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These amazing foods were born in hard times


Some of the most delicious recipes were invented out of necessity. Faced with a lack of certain ingredients, creative bakers scraped together whatever was in their larder so they could still put bread – or cake – on the table. Resourceful wartime cooks used their rations and their imaginations to come up with tasty meals and make each scrap of food stretch as far as possible. Here are some of the best dishes that were born from hardship and are now firm favorites.




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A combination of elbow macaroni, tinned tomatoes, sweetcorn, beans and chopped hot dogs, Hoover stew emerged during the Great Depression in the 1930s. It was often served in soup kitchens in ‘Hoovervilles’ – shantytowns built by

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These fabulous foods were invented in times of hardship


Some of the most delicious recipes were invented out of necessity. Faced with a lack of certain ingredients, creative bakers scraped together whatever was in their larder so they could still put bread – or cake – on the table. Resourceful wartime cooks used their rations and their imaginations to come up with tasty meals and make each scrap of food stretch as far as possible. Here are some of the best dishes that were born from hardship and are now firm favorites.




Microsoft and partners may be compensated if you purchase something through recommended links in this article.


A combination of elbow macaroni, tinned tomatoes, sweetcorn, beans and chopped hot dogs, Hoover stew emerged during the Great Depression in the 1930s. It was often served in soup kitchens in ‘Hoovervilles’ – shantytowns built by

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20 TikTok Recipes and Viral Foods Trends To Try

From baking to easy dinner ideas, there is simply no shortage of recipes on TikTok. Responsible for spawning viral food trends such as dalgona coffee, cloud bread and more recently, baked feta pasta, the video-sharing platform is filled with countless food-related hashtags and short tutorials worth checking out for anyone who enjoys home cooking. Below, we round up some of the best TikTok recipes that not only look delicious, but are also fun to whip up in the kitchen. Whether you’re looking for ideas of hearty breakfasts, indulgent desserts or healthier snacks, read on for 20 TikTok food trends to try now.

Baked Feta Pasta

@lindseyeatslabaked feta pasta w confit tomatoes ? ? ? ##bakedfeta ##bakedfetapasta ##fetapasta ##recipes ##pastatiktok recipe credit to @liemessa ✨♬ Gymnopedie #1 – Erik Satie – Jonathan Adams and Jennifer Adams

Famously known for causing stores in the U.S. to sell out of feta

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tasty foods invented in times of hardship


Some of the most delicious recipes were invented out of necessity. Faced with a lack of certain ingredients, creative bakers scraped together whatever was in their larder so they could still put bread – or cake – on the table. Resourceful wartime cooks used their rations and their imaginations to come up with tasty meals and make each scrap of food stretch as far as possible. Here are some of the best dishes that were born from hardship and are now firm favorites.



Microsoft and partners may be compensated if you purchase something through recommended links in this article.


A combination of elbow macaroni, tinned tomatoes, sweetcorn, beans and chopped hot dogs, Hoover stew emerged during the Great Depression in the 1930s. It was often served in soup kitchens in ‘Hoovervilles’ – shantytowns built by displaced people and named after

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