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With our Recipes from 1940s Newspapers, take a look back on the iconic world of Britain’s favorite foods. Unravel the pages of this book to find original recipes and food history that made the decade recognizable.

This book revisits a decade vividly remembered by the world. Following the events of the Second World War, understand the effects rationing had on society; how Britain learned to make food go a long way, thanks to newspaper recipes found in this book. Defined by a significant period of rationing, learn about the recipes that made the decade iconic as reported at the time by the Daily Mirror.

Our editions are available in hardback and softback. Each book is produced to reflect the condition of the newspapers when it was first printed. Why not personalize your gift with Any Name and Message? Or if you want something truly special, opt for our hardback edition and see your personalization embossed in gold on the cover – a present perfect for anyone who wants to get funky with vegetables.

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A collection of newspaper extracts and food recipes from the 1940s. Our softback and hardback editions measure 8.3 x 11.7”. Hardbacks feature your personalization embossed in gold on the front cover, whilst softbacks feature your personalization on the opening page. Please check you have the exact personalization you desire. Accents and other symbols cannot be printed.

Vintage 1940s Classic Recipes Book

  • Personalize with Any Name, Message and optional embossing
  • Available in softback and hardback editions
  • Hardbacks feature gold embossing on the front cover
  • Newspaper extracts of food history from the 1940s
  • Mirrors the newspaper's exact condition when it first went to print
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