Friday, September 10, 2010

Food rationing was introduced in Britain 70 years ago

I'm watching a fascinating programme on the Yesterday channel, called "Ration Book Britain" marking the 70th anniversary of food rationing. It's amazing how people managed despite such strict rationing!

Ration Book Britain Recipes

Ration Book Britain: In Pictures

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  1. It was the rationing for some years after the war ended that, not surprisingly, really got to people. Flighty xx

  2. Yes, it must have been hard to reconcile when the rationing continued for so long after the war was over.