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1940s Cookbooks from Newspapers

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  • Available in A4 softback and hardback
  • Hardback editions feature Any Name gold-embossed on the cover!
  • Featuring adverts, columns and recipes as they were originally printed
  • Yummy 1940s Recipes and food ideas

Explore the culinary world of the 40s with our 1940s Cookbooks from Newspapers. The 40s was a significant period in history. With the effects of the Second World War, the culture in the UK was largely changed. But this didn’t stop newspapers conjuring up exciting recipes and food ideas, all of which can be found in this handsome edition.

Featuring novelty adverts, columns and recipes, take a look back through the creative recipes that helped the people of Britain make tasty 1940s dishes, whilst managing the challenges of the rationing era. You can learn how to make the best homemade 'Mustard Sauce’ or a lip-smacking recipe for 'Vienna Steak', from iconic 1940s chefs of the decade.

Taking you on a journey into the past, learn how the domestic goddess could whip up a storm in the kitchen and provide the family with filling meals from rationed goods, collected in this 1940s Cookbook. This 40s Recipe Book is available in softback and hardback, with Any Name embossed in gold on the hardback books, for an extra special touch. It will make a superb gift for any food aficionado to get creative with the culinary world of the 1940s.

Your Personalised 1940s Recipe Book

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How about making this present really stand out with our hardback book, featuring the recipient’s Name embossed in gold on the front cover?

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Why not take your taste buds into the past with our Recipe Newspaper Books, exploring iconic recipes of the decade?

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This 1940s Cookbook from Newspapers contains recipes and food ideas available in A4 softback and hardback. Hardback books will have your personalisation embossed in gold. Products will be produced exactly as you have stated. Accents and other symbols cannot be printed.

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