Three course meals banned in Hucknall during First World War

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A severe shortage of food during World War One meant that restaurants were not allowed to serve as many as three courses in a meal.

So said Hucknall military historian Coun Jim Grundy when he gave the second in a series of talks at Hucknall Library about different aspects of the ‘Great War’.

What constituted a course gave rise to much debate, the speaker pointed out. One query was whether bubble and squeak counted as separate courses.

 

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