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The fruitcake's colonial past


Our guest editor Dame Clara Furse is interested in how Britain's trading links and colonial past influenced our food culture.

Food Historian Colin Spencer discusses the UK's food culture with the help of Nicola Stanbridge's marmalade, Dame Clara's fruitcake and marmalade and Sarah Montague's homemade fruitcake.

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