This section is from the book "One Hundred And One Practical Non-Flesh Recipes", by Margaret Blatch. Also available from Amazon: One hundred and one practical non-flesh recipes.
1/2 pint of Water or Stock.
1/2 oz. Butter or Nut Margarine.
1 medium-sized Onion.
3 outside leaves of Celery.
1 teaspoonful of Flour.
1/2 teaspoonful of Marmite.
Mince the vegetables and fry for 15 minutes in the butter until well brown, add the flour and stir until smooth, then add the water and cook slowly for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Season with Marmite and a pinch of salt and pepper, simmer for 5 minutes, then pass through a fine sieve and serve with any savoury dishes, also vegetables.