Pink, pungent, and often used. Originally a thick antiseptic ointment with a distinctive pink color and scented with oil of wintergreen that came in the pictured tin. Invented by cough mixture tycoon Sir William Henry Veno, in 1925.

Pink, pungent, and often used. Originally a thick antiseptic ointment with a distinctive pink color and scented with oil of wintergreen that came in the pictured tin. Invented by cough mixture tycoon Sir William Henry Veno, in 1925.

These 11 best apple recipes will be sure to fill your home with yummy smells and your tummy with a delectable treat

These 11 best apple recipes will be sure to fill your home with yummy smells and your tummy with a delectable treat

I used tinned salmon, and sun dried tomato pesto instead of sun dried tomatoes, and also added peas (no capers) - delicious!

I used tinned salmon, and sun dried tomato pesto instead of sun dried tomatoes, and also added peas (no capers) - delicious!

Lots of ideas for using tin cans. I already use old tins to keep my colouring gear colour coded and prettyful.

Lots of ideas for using tin cans. I already use old tins to keep my colouring gear colour coded and prettyful.

This hearty classic is made with beef in a richly spiced tomato sauce.. Even better the next day! www.recipetineats.com

This hearty classic is made with beef in a richly spiced tomato sauce.. Even better the next day! www.recipetineats.com

2oz tin of Golden Virginia - I remember these tins in school, they were used to keep the plasticine inside.

2oz tin of Golden Virginia - I remember these tins in school, they were used to keep the plasticine inside.

Urvashi shares one of the fastest ways to make a curry. Using canned and frozen veg, the cooking time is a speedy 15 minutes.

Urvashi shares one of the fastest ways to make a curry. Using canned and frozen veg, the cooking time is a speedy 15 minutes.

I have been meaning to use my bundt tin for ages, so I thought it was about time I removed it from the back of my baking cupboard and put it to some use. Then I realised that Mother’s day is …

I have been meaning to use my bundt tin for ages, so I thought it was about time I removed it from the back of my baking cupboard and put it to some use. Then I realised that Mother’s day is …

Ultimate Fudge - This is one of our oldest and most treasured recipes - loved through the generations!  Perfect for a homemade Christmas gift. You can make it too! Click for the recipe »

Ultimate Fudge - This is one of our oldest and most treasured recipes - loved through the generations! Perfect for a homemade Christmas gift. You can make it too! Click for the recipe »

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