Charles Dickens and the birth of the classic English Christmas dinner

Christmas 2018 Joan Fitzpatrick, Loughborough University Charles Dickens popularized the traditional, English Christmas in 1843 in his novel A Christmas Carol, when Bob Cratchit and his family sit down on Christmas Day to eat a dinner of goose with mashed potatoes and applesauce accompanied by sage and onion stuffing and followed by Christmas pudding. It’s … Continue reading Charles Dickens and the birth of the classic English Christmas dinner