Wartime Recipes How we survived in a time of rationing 1939 – 1953 Welcome to Wartime Recipes - Potato Short Bread, Parsley Honey, Rhubarb Jam Without Sugar, Chestnut Soup, Carrot Cream Soup, ROCK BUNS, WARTIME MAYONNAISE,
Eel, Pie and Mash. Eel, pie and mash houses are bits of living history and are very much a London invention. The houses were a Victorian creation, though sellers had had stalls since the eighteenth century. Eels were very cheap and just swimming about in the River Thames.