August 1, 2019

Well, what a day that was. This morning I was tied to the kitchen, baking bread and rolls and cooking dinner for tonight and this afternoon I was transported back in time to 1940 and life as it would have been in Ramsgate for 300 families living in the war time tunnels...

July 30, 2019

This will be quite a short blog post as I am exhausted from a day of cooking! I woke up thinking about food and, after managing to find half an hour to finish an interview that I have been writing for a week, I came downstairs to begin the day in the kitchen.

The pancak...

July 29, 2019

Hello everyone and welcome to our third year of rations here at The Do Try This at Home School. Firstly I wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who has contacted me and asked to join in with us this year, I have been really touched by your kind words and enthusias...

August 4, 2018

So here we are, the end of another rations week and, just like last year, I am sad to be stopping - not because I have developed a sudden love of cookery, but because rationing seems to have made our pace of life slow right down. We have found fascination and contentme...

July 31, 2018

Today has been another day spent at home, enjoying the simplicity of rationing and making the most of the people, space and food around us.

A key point that has arisen already for me, is that the less I have, the less I want. The best thing about rationing, for me perso...