A file containing radio broadcast transcripts of the B.B.C. series Kitchen Front. Topics covered in the transcripts include recipes for a variety of meals under the pressures of wartime; information about the government's food-rationing policy, especially when changes come into force; tips on healthcare and nutrition; and advice for using wartime substitutes for various foodstuffs. Other topics discussed include the anatomy of digestion; seasonal recipes for Christmas; the work of the Red Cross in sending food to British prisoners of war; a segment on the role of men in the kitchen; information on Food Advice Centres; tips for the nutritional requirements of pregnant women, children, and the elderly; advice on how to use food grown in gardens and allotments; recipes from foreign countries and minority ethnic groups; and reports on the ways in which the military are fed.
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