazine showing a queue of shoppers somewhere in Middlesbrough waiting to buy bananas which had only just become available after the war.
Known as "The Queen of ration book cuisine," she came up with ways to cook war-time staple Spam and was a prolific writer.
The author provides a factual chapter from his own experience as conclusion, and each chapter is introduced by illustrations of wartime advertising or documents such as a ration book. Young readers will find much to enjoy in this story of evacuee life and learn from it.