COMPETITION: Win signed copies of The Sunday Post’s new book of 1950s Pass It On Cooking Tips

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WE have 10 signed copies of The Sunday Post’s marvellous new book “Pass it On – Cooking Tips from the 1950s” to give away. 

It is a collection of cookery secrets from the era of the super  housewife  and has been flying off the shelves of Scottish book stores.

It’s a mixture of heart-tugging nostalgia and incredibly useful advice.  Do you know how to make absolutely sure a cake won’t stick in the baking tin?  Or how to make the best-tasting gravy?  Do you think you’d benefit from knowing how to keep a cake longer in the oven, so the inside cooks properly, but avoid burning the top?

Your mother knew these secrets and hundreds more.  Your mother made the best food you ever tasted – that’s why contestants on cookery shows say they intend to bake cakes “like mum used to make”.  They know that’s the highest ambition they can aim for.  And all those secrets are in this book.

We’ve also included the best recipes from all those tattered old pamphlets that used to be given away with cooking ingredients, or free with magazines.  Those pamphlets that lived in your mum’s kitchen drawer for decades with “that” recipe for scones, or the pancake-making instructions that made “mum’s” pancakes.


To be in with a chance to win one of these fabulous books just answer the following question:

What is the traditional Scottish accompaniment to mince?

a) Shortie b)  Tatties     c)  Pate de foie gras


Hotline:  09012 925 257

Calls should cost no more than £1.02 – calls from mobiles or payphones may cost a lot more.

Or text SUNPOST followed by a space then your answer, name and address to 83149

Texts cost £1.00 plus your standard operator charge.



Send your answer, name, address and telephone contact details to: SP Pass it On Cooking Tips  Comp,  D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd., 2 Albert Sq., Dundee DD1 1DD.


Ts & Cs:  Lines open at 6.00am on Sunday, August 19, 2018 and winner will be chosen at random from combined correct entries after 9.00am on the closing date of Friday, August 24, 2018.  Prize is one signed copy of Pass it On – Cooking Tips from the 1950s and there are no cash alternatives. Your personal data will not be used for any other purpose than entry to this competition. Details of winner available on request.  Premium Rate Telephone Services Department, D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd, 2 Albert Square, Dundee DD1 1DD.  Helpline 01382 426103. For full competition Ts & Cs please send a large Stamped Addressed Envelope to: Newspaper  Marketing, Copy of your competition terms, D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd., 2 Albert Sq., Dundee DD1 1DD.


Pass it On Cooking Tips is also available to buy (price £11.99) at