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edited 6 December 2022 at 5:04PM in Old style MoneySaving
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He also had some sort of digestive disorder which meant he could only cope with the blandest of diets, a banquet would incapacitate him for days. Which may explain why his expectations of food didn't always match those of the general public.
And let's not forget that some items were not on ration, including almost anything that could be shot for sport or caught on a fishing line.
I've got square plates...oh.
On a slight tangent. who was the first known person to suggest - less red meat, more f&v? (fruit'n'veg)? It was...
Leonardo Da Vinci.
A rare treat would be a Chinese take away, a set meal for one sold in those polystyrene chip boxes - not burger size - and I found if I ate from that, I would eat the whole lot. If I put it on a plate -I eat half the amount and be perfectly full.
Our plate was full of potatoes - mash and roast, and vegetables , it was always hunt the meat. Yorkshire pudding was usual, no matter what the roast was, I always thought there was more meat on that ( having been cooked in the meat fat ) then there was on my plate Bread and marge were also on the table to fill us up and pudding was always served, milk puddings usually - rice, semolina , tapioca
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