Product: The Sims 4
Which language are you playing the game in? English
How often does the bug occur? Every time (100%)
What is your current game version number? 22.214.171.1240
What expansions, game packs, and stuff packs do you have installed? All packs up to Cottage Living.
Steps: How can we find the bug ourselves? Ice Cream and Popcorn can be made with no ingredients which makes no sense if the Simple Living lot trait is active.
What happens when the bug occurs? Sims can make Ice Cream or Popcorn despite having Simple Living lot challenge.
What do you expect to see? Sims should not be able to make Ice Cream and Popcorn without having ingredients to make them.
Have you installed any customization with the game, e.g. Custom Content or Mods? Not now. I've removed them.
Did this issue appear after a specific patch or change you made to your system? No
The Kava Bowl, which lists kava as an optional ingredient, is also not affected by the lot challenge.