When I started my Wartime Kitchen Ration Book Cooking a week ago, it was not just an exercise in thriftiness and the ability to make ends meet, it was my way of commemorating Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday.
This Hiker Bars recipe was designed for autumnal walks for the Fabulous Baker Brothers. Tom and Henry always used to go to the Lake District in October half term when they were small. Without fail they always had the Hiker Bars with them, which their Mum made before they went away. Hiker Bars; The story. This Hiker Bar
Mamgu means grandma in Welsh. The recipe (if I'm at all truthful) doesn't belong to my mamgu but a family friend's nan! Bara brith means speckled bread. I love this cake spread with butter and a good cup of tea. Tips, if the cake browns quickly in your oven cover the tin with greaseproof paper and return to the oven. Although this cake is translated as bread it is more of a cake so don't be scared if you find you've sliced a cake not a piece of bread.
Garibaldi-Golden Raisin Biscuit Cookies (Sunshine)
These biscuit/cookies were made by Sunshine Biscuit Company in Saginaw, Michigan and later by Keebler.(1996) These are flat raisin-filled cookies-(cracker/biscuits), but now have dropped them from their line-up- This recipe is in part from King Arthur Flour/part improvised -these are not real sweet and are very good.They are