Parkin biscuits
Pershore WI

Parkin biscuits

Mark & Sue Stinchcombe demonstrate how to make Parkin.  For the recipe, scroll down below the video… Parkin Biscuits Ingredients 5oz coarse oatmeal 3oz butter or margarine 1 tspn ground ginger pinch of salt 6 tbspns black treacle 4 tbspns milk Mix all dry ingredients together. Rub in the butter. Melt the treacle in hot … Continue reading

Eggless pancakes
Pershore WI

Eggless pancakes

Eggs and flour became increasingly scarce by early 1917, and where they could be found, they were expensive.  Consequently, newspapers and women’s magazines published a range of recipes suggesting substitutes to make these precious ingredients go further. “Take half a pound of flour, one teaspoonful of Borwick’s Baking Powder and a little salt. Mix well in … Continue reading