HistoryPoints News

Aug 30, 2012

"Brains on toast" anyone?

Follow our new "Dig for Victory" QR tour around Colwyn Bay and you'll discover how Britain's entire food ...
supply was controlled from the town during the Second World War, when officials evacuated to Colwyn Bay also devised rationing and publicity campaigns to promote self-sufficiency. Culinary experiments at one of the featured sites resulted in a recipe book which featured "Brains on toast". Yuk! From another hotel, officials prosecuted farmers around Britain for giving livestock food which humans could have eaten (leftover brains on toast perhaps?). To start the tour in the town centre, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes in the window of Alpha Business Centre, Penrhyn Road. Or you can follow the circuit online, starting here