Making the Empire Christmas Pudding

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    Description: 'Making the Empire Christmas pudding', artwork by F C Harrison produced for the Empire Marketing Board

    Date: 1926-39

    Our Catalogue Reference: CO 956/62

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    1. ala3letter 41 months ago | reply

      Ah ah !! Finally that long lost secret recipe.

      I am French, therefore I need some successful tips from the natives: Is it a true legend that you make the pudding several months before Christmas to let it age on a window sill that faces in the direction of Buckingham Palace in order to attract HRH QE2 good graces ?

    2. simonsterg 40 months ago | reply

      Though not an expert, I think part of the idea is to keep "feeding" it with brandy...

    3. ala3letter 40 months ago | reply

      12-28-2010:

      Thanks, noted.

      Happy Holiday Season !

    4. SteveJM2009 40 months ago | reply

      I love the 'art deco' nature of this artwork, especially the bisected circles of the plates on the dresser.

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