Imperial War Museums

Victory in the Kitchen: Wartime Recipes

When World War II began, Britain had an immediate crisis on its hands: its ability to import food drastically curtailed, the island would very quickly have to find ways both to produce more and use less. For that latter task, the kitchen was the headquarters, and this little book presents the battle plan. Drawn from scattered sources in …

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Churchill’s Cookbook

“It is well to remember that the stomach governs the world.”—Winston Churchill    “Mrs. Landemare’s food is distinguished. She is an inspired intuitive cook.”—Clementine ChurchillChurchill’s Cookbook provides fascinating insight into what the legendary prime minister ate during World War II, containing over three hundred delicious recipes created by his personal cook, Georgina Landemare. The …

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