Food and drink

Prawn cocktail

Recipes from the 1960s

Make some favourites from the 60s.

Recipes from the 1960s

Austrian Torte

Recipes from the 1970s

Make some favourites from the 70s.

Recipes from the 1970s

60s party

Party time

Find out how to host a party from the 1960s or 1970s.

60s party

70s party

Melior coffee pot, 1930s

Britain's first cafetiere

The Melior coffee pot from around 1930 was Britain's first cafetiere. Read more about the history of the cafetiere and how we used to make coffee.

A pint of Courage Tavern

1970s drinks

Britain's favourite tipples from the 1970s.

Drinks from the 1970s


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