Here’s a “Food Flash” from the British Ministry of Food. The Ministry of Food’s “Food Flash” series were brief instructional films intended to help the public in rationing food and goods during the Second World War. This one urges the viewer to conserve wheat and offers the potato as a tasty alternative.
Here’s another charming and informative film from wartime Britain; it offers helpful hints about navigating the sometimes perplexing system of rationing and provides novel ideas for making the most of household odds and ends.
Here’s a film from the United States Office of War Information. It informs the public about how to aid the war effort by making smart food choices under less-than-ideal conditions.