Times Change….. or do They

Cook

This week our Chancellor published his Mini Budget…. it was they say intended to help everyone and in particular, in his words, “the hardworking people” in these current tough financial times.  The general consensus was that it didn’t help anyone very much,

So may be this little Cook Book could be of more use.  First Published in 1852 and written by Queen Victoria’s Head Chef.  The intention was to help the Working Classes make the best of the food available to them.

COOK-inside--spread025

COOK-inside024

There is even a section encouraging the Working Classes to make Soups for the ‘Poor’

This images above are from a facsimile Published in 1977.

It does of course beg the question … with today’s Soup Kitchens and Food Banks, has anything changed.

COOK-COVER--Back023

Times are strange and for an increasing number, getting tougher…… so as always

Please Remember ….

Stay Safe …. Be Kind…. Look After Each Other

29th March

(C) David Oakes 2022

6 thoughts on “Times Change….. or do They

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.