WARNING TO HOUSEWIVES: Worrying substitutes for sugar
History of the Vale

WARNING TO HOUSEWIVES: Worrying substitutes for sugar

We have found evidence of the range of substitutes that housewives were advised to use in place of sugar when preparing fruit jams and preserves. Alternatives included glucose, salt and benzoate of soda. These were not always entirely successful, as can be seen in this news article from August 1916. WARNING TO HOUSEWIVES Communications have … Continue reading