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Top 5 Dickensian recipes

Food is a key theme in the work of novelist Charles Dickens, from the pork pie that Pip stole for Magwitch in Great Expectations to the “highly geological home-made cake” which features in Martin Chuzzlewit.

With Pen Vogler’s book Dinner with Dickens, fans of Victorian cooking can try their hand at recreating more than 60 dishes featured in the author’s work, including ‘charitable soup’, oxtail stew and pineapple rum…

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