Bacon Batter

This recipe comes from May Byron’s 1918 cookbook. It seems quite unusual as it as has all sorts of nice things we’ve got used to replacing – egg, milk and flour!

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Beetroot Rock Cakes

A rock cake recipe is based on a recipe from Mrs C.S. Peel’s ‘The Victory Cookery Book’ published in 1918.

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Ginger Cake

This particular recipe is almost local to us – it is from the Falkirk Herald!

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Sally Lunn

This recipe is from Senn’s Wartime Cooking Guide which was published in 1915

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War and Peas Events

Learn more about allotments during WW1 and get your hands dirty with fun activities for adults and children.