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Take your tastebuds on a trip back in time!

A Taste of Modern History is a recipe book of historical North West recipes, featuring traditional dishes from the past that would have sustained the mill workers and gentry of our industrial heritage. Order a FREE copy of the book and discover what dishes fuelled the North West while it was changing the world. 

Order your FREE copy of our recipe book now and find out what our ancestors ate. 

A HISTORICAL RECIPE BOOK JOURNEY THROUGH NORTH WEST CUISINE.   Image of A Taste of Modern History Recipe Book Front Cover

Quickstep Pudding, Lancashire Hot Pot and Parched Peas are just some of the dishes included in A Taste of Modern History Recipe Book.  Featuring traditional historic recipes from around the North West plus lots of ideas for great days out.

Order your copy now and find out what sustained the workers, mill owners and inventors who gave the North West its rich industrial heritage.

Photograph of Robert Owen Brown with A Taste of Modern History FoodThe book also includes suggestions from the general public who were asked to provide their old family recipes plus a recipe from Robert Owen Brown Executive Head Chef at The Mark Addy who when asked about the idea said “From the cockles and oysters of Cumbria, through to the meats and cheeses of Lancashire and Cheshire, the North West has some of the finest ingredients around, so it’s no surprise that the region is renowned for its cookery and has contributed more than its fair share of dishes on tables across the nation.'' 

To order your own copy of A Taste Of Modern History recipe book just complete this form.  

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