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The Trench Cook Book 1917. Western Front Recipes from Bully Beef Stew to Trench Tea


By Hannah Holman (Ed) Book Review by Barbara Taylor The Trench Cook Book 1917 is rather a fun book. Drawn from War Office and the Red Cross sources published during the Great War, for the use of army cooks and individuals at the front, it comprises facsimile copies of the Manual of Military Cooking & Dietary 1917, The British Red Cross Societ…

Turkey for Christmas Dinner, 1915


Christmas Day in the front line trenches was (with the possible – partial – exception of 1914) likely to be almost identical to any other day of the year. In terms of a soldier's ‘Christmas Dinner’ – other than the contents of parcels from home – this was again more than likely going to be identical to all other meals: a mixture of Bully Beef, Maco…