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Historic West Midlands Cookbook

Get a taste of the best traditional West Midlands food with our Historic West Midlands Cookbook. In this series we showcase some of the nation’s most loved old West Midlands recipes throughout history, alongside stunning photography and lots of information.

Personalised West Midlands Recipe Books are perfect for anyone with a passion for food. Whet your appetite for discovering more about the rich and vibrant history of the best food from West Midlands.

Filled with folklore and fascinating facts, this Historic West Midlands Cookbook offers so much more than your run of the mill old West Midlands recipes collection. For starters, there’s generous servings of information on regional dialects, time honoured customs, local trivia and much, much more…

Dig in to discover how to make a variety of traditional West Midlands dishes through recipes handed down, and enjoyed by, past generations. Still hungry for more? In addition to our favourite West Midlands recipes, read about what cake was traditionally eaten on Mothering Sunday, the famous biscuit intended as a slimming aid, how peas prevented starvation and more.

Personalised Historic West Midlands Cookbooks

All books are available in both soft and hardback, with the option to personalise the title page with a personal message. This is the perfect finishing touch to an ideal keepsake gift, which can be enjoyed and treasured for years to come.

Free West Midlands Photograph Print

Each book includes a voucher that entitles you to claim a free print of a historical photo, of your choice, from our extensive collection. All photos are printed in sepia and are A4 in size, mounted on a quality cream mount with a burgundy rule.

The Historic West Midlands Cookbook Range

With titles for every region in the collection we’ve covered the vast majority of the UK. All Historic West Midlands Cookbooks are made to order, and printed in full colour, measuring 189 x 246mm in size.

Delivery Details

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Production Royal Mail 48 APC overnight 24hour
5-7 working days £4.50 £9.95

We operate Monday to Friday only, so weekends and holidays do not count in timescales quoted. Orders placed before 12pm begin production that day (day 1), while orders received after this time begin production the following day. Orders placed on a Friday afternoon or over a weekend will begin production on Monday (day 1).

UK Delivery Services

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International Delivery

Delivery times from production:

Location Royal Mail Air mail Fedex
Delivery Cost Delivery Cost
Europe 3-5 working days £7.50 1-3 working days £20.00
North America 5-7 working days £12.50 1-2 working days £40.00
Rest of World 5-7 working days £12.50 3-5 working days £40.00

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