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In the Victorian era, people flocked to the cities to find work or take up new business opportunities. Some found wealth, others only poverty. For those with money, the home became a haven (place of safety) in a fast-changing world. The comforts of a warm house and good food had never been more important. However, life was uncertain. In the overcrowded cities, disease was always a threat and, if the main wage-earner died, the members of the family could soon find themselves homeless or with no alternative other than the dreaded workhouse.

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Some recipes you might like to try...


Caraway Seed Cake
Healthiness: (31 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (31 votes)

Salmagundy
Healthiness: (16 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (16 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (16 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (16 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (16 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (16 votes)

Boiled Ham
Healthiness: (30 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (30 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (30 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (30 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (30 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (30 votes)

Lemon and Barley Water
Healthiness: (40 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (40 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (40 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (40 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (40 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (40 votes)

Beef Stew with Dumplings
Healthiness: (23 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (23 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (23 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (23 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (23 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (23 votes)

Brown Bread Ice Cream
Healthiness: (25 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (25 votes)

Victoria Sponge Cake
Healthiness: (134 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (134 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (134 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (134 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (134 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (134 votes)

Hotch Potch
Healthiness: (25 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (25 votes)

Kedgeree
Healthiness: (26 votes) Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (26 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (26 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (26 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (26 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (26 votes)

Lemon Curd
Healthiness: (36 votes) Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (36 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (36 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (36 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (36 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (36 votes)

Fig Jam
Healthiness: (20 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (20 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (20 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (20 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (20 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (20 votes)

Baronet’s Curry
Healthiness: (15 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (15 votes)

Raised Game Pie
Healthiness: (21 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (21 votes)

Indian Chutney
Healthiness: (13 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (13 votes)

And one you might like to AVOID...

Gruel
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