What shall we have for dinner?

In 1851, Catherine Dickens published a book of recipes and menus called What Shall We Have for Dinner? It reveals what the Dickens family ate, and that Catherine was a competent and resourceful housekeeper.

What shall we have for dinner? By Lady Maria Clutterbuck (Catherine Dickens). ‘New Edition’, 1852.

What shall we have for dinner? By Lady Maria Clutterbuck (Catherine Dickens). ‘New Edition’, 1852. [lib]6822  © Charles Dickens Museum

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