There was a distinct set of challenges to overcome when it came to providing tasty, nutritious meals for your family in the 1950s. Certain foods, including meat, cheese, butter, preserves, tea and sugar were rationed until 1954. With the help of the recipes and tips submitted by readers in The Sunday Post ,People’s Journal and The People's Friend, housewives were able to expand their culinary prowess.
To celebrate the launch of Pass It On, a collection of those recipes and tips, we take a look at some of the recipes that have stood the test of time. There are also those that are less common today, due to changes in lifestyles, available produce and a change in our tastes and gastronomic influences.