This collection of recipes is inspired by the life and work of Charles Dickens. Food in the novels od Dickens not only creates character and comedy, but is also a means of highlighting social issues. This wonderful book gives insight into Victorian food and how to prepare it. Let yourself dive into Victorian England, experience the food from a grand wedding breakfast to a bread-and-butter tea. Why not try Betsey prig's Twopenny Salad, or the Dickens' family recipe for Twelfth Cake. We guarantee you'll be asking for more.