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A 1940s Christmas Dinner Menu

Planning  a 1940’s themed Christmas dinner?  Then why not print out our fun 40’s themed menu for your guests to choose from.

For fun: Why not put your cooking skills to the test and only use what rations would be available at the time.

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View wartime recipe books from Amazon UK here: Wartime Recipe Books


Homemade broth with garden vegetables


Beetroot and watercrest Salad Main:

Rabbit Stew with potatoes, carrots, cabbage, swede/turnip and dumplings


Vegetable Pie with Cheese and Oatmeal Crust Dessert:

Christmas pudding with cream or ice cream


Bread and Butter Pudding

Ginger Beer/Fruit cocktails/wine

Each of these dishes were made from scratch and because of rationing many families used home grown products such as potatoes, carrots, fruits and more.

Are you planning on a forties themed Christmas party? What could you not live without at Christmas?

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