Health & diet learning journey
Follow the Learning Journey Steps and sample the food at Lancashire's Cottonopolis Restaurant. Choose from our extensive range of original menus!
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Health & Diet Learning Journey Step 1: The Mill Workers All Day Menu
Manchester Mill Workers 1832 Menu
Breakfast (served between 8.00 and 8.30am)
Bread and Butter
Tea or Coffee
Dinner (served 12.00 pm - 1.00 pm)
Boiled potatoes with melted lard or butter and pieces of fried bacon
After Work Supper (served after 7.00 pm,)
Potatoes or Oatmeal
Tea with dash of spirits
Bolton Mill Workers All Day Menu (1930)
Jam butty (sandwich) and tea
Potato Pie, Meat and Potato Pie, Lancashire Hotpot or Potato Hash served with potatoes, carrots, peas and dripping' and a pan of dumplings.
Spare Ribs and Cabbage, wholesome slow cooked ribs with cabbage
Ham Shanks, ham shank soup with peas, lentils and barley.
Tea-time Fish and Chips
Rock salmon served with chips and bread and flour cakes.
Vanillas or fruit pie
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