They Can’t Ration These

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Product: They Can’t Ration These
Retailer: Amazon

ISBN 9781903155448

This cookery book about “˜food for free’ suggests ways of escaping the tyranny of the supermarkets; thinking of ready-to eat food as being something we can find for ourselves, rather than in a tin; and using recipes which are both excellent and unusual. Vicomte de Mauduit, a Frenchman living in England who had already published four cookery books, wrote They Can’t Ration These in 1940, in response to the outbreak of war – after which English cooks might have to rely completely on squirrels, trout, nettles, samphire, beetroot, blueberries and camomile tea; “˜for them this book will be a delight’ wrote the TLS about this perfect present for the ecologically-minded.