Category Archives: Supper Dishes

Ham Castle Recipe

Ham Castle Recipe From 1916.

Put the remains of some cold ham through a mincing machine, make some toast, and cut into rounds. Mix with the minced ham a little butter, pepper and salt, and some cream. Spread the rounds of toast with the creamed ham, building up to a point. Sprinkle the pyramids thickly with grated cheese, and bake in the oven till brown.

Braised Fillet of Beef Recipe from the Great War 1916

Braised fillet of beef recipe.

Take a four- pound fillet of beef, put in a large saucepan, with one carrot and onion, cut up, one bay leaf, a little thyme and parsley. Add two ounces of butter, fry until nice and brown, then half cover with stock.Put in oven, and cook for an hour and a half. Serve with brown gravy and horseradish sauce.

Edwardian Cabbage Balls Recipe

Cabbage Balls Recipe.

Mix together some minced meat,parsley, onions, rice,pepper and salt, and bind the mixture together with a beaten raw egg. Steam some cabbage leaves in very little water, then roll a little of the mixture into each one in the form of a ball; then lay very carefully in a rather large pan, with about a breakfast-cupful of water, and let them steam gently for an hour and a half.

First World War Roast Leg of Pork Recipe 1916

Roast leg of pork recipe.

Choose a small leg of pork, and score the skin across in narrow stripes. Cut a slit in the knuckle, loosen the skin, and fill with sage-and onion stuffing. Brush over with salad oil (this makes the crackling crisper and a better colour). Bake in a moderate oven, basting well all the time. Serve with gravy made in the dripping-tin, and a tureen of apple sauce.