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Fabulous foods popular with your grandparents' generation

Lovefood Logo By Ella Buchan of Lovefood | Slide 1 of 30: Salads were encased in Jell-O, prawns swam in creamy pink sauce and desserts were regularly set alight. The wartime era and decades that followed produced and popularized many interesting dishes, some of them now only served with lashings of irony and others that have become enduring classics. Then there are those, of course, that no one wants to see – or taste – ever again. Here are a few foods that prove that, while some things may have been better in the good old days, not everything was...

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Salads were encased in Jell-O, prawns swam in creamy pink sauce and desserts were regularly set alight. The wartime era and decades that followed produced and popularized many interesting dishes, some of them now only served with lashings of irony and others that have become enduring classics. Then there are those, of course, that no one wants to see – or taste – ever again. Here are a few foods that prove that, while some things may have been better in the good old days, not everything was...
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