“Anyone can do that.”
says Peter’s mother-in-law in my 1940s Learn to Cook in Pictures cookbook.
Welcome to another episode in my 1940s cooking and living experiment. I’ve got a potato and I’m going to stuff it.
“If you could spare a bit of cheese…
Can I spare a bit of cheese though? What from? A fate worse than death? A fate worse than a 1940s style stuffed potato?
Well, as some of us are not having to exist on rations (a quick search of Sainsbury’s website returned 668 products labelled ‘cheese’), I think I can spare the cheese.
“Okay. I like sardines.”
I count that as a ringing endorsement, although not as ringing an endorsement as a clean plate would have been.
The best thing I can say about this recipe is that it wasn’t a waste of valuable cheese.
“You’re going to sit down – I’ll fix the supper tonight. You’re not the only good cook in this family!”
If this was all I needed to do to be regarded as a good cook in 2015, I’d be laughing – apart from when eating.